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Virtual Grand Rounds
Prateek Sharma, MD, FACG, FACP, FASGE
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Prateek Sharma, MD, FACG, FACP, FASGE completed his internal medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Sharma has been at the forefront in improving diagnosis and management of GI diseases and cancer, specifically in esophageal diseases, GERD, Barrett’s esophagus, advanced imaging and endoscopic treatments. He is a world-renowned physician, teacher, and educator.
Dr. Sharma has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and Newsweek. He has over 400 publications, including original articles and book chapters, and is regularly invited to present at major national and international meetings. In addition, he has published several important textbooks: Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer; Rise of acid reflux in Asia; Gastrointestinal Cancers. Dr. Sharma has and continues to publish in several high-profile national and international journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Gastroenterology, and American Journal of Gastroenterology. Dr. Sharma is currently the Treasurer and a Governing Board Member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is the current President of the International Society of Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE). Dr. Sharma recently hosted the global AI-GI-Endoscopy Summit and has been named as the chair of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) task force on Artificial Intelligence
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Sponsored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine; Department of Medicine. Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 <i>AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)<sup>TM</sup></i>. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of Vanderbilt School of Medicine that participants in CME activities be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the planner’s involvement and speaker’s presentation(s). Each planner and speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement; these relationships will be disclosed to the audience. This educational activity received no commercial support.