Course Directors

Irving Waxman, MD, FASGE
Sara and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Director of the Center for endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT)

William Brugge, MD
Director, Pancreas Biliary Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine                                                     Harvard Medical School

Uzma Siddiqui, MD, FASGE
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of The Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT)
Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Advanced Endoscopy Training


International Course Faculty

Alberto Larghi, MD, PhD
Director of the Endoscopic Ultrasound Program
Digestive Endoscopy Unit
Catholic Unversity
Rome, Italy

Vinay Dhir, MD, DNB, FASGE
Director, Baldota Institue of Digestive Sciences
Global Hospital, Parel
Mumbai, India

Julio Iglesias Garcia, MD, PhD
Head of Endoscopy Unit, Dept of Gastroenterology and HepatologyUniversity Hospital of Santiago                            de Compostela, Spain

Luis C. Sabbagh, MD, FASGE                                               Chief of the Department of Gastroenterology Reina Sofia and Colombia University Clinics, Director of Postgraduate Program Sanitas University Foundation, Director of the World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO) Bogota Training Center, President of the Pan-American Gastroenterology Organization (OPGE), Past President of the Colombian Association for Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

National Course Faculty

Vanessa Shami, MD                                                      Associate Professor of Internal Medicine,  Director of Endosonography University of Virginia Digestive Health System                                                                   Charlottesville, VA

Mouen Khashab, MD                                                           Associate Professor of Medicine,  Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy Johns Hopkins Hospital Sheikh Zayed Bldg,  Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology              Baltimore, MD

Douglas Adler,  MD, FACG, AGAF,FASGE                     Professor of Medicine, Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy, Director, GI Fellowship Program, Gastroenterology and Hepatology University of Utah School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Center
Salt Lake City, Utah

Brenna Casey, MD, FASGE
Interventional Gastroenterology, Director of Endoscopic Training, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School                                                                               Boston, MA

Amrita Sethi, MD, FASGE                                                 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy Services, New York-Presbyterian University, Hospital of Columbia and Cornel                                            New York, NY

Kai Matthes, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School, Founder & Owner, Endosim LLCMD
Boston, MA

University of Chicago Faculty

Christopher Chapman, MD                                                 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Bariatric Endoscopy

John F. Renz, MD, PhD
Professor of /Surgery
Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery

Mark Ferguson, MD
Professor of Surgery
Head, Thoracic Surgery Service, Director , Residency Program in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery

Ward Reeves, MD
Clinical Associate of Pathology

Mitchell C. Posner, MD
Thomas D. Jones Professor of Surgery
Chief, Section of General Surgery
Chief, Surgical Oncology, Medical Director, Clinical Cancer Programs, Department of Surgery

Kyle Hogarth, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Bronchoscopy and Minimally Invasive Diagnostics, Co-Director, Upper Aerodigestive Cancer Risk Clinic, medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program