16th Annual Hepatology Symposium

High Impact Hepatology:
An Update from the Major Liver Meetings

Saturday, December 8th, 2018
Rizzo Conference Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Jointly Provided by Mountain AHEC and the UNC Liver Center
Co-sponsored by UNC Eschelman School of Pharmacy


MAHEC UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Saturday, December 8

7:30am – 8:30am

Welcome and Introduction

8:30am – 8:55am

NASH Therapeutics and Novel Diagnostic Modalities
Sid Barritt, MD, MSCR

8:55am – 9:20am

Acute Liver Failure
Neil Shah, MD

9:20am to 9:45am

Managing Infectious Complications of Cirrhosis
Skip Hayashi, MD

9:45am – 10:10am

Endoscopic Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Liver Disease
Todd Baron, MD

10:10am – 10:30am

Panel Discussion

10:30am – 11:00am

Poster Viewing

11:00am – 11:25am

Diagnosis and Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy
Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University and McGuire VA Medical Center
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


11:25am – 11:50am

Autoimmune and Cholestatic Liver Disease
Jama Darling, MD

11:50am – 12:15pm

HCV Eradication and Special Populations
Ravi Jhaveri, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Associate Division Head
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

12:15pm – 12:40pm

Panel Discussion

12:40pm – 2:15pm

Case Discussions (w/Learning Lunch)
UNC GI Fellows

2:15pm – 2:30pm

Discussion and Wrap-up