2021 Course Registration

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic and out of an abundance of caution and concern for our staff and attendees, the 2021 course will take place as a pre-recorded webcast with live Audience Response System questions. The webcast will take place August 21st, 22nd, and 23rd and the lectures will be broadcast according to the established schedule (see the bottom of this page). The final video, which will include the ARS sections, will be available approximately one week after the course ends.

Current Registration Fees & Add-Ons

Physicians: $1,675
Nurse Practitioners / Physician Assistants: $1,410
Fellows: $1,210

The following items may be purchased ONLY with registration as one of the above:
Printed Syllabus: $175*
2020 Online Video (1 year access): $750
2020 Downloadable Audio (1 year access): $700
2020 Audio-Video Combo (1 year access): $1,000

*Will be shipped to you in August just prior to the course

If you’ve attended our course over the past three years (2018, 2019, or 2020) OR have made a purchase of $750 or more from our online store since 2018, you can save 25% off your course registration fees! Email us at giboardreview@gmail.com to get a coupon code! This code will deduct 25% off your registration fee (excludes the printed syllabus or optional 2020 products).

If you are registering as a fellow, we will require verification of your status from your fellows program director.

What’s included with registration for the 2021 course?

Immediate access to the Archived Lectures
Immediate access to the Online Exams (900+ questions)
Downloadable Digital Color Syllabus (Available 1-2 weeks before the course)
Access to the 2021 Online Video until September 30, 2022 (available approximately 1 week after the course)
Access to the 2021 Downloadable Audio until September 30, 2022 (available approximately 1 week after the course)
Access to the daily webcast archives (available by midnight each day of the course)
Access to the Rectal Exam Demonstration Video
Access to Audio Reviews of the Best Abstracts from the current National GI Society Meetings ( DDW, AASLD, ACG, APA)

In addition to what is in included with your registration, you can add the following:

Printed Black & White Syllabus: $175

(Will be shipped to you in August just prior to the course)

2020 Online Video: $750 (50% Off!)*
2020 Downloadable Audio: $700 (50% Off!)*
2020 Online Video / Downloadable Audio Combo: $1,000 (50% Off!)*


2021 Webcast:
25% discount to any registrant of the course within the last 3 years (since 2018).
25% discount to the webcast if 3 or more fellows sign up at the same time.


*access to these products is for one year from date of purchase
Due to the digital nature of this product and the immediate access to included products, no refunds will be given once registration is completed and you have accessed any of the existing products made immediately available to you (the online exams, archive lectures, etc). Any refunds granted are subject to a 2.2% processing fee.
The 2020 products offered at 50% off are available ONLY in conjunction with registration for the 2021 course.
Purchases of these products that do not include a 2021 course registration will be canceled.


The 2021 Course will be presented as a pre-recorded course but streamed live to make use of the Audience Response System.

2021 Lecture Schedule & Faculty

This schedule is subject to change

Viral  Hepatitis – M. Shiffman

Drug Induced Liver Injury – M. Shiffman

Autoimmune Liver Diseases – M. Shiffman


10:40- 11:25
Liver Disease of Pregnancy – C. Frenette

Steatohepatitis – C. Frenette

12:10- 1:00

Genetic Diseases of the Liver – C. Frenette

Portal Hypertension – M. Russo

Liver Potpourri – M. Russo

Liver Board Review Questions – M. Russo

Liver Group Live Q&A – Shiffman, Frenette, Russo

Biliary Tract Disease – M. Anderson

ERCP/EUS – M. Anderson

This schedule is subject to change

8:00- 8:45
Acute Pancreatitis – C. Forsmark

Chronic Pancreatitis / Cysts – C. Forsmark

Pancreas Board Review Board-Type Questions – C. Forsmark

Biliary / Pancreatic Live Q&A – Andreson, Forsmark

Motility Disorders – S. Spechler

Gastroesophageal Reflux – S. Spechler


Esophagus Potpourri (Barrett’s, EoE etc) – S. Spechler

Gastro-Duodenal Mucosal Disorders – C. Howden

Non-Variceal UGI Bleeding – C. Howden

Esphaago-Gastric Live Q&A – Spechler, Howden

Gastric and Small Bowel Motility Disorders – A. Wald

Disorders of Colonic and Anorectal Motility – A. Wald

5:10- 5:55
Irritable Bowel Syndrome – A. Wald

This schedule is subject to change

Genetic Colon Polyps/Cancer Syndromes – F.Giardiello

9:00- 9:55
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) I – D. Rubin


Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) II – D. Rubin

11:05- 12:00
Infections of the Gut – B. Cash


Colon Potpourri and Board Review Questions – B. Cash

Celiac Sprue – C. Kelly

2:40- 3:15
Non-Celiac Small Bowel Disorders – C. Kelly

Colon / Small Bowel Live Q&A – Wald, Rubin, Cash, Kelly

Endoscopy Best Practices and Board Review Questions – M. Smith

Colonoscopy Best Practices – D. Rex

Endoscopy / Colonoscopy / Colon Live Q&A – Smith, Rex, Giardiello

2021 Faculty

William Steinberg, MD
Course Director
President – Capital Academics, LLC
Clinical Professor of Medicine
George Washington University Med Center

Steinberg board review in gastroenterology

Michelle Anderson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Clinical Endoscopy for Michigan Medicine
Director of the medical Procedures Unit for the University Hospital
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, MI

Brooks Cash, MD
Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Co-Director, Ertan Digestive Disease Center
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Visiting Professor McGovern Medical School
Houston, TX

Chris Forsmark, M.D.
Chief Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Professor of Medicine
University of Florida medical Center
Gainesville, FL

Catherine Frenette M.D.
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Scripps Center for Organ Transplantation
Scripps Green Hospital
Director, Liver and Hepatocellular Cancer Program
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA

Francis M. Giardiello, M.D.
John G. Rangos, Sr. Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Colin Howden, M.D.
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology,
Hyman Professor of Medicine
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN

Ciaran Kelly, M.D.
Director of GI fellowship program
Director Celiac Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Douglas Rex, M.D.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Chancellors Professor
Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis
Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis, IN

David T. Rubin, M.D.
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Co-Director, Digestive Diseases Center
Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Mark W Russo, M.D., MPH
Chief, Hepatology
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Atrium Health
Professor of Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Charlotte Campus
Charlotte, NC

Mitchell Shiffman, M.D.
Director, Liver Institute of Virginia
Bon Secours Mercy Health System
Richmond and Newport News, VA
Professor of Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA

Milton Smith, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Stuart Spechler, M.D.
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology,
Co-Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases
Baylor University Medical Center Dallas
Investigator/Professor , Co-Director, Center for Esophageal Research
Baylor Scott and White Research Institute
Dallas, Texas

Arnold Wald, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI