Spring/Summer 2023


Thursdays from 7 a.m. - 8 a.m. (ET)
Sept 7, 14, 21; Oct 5, 12; Nov 2, 9, 16, 30; Dec 7, 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. Join our mail list.


First Thursday of each month; 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (ET)
September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7

ObesityLIVE is an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional case-based virtual monthly meeting to discuss current and emergent obesity therapies. This 60-minute case conference is divided into two (2) de-identified cases, each 30 minutes; including multidisciplinary discussion within each case presentation. Includes complimentary CME and MOC points. Register here.


6:45 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. every 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Friday
Sept 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 8 and 15, 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-Pancreato 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. Don't want to register? Click here to watch live on the day of the broadcast. The password is "surgerylive".


Twice monthly (2nd and 4th Tuesday); 7 - 7:30 a.m. (ET)
September 12 & 26, October 10 & 24, November 14, December 12

EndoscopyLIVE is an interinstitutional, multidisciplinary, 30-minute educational case-based virtual presentation focusing on the endoscopic management of different complex digestive diseases. Register here.


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

September 13, 2023 – 6 to 7:15 p.m. (ET)

Management of Early Gastric and Colorectal Neoplasia. Register here.

October 11, 2023 – 6 to 7:15 p.m. (ET)

Diverticulitis Update. Register here.

November 8, 2023 – 6 to 7:15 p.m. (ET)

Gut Malrotation and the new Gut Malrotation Correction (GMC) procedure. Register here.


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. Contact Alimah Cooper for details.

Upcoming events:

6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (ET)
September 13, 2023, Wagner’s of Westlake – Grand Ballroom

30855 Center Ridge Road │Westlake, OH 44145 Register today.

December 6, 2023, Hilton DoubleTree – Tudor Arms, Crystal Ballroom

10660 Carnegie Avenue │Cleveland, OH 44106. Register today.

Global IBD Visiting Professorship – Live Broadcast

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Topic: “Treatment Sequencing in IBD: Where Do We Start and What Comes Next?”
Presenter: David Rubin, MD, PhD from the University of Chicago Medicine in Chicago, IL. Register today.

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Topic: “Precision Medicine for IBD”
Presenter: Marla C. Dubinsky, MD from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY. Register today.


Monthly, 3rd Friday. 7 to 8 am (ET)
Sept 22; Nov 17, Dec 15, 2023

Pancreaticobiliary LIVE (PB Live) is an interactive, multi-institution, online physician monthly 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 mailing list.

Cleveland Clinic Advanced Endoscopy Course (CADEC)

September 23-24, 2023
InterContinental Cleveland Hotel; CCF Simulation & Advanced Skills Center Lab

This hands-on CME activity which includes a half-day surgical skills lab (non-CME), is designed to educate attendees on the management of complex cases that need advanced interventional endoscopy care, emphasizing excellence of care, safety, and a multidisciplinary approach for both academic

medicine and private practice endoscopy providers. This annual hands-on event will review, innovate, and share new upcoming procedures and devices to treat patients in need of minimally invasive endoscopic interventions with cutting edge technology. Earn MOC and 8.0 CME points. Register today.

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

Quarterly 6 - 7:15 p.m. (ET)
September 26th & November 28th, 2023

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. Register today.

Disparities in Healthcare: From Patient to Provider

September 27, 2023

This is an interactive virtual half-day CME symposium designed to educate participants on the presence of healthcare disparities in underserved populations. Participants will learn the latest screening, medical and surgical management strategies for patients subject to disparities in care. Additionally, participants will explore topics in diversity, equity and inclusion as they relate to the providers delivering health care and learn techniques to enhance a clinical environment centered on diversity, equity and inclusion. Contact Jen DiPiero at dipierj@ccf.org for more information.


6:45 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. every 1st Friday of the month
October 6, November 3, December 1, 2023

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 click here to watch live on the day of the broadcast. The password is “innovations”.

Esophagus LIVE Bimonthly (2nd Thursday) 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. ET

Oct 12; Dec 14, 2023

Bi-monthly live, interactive webcasts multidisciplinary, cutting-edge virtual case discussions with leading esophageal programs and thought leaders from across the country. CME/MOC certified. Join mailing list.

Gastroenterology Update: Controversies, Innovations, Research

Saturday, November 4, 2023
Corporate College East, Warrensville Heights, OH

This in-person educational program will provide updates in diagnoses, treatments, and cutting-edge research on gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. Included are didactic lectures and case-based panel discussions from world-renowned gastroenterology specialists. Featured are a variety of topics in the areas of Neurogastroenterology & Motility, General GI, Swallowing Center, Therapeutic Advanced Endoscopy, Liver Diseases, and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases as comprehensive reviews of gastroenterology. Register today. Contact Alimah Cooper for more details.

2nd Annual Emerging Gastrointestinal and Surgical Technology Forum (Virtual)

December 4 & 5, 2023 – 5 to 7 p.m. (ET)

This virtual 2nd annual event focuses on trending areas in digestive diseases with an emphasis on innovation and new technologies. This will be a 2-day virtual event held December 4 and 5, with a broad-based audience of national and international healthcare providers, administrators, and industry partners. Format includes a series of panel-based discussions on topics emerging in digestive disease care. Panels will be composed of physician subject matter experts, innovators, CEO’s, industry-based business development leaders, and venture capitalists. This will allow for a diverse discussion of pathways and value, making this a unique forum for innovation. We have developed this series of panels and questions based on areas of innovation in digestive diseases, including Endoscopy, Surgery, Robotics, Innovation in Medicine, and artificial intelligence in digestive disease space. Each session will be led by a moderator who will have a pre-determined set of questions to ask the panel, including cases. There will be dedicated time at the end of each session for the audience to engage in the conversation and ask any questions they have. Contact Jen DiPiero for more information.


Bi-monthly; 6 to 7 p.m. (ET)
Dec 21, 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 Jen DiPiero for additional information.