Saint Louis University

Christoper Forsmark, M.D.
Christoper Forsmark, M.D.

The annual Frank R. Burton, M.D., Memorial Lecture will take place at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in Pitlyk Auditorium A of the Learning Resources Center.

Burton's long time friend and collaborator in the field of pancreatic diseases, Christopher Forsmark, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Fla., will provide an update on "What's New in Chronic Pancreatitis."

At the conclusion of this conference attendees will be able to: 1. Identify the most common causes of chronic pancreatitis; 2. Understand the most effective diagnostic strategies for chronic pancreatitis; 3. Manage pain, exocrine insufficiency, and endocrine insufficiency in chronic pancreatitis utilizing the latest evidence-based strategies. This lecture is approved for 1 hour of AMA PRA category 1 CME credit(s).

The SLU community is also invited to attend case presentations from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by GI Grand Rounds from 4 to 5 p.m., both events scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 21, in the GI Conference Room on the ninth floor of Desloge Towers. Forsmark will discuss the "Challenges in ERCP." For more information, contact Janet Neuhaus at neuhausj@slu.edu or call 314-577-8764.