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Tennessee Society of Gastroenterology & Endoscopy (TSGE) GI Update


Tennessee Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (TSGE) GI Update

Saturday, April 4, 2015

8:00 am3:00 pm

MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center



About this Conference: The TSGE is excited to offer their annual meeting in Kingsport, TN, on Saturday, April 4th.  This multiple speaker program will focus on areas of current development & interest in the GI field of medicine.

Distinguished Speakers: 
  • Curtis Argo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Jeffrey Fenyves, MD, President, Tennessee Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • William Harb, MD, FASCRS
  • Bergein Gene Overholt, MD, FACP, MACG
  • Mihir Patel, MD
  • Colleen Schmitt, MD, MHS, FASGE, President of American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Patti CanHook, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN, Associate Dean, Practice and Community Partnerships, East Tennessee State University
Agenda: Click here
Presentations: Click here to view presentations (as they become available)
Target Audience: Family Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, OB/GYN Physicians, Surgeons, GI physicians, PAs, Advanced Practice Nurses

Overall Conference Objectives:

 As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize potential patients with symptoms of Eosiniphilic Esophagitis.
  • Stratify risks for patients having Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH).
  • Appropriately evaluate pancreatic masses found on radiography
  • Appropriately choose therapy for IBS subtypes.
  • Initiate or help manage Hep C treatment for various genotypes.
  • Understand appropriate role of robotic GI surgery.
 Address: Meadowview Conference Center
1901 Meadowview Parkway, Kingsport, TN, 37660


A limited number of standard rooms are available at a reduced group room rate of $99 for Friday night, April 3rd at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center. In order to take advantage of the reduced room rate, reservations must be made on or before March 13, 2015. Please call Marriott Reservations at 1 (800) 228-9290 or (423) 578-6600 to make sleeping room reservations.  Please identify yourself as part of the TSGE Annual Meeting group staying at the MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center, located at 1901 Meadowview Parkway, Kingsport, TN  37660-7375.

TSGE Members: $60 
All Others: $75
Registration: Online registration is closed, registration will be accepted at the door.
Activity Director: Jeffrey Fenyves, MD, Tennessee Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
 quillen logo ACCME Accreditation: The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a minimum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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CNE Credit:  5.75 continuing nursing education contact hours for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  
This educational event may contain nursing pharmacology credits and may be used to fulfill your pharmacology nursing CE requirement.

*As of Jan 1, 2015, the ETSU College of Nursing has implemented a $15 Nursing Contact Hour Fee for all conferences.  If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here to pay the fee directly.  If you have any questions, please email    


Joint Providership: 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 Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and Tennessee Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (TSGE). Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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