80043662 - Second Annual HITEC: Hopkins International Therapeutic Endoscopy Course

Second Annual HITEC: Hopkins International Therapeutic Endoscopy Course Banner

Date & Location
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 7:00 AM - Friday, May 4, 2018 5:00 PM   Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner Bldg., Baltimore, MD



  • Lectures, live demonstrations and hands-on training by superstar national and international faculty from around the globe
  • Live demonstrations over 2 days to include basic, advanced and cutting edge endoscopic procedures and techniques
  • Demonstration of the latest breakthrough endoscopic equipment and accessories
  • Direct interaction with Hopkins and visiting faculty
  • Optional one day Bariatric endoscopy module including lectures and hands-on training
  • Optional Half-day hands-on lab session with professional trainingmodels
  • Interactive video sessions with commentary from expert faculty
  • Luncheon sessions with national and international faculty


The Johns Hopkins International Therapeutic Endoscopy Course (HITEC) is an intense 2-3 day course dedicated to provide the practicing endoscopist state-of-the-art updates in luminal, pancreaticobiliary and bariatric endoscopy. In addition to extensive live endoscopy demonstrations and keynote lectures by superstar national and international faculty, our unique format will include faculty led lunch time symposia focusing on the various aspects of therapeutic endoscopy as well as video sessions that encourage opportunities to demonstrate rare cases not typically performed during live courses in the U.S. The pancreaticobiliary endoscopy sessions will illustrate basic and advanced principles and techniques of EUS/ERCP, cholangiopancreatoscopy and interventional EUS. The luminal endoscopy sessions will focus on techniques such as ESD, POEM and EUS-guided anastomosis creation. The bariatric endoscopy sessions will demonstrate primary endoscopic therapies as well as novel techniques to manage the complications of bariatric surgery. Both therapeutic endoscopy and bariatric endoscopy hands-on labs are offered with training performed by world renowned experts. In short, this unique course featuring super star global endoscopists will ensure detailed and comprehensive illustration of optimal techniques to enhance endoscopic skills, while simultaneously introducing advanced and novel procedures/techniques to endoscopists everywhere. 

  1. Discuss the latest advances in luminal and pancreaticobiliary endoscopy.
  2. Discuss different management options of patients with large colon polyps.
  3. Discuss different management options of patients with peripancreatic fluid collections
  4. Present an update on EUS-guided sampling of solid and cystic lesions.
  5. Illustrate management of patients with upper GI bleeding.
  6. Discuss management of difficult biliary stones.
  7. Present an update on the endoscopic management of Barrett’s esophagus.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.