Spring/Summer 2023

IBD Live

Thursdays, 7 – 8 a.m. (ET)

April 20, 27
May 18
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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

First Thursday of month, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (ET)

May 11 
June 1
July 13
August 3

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. 

Endoscopy LIVE

Tuesdays, 7 7:30 a.m. (ET)

April 25
May 23
June 13, 27
July 11, 25

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. 

Surgery Live

6:45 – 7:15 a.m. (Every 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Friday)

April 14, 21, 28
May 12, 19
June 9, 16, 23, 30
July 14, 21, 28

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. 

LIVE from Cleveland Clinic

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

Wednesday, April 19, 6 – 7:15 p.m.
Updates in Rectal Cancer

Wednesday, May 10, 6 – 7:15 p.m.
Surgical Management of Acute Pancreatitis: Abdominal Decompression to Necrosectomy

  • Please contact Rita Rys for additional information.

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 6 – 7:15 p.m.
Small Molecules in IBD

  • Please contact Rita Rys for additional information.

Hereditary LIVE

7 p.m. (ET)
April 20
June 15

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. 


7 – 8 a.m. (ET)
April 21
May 19
June 16

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.

Wednesday, April 26, 7 – 8 a.m. (ET)
MILESTONES TO SUCCESS: Improving Survival in Colon Cancer

This interactive, complimentary CME event will focus on different approaches to colon cancer and the technical improvement process, the importance of adjuvant therapy in colon cancer and the new concept of Complete Mesocolic Excision.

6:45 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. (ET), every 1st Friday of the month
May 5
June 2
August 4

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. 

ENDOSCOPIC INTRAMURAL SURGERY/THIRD SPACE ENDOSCOPY: Insights & Tricks of the Trade 5th Annual Hands-On Course

June 1 – 2

Annual CME symposium, including 7 hours for surgical skills hands-on lab (non-CME), introduces attendees to new and emerging techniques in third space endoscopy/endoscopic intramural surgery within the gastrointestinal tract. Earn CME/MOC points.


6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (ET)
July 19

Landerhaven, Maple Heights, Ohio

Twice yearly, 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.


6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (ET)
June 7

Hilton DoubleTree, Tudor Arms Hotel – Crystal Ballroom

IBD Citywide Rounds is a unique non-CME educational activity that will allow healthcare providers to share experiences and lessons in management of difficult IBD patients and foster collaboration between medical, surgical and endoscopy teams among healthcare institutions within the region. In addition to discussing up-to-date management strategies for IBD, it will create a platform for training fellows to learn and share experiences that will help shape the next generation of IBD specialists. 

Global IBD Visiting Professorship – Live Broadcast

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
“Managing Acute Disease Activity in the Pregnant Patient with IBD”
Professor Uma Mahadevan, MD, PhD – UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Register today.

EIM LIVE (Extra-intestinal Manifestation in IBD Virtual Education Series)

Quarterly 6 – 7:15 p.m. (ET)
April 18
June 27
September 26
November 28

Join us for our newest LIVE series focusing on the common Extra-Intestinal Manifestations associated with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, including joint, skin and eye manifestations as well as fatigue, anemia and metabolic bone disease. All sessions will be held from 6 to 7:15 pm (ET) and will include multi-disciplinary talks from IBD and subspecialty faculty experts with interactive case discussions. 


August 10 – 12

Tudor Arms Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio

This 1 ½ day course will provide a high-level overview of many topics related to professional development for surgeons in early training. Specifically, there will be a strong emphasis on challenges that disproportionately affect women trainees, and strategies for navigating those challenges.