Summer/Fall 2022

IBD Live

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. (ET)

July 7, 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11, 18, 25
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 8, 15

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 to 6:30 p.m. (ET)

July 7
August 4
September 1
October 6
November 3
December 1

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

Fridays, with the exception of the 1st Friday of the month │ 6:45 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. (ET)

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. Contact Alimah Cooper at [email protected] for additional information.

June 10, 2022 – Endoscopy Broadcast
June 17, 2022 – Pediatric Broadcast
June 24, 2022 – Foregut Broadcast

July 8, 2022 – Colorectal
July 15, 2022 – Trauma
July 22, 2022 – Endoscopy
July 29, 2022 – HPB

August 12, 2022 – Hernia
August 19, 2022 – Breast
August 26, 2022 – Endoscopy

September 9, 2022 – Pediatrics
September 16, 2022 – Colorectal
September 16, 2022 – Foregut
September 23, 2022 – Trauma
September 30, 2022 – Bariatric

October 14, 2022 – Hernia
October 21, 2022 – HPB
October 28, 2022 – Breast

November 11, 2022 – Endoscopy
November 18, 2022 – Pediatrics

December 9, 2022 – Foregut
December 16, 2022 – Colorectal

Live from Cleveland Clinic

Join us for these live, interactive CME broadcasts on hot topics in GI, General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery. Contact Rita Rys at [email protected] for further information on any of these broadcasts.

July 13 | 6 – 7:15 p.m. (ET)
Fatty Liver Medical Home

August 10, 2022 | 6 – 7:15 p.m. (ET)
Robotic Colorectal Surgery

September 14, 2022 | 6 – 7:15 p.m. (ET)
Metabolic Surgery

October 12, 2022 | 6 – 7:15 p.m. (ET)
Chronic Pancreatitis

November 9, 2022 | 6 – 7:15 p.m. (ET)
Dealing with Complex Fistulas

December 14, 2022 | 6 – 7:15 p.m. (ET)
General Surgery Emergencies


June 17, July 15, Aug 19, Sept 16, Oct 14, Nov 18, Dec 16 | 7 a.m. - 8 a.m. (ET)
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 at


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”. Contact Alimah Cooper at [email protected] for additional information.

August 5, 2022 │ 6:45 AM - 7:30 AM (ET)
Advances in the Treatment of Peritoneal Malignancy
Presenter: Delia Cortés Guiral, MD, PhD, FACS (European Society of Surgical Oncology)
Moderator: Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD (CC Florida, Weston)

September 2, 2022 │ 6:45 AM - 7:30 AM (ET)
Adrian Park, MD (Anne Arundel Medical Center)

October 7, 2022 │ 6:45 AM - 7:30 AM (ET)
Fluorescent Image Guided Surgery in Surgical Oncology
Vivian Strong, MD (Memorial Sloan Kettering Westchester)
Moderator: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS (CC Florida, Weston)

November 4, 2022 │ 6:45 AM - 7:30 AM (ET)
Advancing Global Education
Antonio M. Lacy, MD, PhD (Hospital Clinic of Barcelona)
Moderator: Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD (CC Florida, Weston)

December 2, 2022 │ 6:45 AM - 7:30 AM (ET)
Ali Aminian, MD (CC Main Campus)


June 1, September 7, and December 7, 2022 │ 6:30 to 8 p.m. (ET)
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.


June 28, Sept. 20, and Nov. 15, 2022 │ 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM (ET)
This educational series meets quarterly. It offers an opportunity for healthcare providers to learn in real time from top-practicing IBD specialists’ world-wide, presenting new research and advances in the management of complex inflammatory bowel diseases. 

Esophagus LIVE

Oct 13, Dec 8 - 5:15 to 6:15 PM (ET)
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.

Endoscopic Intramural Surgery / Third Space Endoscopy Hands On Event

June 10-11, 2022 | Cleveland, OH
This symposium is designed to introduce the attendees to new and emerging techniques in Third Space Endoscopy/Endoscopic Intramural Surgery within the gastrointestinal tract. This course will feature hot topics in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in Third Space Endoscopy/Endoscopic Intramural Surgery by Cleveland Clinic world-renowned experts. The course includes an interactive hands-on skills lab for POEM, POP (G-POEM), ESD and Zenker’s diverticulum.

GI Endoscopy Citywide Rounds is a unique non-CME educational networking opportunity. The event allows healthcare providers to share experiences and lessons in management of difficult, advanced endoscopy cases as well as foster collaboration between medical, surgical and endoscopy teams among healthcare institutions within the region.

This is a 1 ½ day course which 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. Register here.

CADEC is a hands-on CME activity that includes a ½ day surgical skills lab (non-CME). The course 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 endoscopy providers. This 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.Register here.

Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery Fellows Career Development Symposium | September 16 – 17, 2022
This 4th annual event, endorsed by SAGES, provides current MIS and Bariatric fellows from around the country with career and personal development advice from practicing general and bariatric surgeons. We invite past society presidents, program directors and thought leaders from private, hospital and academic practices to share their wisdom, experiences, and good humor. Talks are on a variety of topics including finding a job, negotiating your worth, choosing an academic vs private practice, work life balance and learning from your mistakes. Our course provides a unique opportunity to virtually meet with leaders in MIS and bariatric and truly welcome our fellows to the MIS and bariatric communities.

INTENSIVE REVIEW OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY | September 23-26, 2022 │ ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV
Earn up to 30.5 CME credits/MOC points. Visit the course website for details at Registration for Cleveland Clinic Caregivers is free. Use promo code GIBD22.

DDSI Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Symposium | September 28 – 7 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. (ET)
Join us in-person for this inaugural CME event at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. Virtual option will also be available.

Cleveland Clinic Emerging Gastrointestinal and Surgery Technology Forum | November 16 – 5 to 8 p.m. (ET)
This complimentary virtual event focuses on trending areas in digestive diseases with an emphasis on innovation and new technologies. This will be a 3 hour event which will include 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. 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.

57th Annual Gastroenterology Update: Controversies, Innovations, Research
Saturday, November 12, 2022 │ Corporate College East │ Warrensville Heights, OH

Liver 20th Annual Liver Update
Friday, December 2, 2022 │ Corporate College East │ Warrensville Heights, OH