Emerging Topics in Liver Disease Conference: Innovative Trends in Liver Health 2022

September 17, 2022

LIVE (In-Person) and LIVESTREAM (Virtual) attendance options are available. 

Presented by the Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation at Houston Methodist

The epidemic of liver disease has become increasingly more common and poses complex problems regarding diagnosis and management. There are recent advances in the diagnosis and management of patients with liver disease. This CE activity has been designed to educate attendees about new developments in hepatology, and new approaches to management of liver diseases that can be readily integrated into their daily practice. A group of national experts, including several renowned guest faculty, will present new findings in a clinical context that will be beneficial in the multidisciplinary management of unique and complex liver disorders.

This course, in addition to lecture format presentations, will provide interactive instructional presentations, debate and panel discussions, Q&A sessions, case discussions and use an interactive audience response system.

FEES

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Physician (Houston Methodist)$25
Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)$300
Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)$50
Allied Health Care Professional$10
Resident / Fellow / StudentFree

Target Audience

This conference is designed for primary care physicians, internists, hepatologists, gastroenterologists, oncologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants and other health care providers.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course opens: 
05/12/2022
Course expires: 
10/31/2022
Event starts: 
09/17/2022 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
09/17/2022 - 5:15pm CDT
Cost:
$300.00
TIMEPRESENTATIONSPEAKER
7:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast 
7:20 AMWelcomeVictor Ankoma-Sey, MD
7:25 AMIntroductionR. Mark Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS
 Plenary Session I: Unique Complications of Chronic Liver Diseases Chukwuma Egwim, MD, Joseph S. Galati, MD, and Ashish Saharia, MD, FACS
7:30 AMSherilyn Gordon-Burroughs State-of-Art-Lecture I
Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: Where Are We Now? 
Hugo E. Vargas, MD
8:00 AMHepatorenal Syndrome: Pathogenesis, Current and Future Therapies Florence Wong, MD, FRACP, FRCPC
8:30 AMWhat is New in Hepatic Encephalopathy? Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MBBS, MD, MSc, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD, FRCP
9:00 AMState of the Art Lecture I
The Unique Challenges in the Management  of Viral Hepatitis B and C in the Immunocompromised Patient 
Norah A. Terrault, MD, MPH, FAASLD
9:30 AMQuestion and Answer / Case Discussions – Putting it into PracticeChukwuma Egwim, MD, Joseph S. Galati, MD, and Ashish Saharia, MD, FACS
9:50 AMBreak and Exhibits 
 Plenary Session II: Advances in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - What is New?Victor Ankoma-Sey, MD, Constance M. Mobley, MD, PhD, FACS, and David W. Victor, III, MD
10:05 AMEpidemiology, Pathogenesis and Natural History: 2022 UpdateMary E. Rinella, MD, FAASLD
10:35 AMNoninvasive Assessment in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseRohit Loomba, MD, MHSc
11:05 AMState of the Art Lecture II
Current and Future Treatment Options
Arun J. Sanyal, MD
11:35 AMQuestion and Answer / Case Discussions – Putting it into PracticeVictor Ankoma-Sey, MD, Constance M. Mobley, MD, PhD, FACS, and David W. Victor, III, MD
11:55 AMLunch and Exhibits
 Plenary Session III: Innovations in Liver Transplantation Andres Duchini, MD, R. Mark Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS, and Robert S. McFadden, MD 
12:25 PMState of the Art Lecture III
The Future of Liver transplantation 
Cristian Lupascu, MD, PhD
12:55 PMDEBATE
PRO: XenoTransplantation: Is Liver Xenotransplantation a viable option
Constance M. Mobley, MD, PhD, FACS
1:10 PMDEBATE
CON: XenoTransplantation: Is Liver Xenotransplantation a viable option
Chukwuma Egwim, MD
1:25 PMRebuttal 
1:35 PMLiving Donor Liver TransplantAshish Saharia, MD, FACS
2:05 PMHow Can We Expand Our Pool of Liver Donors? Mark J. Hobeika, MD, FACS
2:35 PMQuestion and Answer / Case Discussions – Putting it into PracticeAndres Duchini, MD, R. Mark Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS, and Robert S. McFadden, MD 
2:55 PMBreak and Exhibits 
 Plenary Session IV: Liver Cancer - Current ConceptsMaen Abdulrahim, MD, PhD, B Pharm, Kirk Heyne, MD, and Milind Javle, MD
3:10 PMEpidemiology, Surveillance & Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Cancer Amit Singal, MD, MS
3:40 PMHepatocellular carcinoma- Current  & Future Medical OptionsSudha Kodali, MD
4:10 PMState of the Art Lecture IV
Is the Management of Cholangiocarcinoma A Model for Personalized Medicine? 
Lewis R. Roberts, MBChB, PhD
4:40 PMQuestion and Answer / Case Discussions – Putting it into PracticeMaen Abdulrahim, MD, PhD, B Pharm, Kirk Heyne, MD, and Milind Javle, MD
5:00 PMClosing RemarksR. Mark Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS
4:45 PMAdjournment 
LIVE (in-person) and LIVESTREAM (virtual) attendance options are available.

LIVE (in-person attendance) will be held in the Houston Methodist Research Institute, 6670 Bertner Avenue, Houston, Texas 77030). 

LIVESTREAM information will be provided to registered learners. 

 Course Director
 Victor Ankoma-Sey, MD, FACP, FAASLD
Director, Liver Transplant Program
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation,
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Director, Liver Associates of Texas, PA

 

Available Credit

  • 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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FEES

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Physician (Houston Methodist)$25
Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)$300
Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)$50
Allied Health Care Professional$10
Resident / Fellow / StudentFree