Postgraduate Course

Optional Learning Luncheons (registration required)

Learning Luncheon 19: Update on Management of Ischemic Colitis

Sunday, October 15
12:20 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: W311H (Level 3)

Category: Colon

Admission to the optional Learning Luncheon sessions on Saturday and Sunday may be purchased for $75 each; register at During the meeting, visit the Registration Desk to purchase admission; some sessions may be sold out.

Learning Objectives:

Lawrence J. Brandt

Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Emeritus Chief of Gastroenterology
Montefiore Hospital
Bronx, NY, US

After receiving his MD degree from the SUNY Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn, Dr. Brandt did his residency and fellowship at the Mount Sinai Hospital in NY. He then served in the Army as a gastroenterologist stationed in Stuttgart, Germany. After military discharge, Dr. Brandt joined the staff of Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY, where he currently is Emeritus Chief of Gastroenterology and Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Brandt has authored or edited more than 250 scientific publications and 9 books, one of which, Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease (8th edition), won first prize in the British Medical Association's Medical Book Competition. He has received many awards, chief among which are the Distinguished Educator Award of the AGA, the Distinguished Educator Award of the ASGE, the Clinical Achievement Award of the ACG, The Jack Berk medal of the ACG, the William Dock M.D. Master Teacher Award of SUNY, Downstate Medical Center and the Harry S.Gordon award for Outstanding Clinical Teacher at Albert Einstein College of Medicine . He recently was appointed an honorary NYPD Police Surgeon. Dr. Brandt is a Master of the ACG and served on its Board of Trustees for 13 years, before being elected President (1992-1993). Dr. Brandt has given over 500 lectures nationally and internationally. He is an honorary member of the Argentine and Dominican Republic's Societies of Gastroenterology. He has served 3 terms as a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM, Gastroenterology) and served a 10-year appointment as Editor of the Focal Points section of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Brandt's interests include ischemic and vascular disorders of the GI tract, irritable bowel syndrome, C. difficile infection, fecal microbiota transplantation, and the doctor-patient relationship.


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