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2024 LIVER SYMPOSIUM

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The NCSCG Board and Meeting Planning Committee invites you to register for the 9th Annual NCSCG Liver Symposium, being held January 20, 2024, at the Hayes Mansion in San Jose, CA!

 

The symposium will provide a unique opportunity to receive a comprehensive update in chronic liver disease from nationally renowned faculty. The educational lectures at this symposium will focus on important advances presented at the annual American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) Meeting and/or in recent publications. You will also have ample opportunity to interact with colleagues, our expert faculty members, and industry representatives.

Registration is now open!  Please feel free to contact the NCSCG with any questions or comments by sending an email to ncscg@pacemedcom.com.

 

Sincerely,

2024 NCSCG LIVER PLANNING COMMITTEE

Marina Roytman, MD, FACP

Allison Kwong, MD

Bilal Hameed, MD

Mikhail Alper, PA-C

Christina Chou, MD

Frances Lee, MD

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This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources (MER) and the 

Northern California Society for Clinical Gastroenterology (NCSCG).

Supported by an educational grants from CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc,

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, and Salix Pharmacetuicals.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners involved in the care of patients with chronic liver disease (CLD).

STATEMENT OF NEED

The goal of this program is to provide important clinical and scientific data on the management of chronic liver disease (CLD).

 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe current guidelines for the treatment and management of patients with chronic liver disease (CLD)

  • Employ an evidence-based approach to the management of CLD

  • Optimize treatment results for patients with CLD utilizing new therapies

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and the Northern California Society for Clinical Gastroenterology (NCSCG). MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIAN CREDIT

Medical Education Resources 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.

 

MOC DESIGNATION

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

 

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. 

AGENDA

Agenda

FACULTY

Planning Committee

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Mikhail Alper, PA-C

California Gastroenterology Associates

Fresno, CA

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Allison Kwong, MD

Stanford University Health Care

Redwood City, CA

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Christina Chou, MD

Alameda Health System-

Highland Hospital

Oakland, CA

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Frances Lee, MD

Sutter Health

San Francisco, CA

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Bilal Hameed, MD

UCSF Health

San Francisco, CA

Marina Roytman, MD, FACP

UCSF, Fresno

Fresno, CA

Faculty

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Christopher Bowlus, MD

UC Davis

Sacramento, CA

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Monika Sarkar, MD, MAS

UCSF

San Francisco, CA

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W. Ray Kim, MD

Stanford University

Redwood City, CA

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Varun Saxena, MD, MAS

Kaiser Permanente

San Francisco, CA

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Neil Mehta, MD

UCSF

San Francisco, CA

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Norah Terrault, MD, MPH

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

Faculty

FEES

Title
Price
MD/DO/PhD
$150
ALLIED HCP
$50
FELLOW
Free
INDUSTRY
$400

Members receive a 20% discount on registration. 

If you are unsure of your membership status, please email ncscg@pacemedcom.com.

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