Winter 2023

IBD Live

7 a.m. – 8 a.m. (ET)

January 5, 12, 26, 2023
February 2, 9, 16, 23, 2023
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2023

This is a weekly one-hour interactive webcast with discussions of notable cases from around the world hosted by Dr. Miguel Regueiro, Chairman of the Department of Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute at Cleveland Clinic. CME credit with MOC points (ABIM, ABS and ABP) available. 

Obesity Live

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (ET)

January 5, 2023
February 2, 2023
March 2, 2023

Obesity Live is a monthly program that will broadcast the first Thursday of every month. It is an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional case-based virtual webcast discussing current and emergent obesity therapies. Each 60-minute case program is divided into 2 de-identified cases, each 30 minutes (7 min case followed by multidisciplinary discussion). Includes complimentary CME and MOC points. 

Surgery Live

6:45 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. every 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Friday

Jan 13, 20, 27, 2023
Feb 10, 17, 24, 2023
Mar 10, 17, 24, 31, 2023

Each broadcast focuses on cases, presentations and interactive discussion with faculty. It covers topics within different sub-specialties: Bariatric, Breast, Colorectal, Endoscopy, Foregut, Hernia, Hepato-Pancreatico- Biliary (HPB), Pediatrics, and Trauma. Registration is free and not required to participate in the program. Register to receive email alerts, connection details and program updates. Contact Alimah Cooper at for additional information.


January 13, 20, 27, 2023


February 9, 16, 23, 2023

Live from Cleveland Clinic

Join us for these live, interactive CME broadcasts on hot topics in GI, General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 – 6 to 7:15 p.m.
Fatty Liver and Kidneys: How Far Goes the Strike?

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 – 6 to 7:15 p.m.
The Small, the Large and the Ugly: Management of Bowel Obstructions
Contact Rita Rys for additional information

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 – 6 to 7:15 p.m.
Pouch and Pouch Complications
Contact Rita Rys for additional information

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 – 6 to 7:15 p.m.
Small Bowel Strictures in Crohn’s Disease
Contact Rita Rys for additional information

PB Live

7 a.m. – 8 a.m. (ET)
Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, 2023

Pancreaticobiliary LIVE (PB Live) is an interactive, multi-institution, online physician education series focusing on pancreatic, biliary, and advanced endoscopy case-based presentations. PB Live is a working collaboration between Cleveland Clinic and UPMC/University of Pittsburgh. CME credit is available for this program. Join the PB LIVE mailing list.

Innovations in Surgery

6:45 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. (ET)
February 3, March 3, 2023, Every first Friday of the month

These broadcasts feature internationally renowned leaders in laparoscopic, robotic and minimally invasive surgery as they present and stimulate discussion about cutting edge techniques and technology as well as current controversies and conundrums. Registration is free or you can watch live on the day of the broadcast. The password is “innovations”. Contact Alimah Cooper at for additional information. 

Esophagus Live

5:15 – 6:15 p.m. (ET)
Feb 9, 2023

ESOPHAGUS LIVE offers free, bimonthly accredited multidisciplinary, online, cutting edge case discussions with other professionals. Participants include gastroenterologists, surgeons, pathologists, trainees, and related subspecialty medical professionals, and some of the leading esophageal programs and thought leaders participate. CME and MOC credit is available for this live program.

  • Contact Rita Rys at for further information.

Endoscopy Live - NEW

6:45 to 7:15 a.m. (ET)
1st & 3rd Tuesdays

First session: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

February 14, 28
March 14, 28

Endoscopy LIVE is a biweekly interinstitutional multidisciplinary, 30-minutes educational case-based discussion broadcast focusing on the endoscopic management of different complex digestive diseases. Topics include: Esophagus, Colon, Stomach, General endoscopy, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB), Inflammatory bowel disease, Motility, Bariatric Endoscopy, Liver, Interventional Endoscopy, GI cancers, Celiac disease, Small bowel, and much more. Contact Cheryl DiMattia at

Hereditary Live

6 to 7 p.m. (ET)

Feb 16, 2023

Hereditary Live is a unique platform for clinicians to present challenging cases and get feedback from international experts with a focus on patients with hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes. This multi-specialist bi-monthly conference, endorsed by the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancers (CGA-IGC) includes surgeons, gastroenterologists, genetic counsellors, pathologists, radiologists, oncologists, and more, exploring the nuances of hereditary cancer through cases from across the country. Please contact Rita Rys for additional information. 

5th Annual Updates in General Surgery 

January 20 - 23, 2023 - Vail, CO

This annual event will provide an interactive and comprehensive experience focusing on management and treatment options from a general surgical perspective. The goal of the Cleveland Clinic presents Updates in General Surgery is to provide an atmosphere to foster collaboration, innovation and sharing a cost-effective diagnostic approach for patients with complex general surgery cases involving hernia, colorectal and trauma surgery. Foregut, bariatric and endocrine topics will also be discussed, along with a variety of topics affecting the rural/community surgeon. We will cover what is new in enhanced recovery protocols and offer interactive sessions consisting of cases and questions and answers. American Board of Surgery (ABS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) self-assessment credits will be offered. Great refresher course for ABSITE training exam. Course Website

GI Endoscopy Citywide Dinner Rounds

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

6111 Landerhaven Drive,
Mayfield Heights

This is a unique non-CME educational networking opportunity which allows regional healthcare providers to share experiences and lessons in management of difficult advanced endoscopy cases and foster collaboration between medical, surgical and endoscopy teams. This activity is directed to a regional audience of healthcare professionals including physicians, surgeons, residents, fellows, nurses, physician assistants and allied healthcare professionals specializing in treatment of patients requiring advanced endoscopic procedures. Registration is required no later than January 12, 2023. Register now