World Congress at ACG2017

ACG Presidential Address

ACG Presidential Address

Monday, October 16
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Valencia Ballroom (Level 4)

Category: General GI

Carol A. Burke

Director, Center for Colon Polyp and Cancer Prevention; Vice Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH, US

Dr. Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, is immediate past president of the American College of Gastroenterology and a past president of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer. She is Vice Chair of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Cleveland Clinic and has been a staff member there since 1993 after completion of her GI fellowship at the Clinic. She holds joint appointments in the Taussig Cancer Center and the Department of Colorectal Surgery. She is the Director of the Center for Colon Polyp and Cancer Prevention and leads the section of Polyposis in the Sanford R. Weiss MD Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia. She is internationally known for her expertise in inherited colon cancer syndromes and the prevention of colorectal neoplasia. Her clinical and research interests include prevention of colorectal neoplasia in sporadic individuals and those with inherited colorectal cancer syndromes. She has funded research through the NCI, NIH, USDA, and industry. She has been involved in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows since 1991, and has developed and coordinated the digestive disease curriculum for trainees in the in- and out-patient setting in the Department, was awarded Teacher of the Year in 2014 by the GI fellows, and is the Chair of the GI Fellowship Clinical Competency Committee. She has authored over 100 publications. She is a visiting professor and invited speaker at national and international conferences on the prevention of colorectal neoplasia and the inherited colon cancer syndromes. She is past associate editor for The American Journal of Gastroenterology, reviewer for many journals including Gut, Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, PLOS one, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Digestive Disease and Sciences, and The American Journal of Gastroenterology, to name a few. Her passions include her family, yoga, and improving the wellness of herself, patients, and co-workers.


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Irving M. Pike

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
John Muir Health
Walnut Creek, CA, US

Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG, is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of John Muir Health located in Walnut Creek in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Dr. Pike is President of the John Muir Health Specialty Medical Group. He serves as President Elect of the ACG. Dr. Pike is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center Dallas, Parkland Memorial Hospital. He practiced gastroenterology in Virginia Beach, VA, from 1983-2012. Dr. Pike served on the Executive Committee of the Virginia Beach Medical Society as well as serving the society in a term as President. Dr. Pike has served on committees of the ACG and chaired the Practice Management committee. He served as co-chair of the 2005-2006 and 2014-2015 ACG/ASGE Task Force for the development of GI Endoscopic Quality Indicators.


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