The 7th Biennial 

State-of-the-Art in Gastrointestinal

Endoscopy Course


Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).  

The Pacific Northwest Gastroenterology Society (PNWGS) is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The PNWGS designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 8 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

NOTE: PNWGS offers ABIM MOC points for this activity for learners choosing to participate in the MOC program. Learners are NOT required to participate in any MOC activities in order to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for this activity.​

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

​Joo Ha Hwang, M.D., PhD.

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Surgery (by courtesy)
Director, Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Stanford Medicine

Kunjali T. Padhya, M.D.​

Swedish Health Services

Andrew Ross, M.D.

Executive Medical Director of the Center for Digestive Health at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

March 4, 2023

Hyatt Olive 8

Downtown Seattle

2023 Course Directors

Thank you for attending!

March 4, 2023

Broaden Your  Pacific Northwest Network

  • Gastroenterology healthcare providers from the Pacific Northwest region, including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, and Montana.
  • Designed for gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows, gastrointestinal surgeons, and gastroenterology mid-level providers and nurses.

Attend Hands-On Workshops and Video Sessions

  • Hands-On workshops throughout the day will provide live practice, demonstrations and feature the latest endoscopic products and devices.
  • Video sessions demonstrating the latest techniques in ERCP, EMR/ESD and choledochopancreatoscopy.

Learn with Leading Experts

  • Locally and nationally recognized experts in the field of endoscopy will explore a variety of difficult clinical problems.

  • Lectures cover the role of new techniques in diagnosis, management and treatment of gastrointestinal, biliary, and pancreatic disorders.

  • This activity has been approved for 8 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
  • Earn  up to 8 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.