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infoPOEMS- GI & Liver

Gary Ferenchick, MD

Location: Salons 3, 4, 6

  1. Highlights from recent consensus documents on H pylori

  2. H pylori is the major risk factor for gastric cancer (GC)

  3. Eradication of HP is associated with less risk for GC

  4. PPI AND ASA for 9 years improves outcomes in patients with Barrett’s Esophagus (BE)

  5. AGA and CAG clinical guideline on dyspepsia

  6. Diet quality is associated with hepatic steatosis

Speaker Bio(s):

Gary Ferenchick, MD, MS is Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he practices general internal medicine and is deeply involved in MSU-CHM major curriculum renovation. He earned his master’s degree in human nutrition and medical degree from Michigan State University and completed his residency training in internal medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he has been a faculty member for over 25 year. Dr. Ferenchick is a Past-President of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine. His research interest is the interface between medical education and information technology.

Earlier Event: May 4
infoPOEMS- Headache
Later Event: May 4
infoPOEMS- Prevention