Professor Rami Eliakim is the Chair of Medicine and Director of the Department of Gastroenterology at Rambam Health Care Campus. After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Professor Eliakim trained in Medicine and Gastroenterology at Hadassah University Hospital. This was followed by a fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Professor Eliakim’s main research and clinical interests are Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Wireless Capsule Endoscopy. Professor Eliakim is a pioneer in the development of the novel wireless esophageal and colonic capsule endoscopes. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Department of Gastroenterology at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. He is the author of over 200 scientific articles, a member of the Guidelines Committee of the World Congress of Gastroenterology, the Israeli representative in the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization and a member of the editorial board of the World Journal of Gastroenterology. Professor Eliakim has served as President of the Israel Gastroenterology Association and as head of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease section of the Association. He has received numerous prestigious awards in his field.