AASLD Announces 2025 Leadership

Incoming Councilor Incoming Secretary Incoming Foundation Board Trustee For more information on the new leadership and to view the candidates for Councilor at Large and the 2025 Nominating Committee, please click here .

AASLD Announces New Class of Fellows (2024)

AASLD is pleased to announce the selection of sixty-two hepatology leaders as Fellows and one allied health leader focused on hepatology as an Associate Fellow. The Fellows Programs bestows honorary recognition upon AASLD members who have made a significant contribution to the knowledge and/or practice of liver and biliary diseases, and are considered leaders in the field. Associate Fellow of the

Clarification Statement from AASLD

This morning the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) unintentionally released an acknowledgment of a positive FDA ruling on Madrigal's MASH therapy. Like many in the field, AASLD is anticipating a ruling soon and prepared a statement in advance. Unfortunately, this communication was issued prematurely and in error. We have no knowledge of any FDA ruling and apologize for

Now Accepting DDW® Late-Breaking Abstracts

We’re excited to announce there’s another opportunity to share your insights and present your findings at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2024 . DDW is now accepting clinical and basic science Late-Breaking Abstract submissions through March 20. Submissions should feature newsworthy, high-impact data that was not available at the general submission deadline. This is a great opportunity to widen your

Important Announcement: AASLD Sunsetting of Clinical Liver Disease

Alexandria, VA – The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) today announced the sunsetting of their esteemed journal, Clinical Liver Disease ( CLD ). First published in 2012, CLD is a multimedia journal that provides education for clinicians diagnosing and managing patients with liver disease. “As we navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of technology and educational

AASLD Awards the Inaugural Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Hepatology Award to Dr. Ashley L. Spann

Alexandria, VA – As part of AASLD’s commitment to championing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the field of hepatology, AASLD is pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Hepatology Award, Ashley L. Spann, MD, MSACI of Vanderbilt University Medical Center . Dr. Spann is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of

Dr. Ray Kim Begins Term as 2024 AASLD President

Alexandria, VA –AASLD proudly announces the distinguished leadership of Dr. Ray Kim as its 2024 President. Dr. Kim, a renowned hepatologist and esteemed global researcher, assumed the role of President on January 1, bringing his wealth of experience and commitment to advancing liver disease research, education, and improved patient care. W. Ray Kim, MD, MBA, FAASLD currently serves as Professor of

AASLD Leads the Way in Cutting-Edge Education on Metabolic Dysfunction Associated Steatotic Liver Disease

Alexandria, VA – Join Program Chairs Anna Mae Diehl, MD, FAASLD, Mazen Noureddin, MD, MHSc, and AASLD President Ray Kim, MD, MBA, FAASLD to learn about the latest groundbreaking discoveries and practical treatment methods for Metabolic Dysfunction Associated Steatotic Liver Disease (MASLD) at the AASLD Emerging Topic Conference (ETC): Precision Medicine in MASLD held on March 8-9 in Las Vegas, NV

Dr. Kim Brown Assumes Role as AASLD Foundation Chair

Alexandria, VA – The AASLD Foundation proudly announces the commencement of Dr. Kim Brown as its new Chair. As a distinguished leader in the field of hepatology, Dr. Brown brings a wealth of experience and commitment to advancing liver research and education. “I am excited to begin my term as AASLD Foundation Chair spearheading efforts to invest in research and education, and people who are

Follow Your Own Path: Registration Now Open for DDW® 2024

AASLD members register ahead of the crowd! Discounted rates available through March 13.

AASLD Accepting Comments on NILDA Guidelines

AASLD's three practice guidelines on Non-Invasive Liver Disease Assessment (NILDA) are available for public comment through 1/2/24. The draft guidelines are included in three guideline documents expected to be published in early 2024: AASLD Practice Guideline: Blood-Based Non-invasive Liver Disease Assessment of Hepatic Fibrosis and Steatosis . You can provide your comments on this document here

GI Multi-Society Statement Regarding GLP-1 Agonists and Endoscopy

AASLD, ACG, AGA, ASGE and NASPGHAN recognize that the new class of medications known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, such as semaglutide, tirzepatide, exenatide, liraglutide, albiglutide, dulaglutide, and lixisneatide, currently used for treatment of diabetes and/or weight loss, may be associated with delayed gastric emptying. There is concern that this class of medication

AASLD Foundation Funds $2 Million in Liver Research and Career Development Grants in 2023

Alexandria, VA – The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Foundation, the largest medical society supporter of liver disease research and training in the United States, announced today it will distribute $2 million in 2023 to nearly 150 grant recipients to support liver-related research, bolster the pipeline of future hepatologists, and increase patient access to specialty

Message from AASLD President on Nomenclature Implementation

As AASLD President, it is with immense pleasure and pride that I write to you today to inform you of the next steps for the adoption of NAFLD’s new nomenclature: Steatotic Liver Disease (SLD). As you’re likely aware, the decision to adopt the term Steatotic Liver Disease as the preferred nomenclature was the result of extensive global deliberations and consultations by AASLD, EASL and ALEH along