NASPGHAN Single Topic Symposium
The Next 50 Years: Technology and the Future of Pediatric Gastroenterology
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Course Director
Peter Lu, MD, MS
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Planning Committee
Ankur Chugh, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Jasbir Dhaliwal, MBBS, MRCPCH, MSc, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Jeannie Huang, MD, MPH, Rady Children's Hospital/UCSD
Jennifer Lee, MD, Nationwide Children's Hospital
John Rosen, MD, Children’s Mercy Kansas City
Jason Silverman, MD, MSc, University of Alberta
Sana Syed, MD, MSCR, MSDS, University of Virginia

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Innovation and Technology Development in Pediatric GI
Moderator: Peter Lu, MD, MS, Nationwide Children's Hospital and Jenifer Lightdale, MD, MPH, UMass Memorial

8:00 AM Introduction
Jenifer Lightdale, MD, MPH, UMass Memorial
8:10 AM A historical perspective on innovation in pediatric GI
Michael K. Farrell, MD, FAAP, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Learning objectives:
  • Understand the innovations (good and bad) that have shaped pediatric gastroenterology
  • Understand how to evaluate innovations in their r context as they are proposed
  • Understand the life cycle of an innovation
8:40 AM Domestic Innovation with Global Implications: Creating the Mercy and MUAC z-score 
                tapes
Susan Abdel-Rahman, PharmD, Health Data Synthesis Institute
                Learning Objectives:
  • Introduce 2 related humanitarian devices created in academia
  • Compare and contrast the processes associated with their development
  • Explore the challenges and strategies related to their commercialization
9:10 AM A practical guide to bringing an idea to market and into the clinic
Michael Docktor, MD, Boston Children's Hospital
Learning objectives:
  • Understanding the innovation lifecycle and pitfalls in academia
  • Learning how to leverage experience and frustration to fuel the search for a solution
  • Provide a brief overview of licensing, fundraising, sales, marketing and product development
9:40 AM Abstract
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Applying Data Science to Pediatric GI
Moderators: Sana Syed, MD, MSCR, MSDS, University of Virginia and Kevin Watson Jr., MD, Akron Children's Hospital

10:00 AM Unlocking the power of Big Data
William A. Faubion, MD, Mayo Clinic
                Learning objectives:
  • Identify the types of “big data” that might transform your practice in the future
  • Understand the ways “big data” will likely be implemented into your work flow in the future
  • Appreciate today’s real world examples of big data integration into practice
10:30 AM Using AI to transform pediatric GI care
Jasbir Dhaliwal, MRCPCH, MBBS, MSc, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Learning objectives:
  • Fundamentals of AI: familiarization of definitions and the broad types of problems such approaches can be applied to
  • Application of AI to gastrointestinal disorders: Current developments and real-world applications in health
  • Interpretability of models: Understanding the importance and benefits of interpretable model algorithms
11:00 AM Virtually better: VR as a new clinical tool in gastroenterology
Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, Cedars-Sinai
Learning objectives:
  • Discuss the new science of medical extended reality (MXR)
  • Explore how VR is being used to manage visceral anxiety and abdominal pain
  • Evaluate clinical data using VR to support endoscopy
  • Discuss implementation challenges to scaling MXR in pediatric GI and beyond
11:30 AM Abstract
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Session: New Technology from Pediatric GI* **
Moderator: John M. Rosen, MD, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

12:10 pm     EvoEndo, Inc…The exciting adventures of an AeroDigestive team in the world of research and innovation
                      Joel Friedlander, DO, M.A.-Bioethics, EvoEndo Inc
12: 25 pm    Neurostimulation for pediatric GI disorders
                      Adrian Miranda, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
12:40 pm     CareXR
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Digital Tools in Patient Care
Moderators: Mala Setty, MD, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals and Cary Sauer, MD, Emory University / Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

1:00 PM How to make the EHR your friend
Jennifer Lee, MD, Nationwide Children's Hospital
                Learning objectives:
                In this interactive didacts on making the EHR your friend, attendees will
  • Understand the association between EHR and burnout
  • Identify personal EHR pain points
  • Develop a plan for improving personal efficiency
  • Learn how to make system changes to the EHR for clinical care and research
1:30 PM Leveraging telehealth to expand your practice
Elizabeth Berg, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Learning objectives:
  • Summarize usage and applications of telehealth in varied practice settings
  • Incorporate telehealth into clinical practice to provide new avenues for equitable access
  • Propose opportunities to be recognized and reimbursed for care already provided
  • Optimize patient and professional satisfaction with telehealth
2:00 PM Communicating with patients in the digital age
Jeannie Huang, MD, MPH, Rady Children's Hospital/UCSD
Learning objectives:
  • Identify digital methods for communication with patients in the pediatric arena
  • Understand the essential factors affecting patient-physician communication
  • Transform patient-physician communication and understanding using available digital tools
2:30 PM Abstract 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Using Technology to Educate
Moderators: Jason Silverman, MD, MSc, FRCPC, University of Alberta and Temara M. Hajjat, MBBS, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

3:00 PM Using technology for patient education and public health
María Fernanda González Medina, MD, Mafer Gastropedia
Learning objectives:
  • Define the public we want to reach to build a community interested in your medical content
  • How to encourage your public on practice your medical general advices because it is an organic form to inspire and share your health content / message
  • How to transform your medical knowledge always based on recent science evidence in "easy words" to educate general population
3:30 PM Using technology for medical education
Daniel Mallon, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Learning objectives:
  • Understand the evolution of technology utilization for medical education and the specific education theories that underlie its usefulness
  • Be familiar with recent advances and applications of various synchronous, asynchronous, online, simulation, virtual and augmented reality technologies used in medical education
4:00 PM Using social media to engage and educate our colleagues
Aline Charabaty, MD, Johns Hopkins Medical Center
Learning objectives:
  • Recognize the reach and the value of social media for medical education and professional development
  • Define the right social media platform for your practice
  • Twitter 101: Understand the different ways to engage in medical education on twitte
  • Summarize the dos and don’ts of social media
4:30 PM Abstract
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Baby Shark Tank/Reception**
Masters of Ceremony: John M. Rosen, MD, Children’s Mercy Kansas City and Ankur Chugh, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

Sharks:
Susan Abdel-Rahman, PharmD, Health Data Synthesis Institute
Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, Cedars-Sinai
Jenifer Lightdale, MD, MPH, UMass Memorial
Benjamin D. Gold, MD, FAAP, FACG, President NASPGHAN, GI Care for Kids, LLC, Children's Center for Digestive Healthcare
Heather Underwood, Chief Executive Officer, EvoEndo, Inc.
 
Now accepting applications for Baby Shark Tank! Click here for more information and to submit. Deadline for applications: July 15, 2022
* The lunch session will not have associated CME/MOC credit

** Please note sessions with this mark will not be recorded for viewing online.
The recordings of sessions will be unedited. Virtual attendees will not be able to interact with the sessions other than viewing. All registrants, if they attend in person or virtually, will have access to the recorded sessions. More details will be posted shortly.