At the Forefront of Hepatology 2018

Chicago, IL US
May 5, 2018
This educational program will to increase knowledge and understanding of new technology and treatment strategies in liver disease. It will increase learner knowledge with a direct positive impact on patient outcomes.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the diagnosis and management of liver diseases.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss how to implement up-to-date evidence-based medicine in the diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases;
  • Describe the role of emerging technologies for medical and surgical management of liver diseases;
  • Analyze treatment strategies for hepatocellular carcinoma;
  • Summarize the diagnosis and treatment options for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis;
  • Assess new and emerging therapies for liver diseases;
  • Identify how to apply new knowledge to challenging cases in hepatology.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Amy Majkowski
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.75 Participation
Event starts: 
05/05/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/05/2018 - 3:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 


Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
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Accommodations will be available at the Omni Chicago Hotel, located at 676 North Michigan Avenue. The only all-suite luxury accommodations on Michigan Avenue are now even better! Embracing the iconic architecture within Chicago, the redesign highlights historical elements of Louis Sullivan’s intricate sketches, the Chicago School’s building materials and the whimsy of modern sculptures synonymous with the city.

We are pleased to offer a special discounted rate for conference attendees. Our special rates start at $228.
Reservations for The University of Chicago At the Forefront of Hepatology 2018 conference must be received by the hotel no later than April 12, 2018 to guarantee the reduced rate.

To book online: Click the button below.

By telephone: Call 312.944.6664 and ask for meetings.
Driving in? Include the discounted parking fee when registering on the "Get Started" tab!
Parking lots are near the Gleacher Center, the two lots available are:
  • 201 East Illinois St. Lot (Uncovered)
  • NBC Tower Garage, 280 E. North Water St. (Covered)
For more information about parking, contact Amy Majkowski at

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 773-702-8597 or via email at

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Andrew Aronsohn, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine
  Director, GI Telehealth
  Chair, Digestive Diseases Alumni Committee

  Michael Charlton, MD 
  Professor of Medicine
  Director, Liver Program
  John J. Fung, MD, PhD
  Professor of Surgery
  Chief, Section of Transplantation
  Director, Transplantation Institute

  Anjana A. Pillai, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine
  Medical Director, Liver Tumor Clinic
Naga P. Chalasani, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Claus J. Fimmel, MD
Northshore Medical Group
Karim J. Halazun, MD, FACS
Weill Cornell Medicine
David Kim, MD
Illinois Gastroenterology Group
John P. Rice, MD
University of Wisconsin
Dhiren A. Shah, MD
Northshore Medical Group
Amit Singal, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Ram Subramanian, MD
Emory University
Rockford G. Yapp, MD, MPH
American Liver Foundation, BOD
iHEP Co-Chair
Talia B. Baker, MD, FACS
Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery
Christopher Chapman, MD
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy
Brian Funaki, MD
Section Chief, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Sonali Paul, MD, MS
Director, Metabolic and Fatty Liver Clinic
Gautham Reddy, MD
Program Director, Fellowship in Gastroenterology,
Hepatology & Nutrition
Helen S. Te, MD
Medical Director, Adult Liver Transplantation
Mary Tiberg, PhD, RN
Center for Liver Diseases




Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Health Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

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Other Healthcare Professionals$25
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CANCELLATION POLICY If you cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee less a $25 administrative fee will be refunded when written notification is received by April 5, 2018. No refunds will be made after April 5, 2018.
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