Agenda Chronic Liver Disease 2020

Friday, March 20, 2020

Pre-conference Seminar


12:30 p.m.

Registration


1 p.m.

Welcome & Introduction

Paul Pockros, MD


1:10 p.m.

Epidemiology and Diagnosis Staging

Paul Pockros, MD


1:40 p.m.

Current Treatment Option Including Diet and Exercise

Catherine Frenette, MD


2:40 p.m.

Break & View Exhibits


3 p.m.

New Drug Developments

Paul Pockros, MD


4:20 p.m.

Case Presentation, Discussion and Q&A

Yuki Rosenkoetter, PA-C, MPAS


5 p.m.

Adjourn

Saturday, March 21, 2020

7:30 a.m.            

Registration, Breakfast & View Exhibits


8 a.m.                  

Welcome & Introduction

Paul J. Pockros, MD


Alcohol and Viral Hepatitis

Moderator: Paul J. Pockros, MD 


8:15 a.m.

HCV Eradication

John W. Ward, MD


8:45 a.m.

Update on HBV Therapies

TBD


9:15 a.m.

Rising Burden of Alcoholic Liver Disease

Suthat Liangpunsakul, MD


9:45 a.m.

Break & View Exhibits


10:15 a.m.

Unusual Hepatic Viruses

Timothy J. Davern, MD


10:45 a.m.

DEBATE: Patients with Alcoholic Hepatitis Should Undergo Liver Transplant as Primary Treatment

Pro: Suthat Liangpunsakul, MD

Con: Catherine T. Frenette, MD


11:15 a.m.

Panel Discussion

Timothy J. Davern, MD

Suthat Liangpunsakul, MD

John W. Ward, MD


11:45 a.m.

Lunch & View Exhibits


NAFLD, NASH and Other Disorders 

Moderator: Paul J. Pockros, MD


12:45 p.m.

The Latest on PBC and PSC

Kris V. Kowdley, MD


1:15 p.m.

Benign Masses Identified in the Liver by Imaging

Sammy Saab, MD, MPH


1:45 p.m.

Diet and Lifestyle Changes for Obesity and NAFLD

Ken Fujioka, MD


2:15 p.m.

Break & View Exhibits


2:30 p.m.

AASLD Update for NASH

Paul J. Pockros, MD


3 p.m.

DEBATE: Should I Biopsy? Diagnosis of NASH

Yes: Kris V. Kowdley, MD

No: Paul J. Pockros, MD


3:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion

Ken Fujioka, MD

Kris V. Kowdley, MD

Paul J. Pockros, MD

Sammy Saab, MD, MPH


4:30 p.m. Adjourn

Sunday, March 22, 2020

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast & View Exhibits


ESLD, HCC and Liver Transplantation

Moderator: Paul J. Pockros, MD


8 a.m.

What Does the Gastroenterologist Need to Know: Systemic Therapies for HCC

Catherine T. Frenette, MD


8:30 a.m.

William S. Haubrich Memorial Lecture

Acute Liver Failure

Constantine J. Karvellas, MD


9 a.m.

Virtual HCC Tumor Board

Discussants:

Constantine J. Karvellas, MD

Catherine T. Frenette, MD

Norman L. Sussman, MD

Norah A. Terrault, MD 


9:30 a.m.

Break & View Exhibits 


10 a.m.

Medical Care of the Cirrhotic Patient

Norman L. Sussman, MD


10:30 a.m.

Post-Transplant Complications: What the Gastroenterology Community Needs to Know

Norah A. Terrault, MD 


11 a.m.

Panel Discussion

Constantine J. Karvellas, MD

Catherine T. Frenette, MD

Norman L. Sussman

Norah A. Terrault, MD


11:30 a.m. Final Adjournment


Topics, times and speakers are subject to change