21.5 CME


GI / Nutrition / Hepatology fellowship

"Dear friends and colleagues,

On behalf of the GI team at SKMC, we are starting our Ped. GI/Nutrition/Hepatology fellowship training program.

This will be the first Arab Board accredited Ped GI training program.

It is a 3 years fellowship; with Arab Board certification upon successful completion.

 More details to follow. "

The Elite Pediatric GI Congress (EPG-Congress) takes great pride in welcoming you to its 6th annual Congress www.elitepeds.com.

EPG-Congress 2018 is :

  1. Endorsed by PASPGHAN (PanArab)

  2. Endorsed by NASPGHAN (North American)

  3. Endorsed by CAPGAN (Commonwealth countries)

  4. Endorsed by APPSPGHAN (Asian Pan-Pacific Society) 

  5. Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (UAE).



There will be four types of scientific activities:

1.  Main Congress Talks: specialized talks targeting common gastroenterological problems facing practicing pediatricians, pediatric gastroenterologists, dietitian & nurses. All ped. GI in the region will be invited.

2.  Research Abstracts: oral and poster forms. Please see “call for abstracts”.

3.  Nutrition Course certified by ESPEN. Open for all attendees. (separate registration is required).

4.  Hands on Endoscopy workshop: Basic and therapeutic. Open for all attendees; Pediatric & adult health care providers. (separate registration is required).


Leaders in the field, renowned regional & international experts are invited to speak at the congress. The topics to be discussed are carefully selected to the needs of the practicing doctors, nurses & dietitians. CME accreditation (~ 18 hours) is pending. The Congress is designed to be very interactive; with plenty time for group interaction. Scientific program is attached


Previous Congresses were very well-attended with attendees from several countries & regions (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Sudan, Iraq, region of Kurdistan, Iran, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Argentina, Turkey, Ukraine, Germany, Palestine, Morocco, Armenia, Canada, USA, and UK.)


In addition to the very rich scientific program, there will be an amazing social program at very unique location, in the heart of UAE, Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the country where culture, luxury & style fuse together with superb hospitality, http://visitabudhabi.ae/en/default.aspx. The scientific program will end at 15:00 each day allowing ample time for social & shopping activities.


You will have a unique chance to visit Louvre Abu Dhabi. Designed by the French architect Jean Nouvel, the museum’s galleries tell the story of humanity in twelve inspiring chapters. Each chapter focuses on shared themes and ideas that reveal common connections throughout humanity. The art on show comes from the museum’s collection alongside many masterpieces on loan from some of the most world-renowned French museums. http://www.louvreabudhabi.ae/


You will, without a doubt, have a non-forgettable educational and entertaining time! We strongly encourage you to spend an extra day (before or after the meeting) to take advantage of all what UAE has to offer. Be inspired!


Chairman, EPG-Congress

Mohamad Miqdady, MD

American Board of Ped. GI

Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology 

SKMC, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Chairman, Scientific Committee


MRCPCH, Dip Paed Nutr, PGDME

Consultant, Ped. Gastroenterology

SKMC, Abu Dhabi, UAE  

Co-chairman, Scientific Committee

Rana Ahmad, MBBS, MRCPCH,
British Board of Ped. GI (CCT), BSPGHAN Consultant, Ped. Gastroenterology

SKMC, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Co-chairman, Scientific Committee Rana Ahmad, MBBS, MRCPCH,
British Board of Ped. GI (CCT), BSPGHAN Consultant, Ped. Gastroenterology

SKMC, Abu Dhabi, UAE