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18th Annual Hepatology Symposium

High Impact Hepatology:
An Update from the Major Liver Meetings

Saturday, December 5th, 2020
Virtual Conference
Jointly Provided by Mountain AHEC and the UNC Liver Center
Co-sponsored by UNC Eschelman School of Pharmacy


MAHECUNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

7:55am – 8:00am Welcome & opening remarks
8:00am – 8:25am NASH Therapeutics and Novel Diagnostic Modalities
Sid Barritt, MD
8:25am – 8:50am Acute on Chronic Liver Failure
Neil Shah, MD
8:50am – 9:15am Liver Transplant Considerations for the Practicing Gastroenterologist
Chirag Desai, MD
9:15am – 9:40am BORTO, BATO, PARTO, TIPS:  The Alphabet Soup of VIR Control of Portal Hypertensive Bleeding
David Mauro, MD
9:40am – 10:00am Panel Discussion
10:00am – 10:15am BREAK
10:15am – 10:30am The Role of the Advanced Practice Provider in Caring for Patients with Liver Disease
Elliott Tapper, MD, University of Michigan
10:45am – 11:10am COVID-19 and the Implications for Chronic Liver Disease, Cirrhosis and Liver Transplantation
Andrew Moon, MD
11:10am – 11:35am Autoimmune and Cholestatic Liver Disease
Jama Darling, MD
11:35am – 12:00pm Real World Evidence in Liver Disease
Michael Fried, MD
12:00pm – 12:15pm BREAK
12:15pm – 12:40pm Interactive Panel Discussion (Over Lunch)
12:40pm – 2:15pm Case Discussions
UNC GI Fellows
2:15pm – 2:30pm Discussion and Wrap-up