2020 LIVER Symposium

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Dear Colleague,


The NCSCG Board and Meeting Planning Committee are proud to announce the 6th Annual NCSCG Liver Symposium, now offered as a live, interactive webinar series on January 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2021 from 6PM-8PM PT. 


Registration is complimentary for paid members and is available at a discount for non-members.  As a member you will receive complimentary registration for this meeting, and discounted/ free registrations for other 2021 events.


The symposium will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to receive a comprehensive update on chronic liver disease from nationally renowned faculty. 

Click on the link above for complete conference and registration information. Please feel free to contact the NCSCG with any questions or comments by sending an email to ncscg@pacemedcom.com.  



The NCSCG Board

Radhika Kumari, MD; President

Erick Chan, MD; Immediate Past-President
Edward W. Holt, MD; Vice-President

Suraj Gupta, MD; Treasurer

Robert Wong, MD, MS; Secretary

Nik Agarwal, MD; Board Member

Bilal Hameed, MD; Board Member

Eric Mao, MD; Board Member

Marina Roytman, MD, FACP; Board Member

Neil Stollman, MD; Board Member

Sandip Suprai, DNP, RN, FNP-BC; Board Member

Registration Fees

NCSCG Members

MD,DO,PhD $0

Allied Healthcare Professional $0

Fellow - Complimentary

Non-Members.  In purchasing this registration you will be granted full membership for 2020/2021

MD,DO,PhD $60

Allied Healthcare Professional $40

Additional Industry Representative $275

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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 liver disease

  • Optimize treatment results for patients with liver disease, through utilizing new therapies


Credit Designation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of the Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and the Northern California Society for Clinical Gastroenterology.  RMCHCS is accredited by NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


RMCHCS designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

New this year!

MOC Designation:

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 8 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 points.



Participants will be able to locate MOC information on this ACCME website






This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc., Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, and Pentax of America.

NCSCG 2020 Liver Symposium Abstract Emai
Submissions Closed

Important Date

  • December 14, 2020 – Deadline for Abstract Submissions



The Northern California Society for Clinical Gastroenterology (NCSCG) invites the submission of abstracts and case vignettes describing clinical, basic science, and/or psychosocial research in the fields of endoscopy, gastroenterology, gastrointestinal surgery and hepatology.  Our goal is to promote research among trainees in the field, stimulate collaboration and foster the development of ideas for future studies. 


Authors may submit abstracts and case vignettes of completed work, work in progress, quality improvement research or work presented elsewhere within the past 12 months.  All abstracts and cases will be peer reviewed, and all that meet the specifications below will be selected for poster presentation.  

Those chosen will have the chance to share their findings, receive recognition through their  research and meet other professionals in the field.

There is a visa gift card award and additional recognition for the top three placements!


Who Should Submit?

  • Postgraduate trainees at all levels – including residents, fellows and advanced fellows  are invited to submit abstracts and case vignettes.  We also welcome submissions from faculty members and practicing physicians.

  • Advanced Practice Providers


Registration is for students, residents, fellows and Advanced Practice Providers. Meeting registration is encouraged at the time of submission.



The deadline for receipt of abstracts and case vignettes is 11:59 PM PT on December 14, 2020.  All submitting authors will receive confirmation of their abstract submission via email.


Abstract Formatting Instructions

All abstracts should be formatted the following way:


  • One page

  • Typed in 12-point Times New Roman font

  • Single-spaced with one-inch margins, and left justified. 

  • Organize the abstract into Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. 

  • Define all abbreviations. 

  • Include the abstract title, full names and institutional affiliations of all authors, and email address of the corresponding author at the top of the abstract.  Underline the name of the presenting author.  

  • Abstracts must not contain copyrighted material unless permission has been obtained by the author. 

  • Indicate at the bottom of the page if the abstract has been presented elsewhere and at what meeting. 

Case Vignette Formatting Instructions

All case vignettes should be formatted the following way:

  • Introduction

  • Case description

  • Discussion


Please take note, submitted abstracts not meeting the above specifications will be returned.


Notification of Abstract and Case Vignette Status

Notification of acceptance for poster presentation will be acknowledged via email by December 18, 2020. Notices and instructions will be sent to the email address provided at the time of abstract submission. ​