New England Boston International Live Endoscopy Course

The next course will occur Fall 2017, please check back later for registration.

A unique live endoscopy course designed for gastroenterologists, surgical endoscopists, gastroenterology fellows, and GI nurses from October 29-31, 2015 with simultaneous live satellite transmissions featuring cases performed by an outstanding national and international faculty. Cases will be transmitted live from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Roger Williams Medical Center, and Yale New Haven Hospital. State-of-the-art lectures will cover techniques and advances in GI Endoscopy.

At the conclusion of this conference the participant should be able to determine indications and contraindications for advanced endoscopic procedures, describe the role of endoscopy in the management of gastrointestinal disease, and assess new technology in digestive disease management.

Course Directors

Paul Akerman, MD
Roger Williams Medical Center

William Brugge, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Ram Chuttani, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

David Lichtenstein, MD
Boston Medical Center

Douglas Pleskow, MD
BethIsrael Deaconess Medical Center

John Saltzman, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Christopher C. Thompson, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital

PLUS: Hands-on Workshops, EMR/ESD Course, Advanced ERCP for Fellows, EUS Workshop

2015 Brochure | 2015 Agenda

CME Credit

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and Boston International Live Endoscopy Course. The ASGE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ASGE designates the main NEBILEC course for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: No nursing credits will be offered this year.

ADA Statement: ASGE and New England Boston International Live Endoscopy Course fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If any participant of this conference is in need of accommodation, please do not hesitate to contact Michele Ryan (617) 525-8266.

The contents of some CME activities may contain discussions of non-approved or off-label uses of some of the agents mentioned. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.


Baystate Medical Center
David Desilets MD, PhD

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Tyler Berzin, MD
Ram Chuttani, MD
Douglas Pleskow, MD
Mandeep Sawhney, MD

Boston Medical Center - VAMC
David Lichtenstein, MD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Hiroyuki Aihara, MD PhD
Kunal Jajoo, MD
Linda Lee, MD
Marvin Ryou, MD
John Saltzman, MD
Christopher Thompson, MD

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Timothy Gardner, MD
Stuart Gordon, MD
Richard Rothstein, MD

Lahey Medical Center
Fred Gordon, MD
Ann Marie Joyce, MD
Mark Sterling, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital
William Brugge, MD
Brenna Casey, MD
David Forcione, MD
Peter Kelsey, MD
Norman Nishioka, MD

Roger Williams Medical Center
Paul Akerman, MD
Alan Epstein, MD
Nabil Toubia, MD

Tufts Medical Center
Moises Gelrud, MD
Sanjay Hegde, MD
Allen Hwang, MD

UMass Medical Center
Kanishka Bhattacharya, MD
David Cave, MD
Wahid Wassef, MD
Jaroslav Zivny, MD

University of Connecticut Health Center
John W. Birk, MD

University of Vermont Fletcher Allen
Eric Ganguly, MD
James Vecchio, MD
Richard Zubarik, MD

Yale New Haven Hospital
Harry Aslanian, MD
James Farrell, MD
Priya Jamidar, MD
Loren Laine, MD
John Allen, MD

International Faculty
Alessandro Repici, MD