World Congress at ACG2017

ACG’s David Y. Graham Lecture

ACG's David Y. Graham Lecture - On Becoming a Successful Leader: An Amazing Journey or the Road to Nowhere?

Wednesday, October 18
10:20 AM - 10:55 AM
Location: Valencia Ballroom BC (Level 4)

The David Y. Graham Lecturer is chosen by the ACG president and is subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Established in 2004 in recognition of the many contributions to clinical gastroenterology made by David Y. Graham, MD, MACG, this named lectureship was made possible through a donation by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., and Meretek Diagnostics, Inc.

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Sunanda V. Kane

Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, US

Dr. Sunanda Kane is Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She has expertise in the field of inflammatory bowel diseases where she is engaged in patient care, research, and quality improvement within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She is active on many national committees and organizations including the Board of Trustees of the ACG as an Officer, and previously on the Patient Education Committee of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. In addition, she has served as an Associate Editor for Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics and has just completed the second edition of her book on the self-management of IBD for patients.

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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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