Optional Learning Luncheons (registration required)
Admission to the optional Learning Luncheon sessions on Saturday and Sunday may be purchased for $75 each; register at http://worldcongressacg2017.org. During the meeting, visit the Registration Desk to purchase admission; some sessions may be sold out.
Professor of Medicine
Ken DeVault, MD, FACG, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at Mayo Clinic Florida. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and his medical degree from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and completed a combined clinical and research fellowship at Jefferson Medical College. Dr. DeVault was Chair of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic Florida from 2005-2010. He is a past-president of the American College of Gastroenterology. He serves on committees for many other organizations and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. DeVault conducts research on disorders affecting all aspects of the esophagus. Publishing extensively since the late 1980s, Dr. DeVault has written over 250 book chapters, abstracts, editorials and original articles on subjects ranging from treatment of GERD, dysphagia, esophagitis, and Barrett's esophagus, to laparoscopic antireflux surgery and managed care issues in the treatment of GERD. He also has interest in gastrointestinal health in the third world and in improving professionalism in both trainees and practicing physicians.
Friday, October 13
2:30 PM – 2:50 PM
Sunday, October 15
12:20 PM – 1:35 PM
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