Dr. Brian Bosworth, the Anne and Ken Estabrook Clinical Scholar in Gastroenterology and associate professor of medicine (education), was awarded a fellowship from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Fellowship in the society is intended to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions, through service or education, to the field of endoscopy. The society is dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Dr. Ira Jacobson, the Vincent Astor Distinguished Professor of Medicine and professor of medicine, presented a lecture titled "Innovations in HCV Therapeutics" at the first International Symposium on Human Vector-Borne Diseases, hosted Dec. 12-13 on the Big Island of Hawaii. The symposium brought together the leading and noted scientists, clinicians, researchers, public health authorities and scholars who share a common interest in and concern for the global situation of dengue.
Dr. Michel Kahaleh, professor of medicine and professor of clinical medicine, delivered a lecture titled "T1A/T1B Cancer—Endoscopic versus Surgical Management" at the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium on Jan. 16 in San Francisco. The symposium, which provided oncologists with the latest information on diagnosing, treating and managing GI cancers, was hosted by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Gastroenterological Association Institute, the American Society for Radiation Oncology and the Society of Surgical Oncology.