Postgraduate Course

Session 2A: Quality in Colonoscopy: What You Need to Know in 2017

Optimal Resection of Colon Polyps <10 mm

Sunday, October 15
8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Location: Valencia Ballroom (Level 4)

Category: General Endoscopy

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Douglas K. Rex

Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN, US

Dr. Douglas K. Rex is Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, Chancellor's Professor at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, and Director of Endoscopy at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis. He graduated from Harvard College, Summa Cum Laude, in 1976 and with highest distinction from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1980. He served as Chief Medical Resident at Indiana University Hospital and joined the faculty at Indiana University in 1985. He received the Outstanding Teacher Award in the Introduction to Medicine course five times, and has been awarded the Indiana University School of Medicine Outstanding Teacher Award as well as Department of Medicine's Excellence in Teaching Award. He is a full-time clinical gastroenterologist at Indiana University Hospital. His major research interests have been in colorectal disease and, in particular, colorectal cancer screening, and the technical performance of colonoscopy. He co-authored the colorectal cancer screening recommendations of the ACG and the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer. He also authored the recommendations on quality in colonoscopy of the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the ACG/ASGE. He has authored more than 200 original research papers, 55 book chapters, 200 invited papers, 40 editorials, and 40 guideline papers. He is an Associate Editor of Journal Watch Gastroenterology and serves on the editorial boards of 11 gastroenterology journals. He is the current chair of the U.S. Multi-Society (ACG, ASGE, AGA, ACP-ASIM) Task Force on Colorectal Cancer. He has also served as Chair of the ACG Board of Governors, and is a Past President of the ACG. He is a member of the Governing Board of ASGE and a recipient of the Rudolph V. Schindler Award from ASGE.

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