AASLD Transplant Hepatology Board Review Course

This course will help prepare physicians for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) certification and maintenance of certification (MOC) exam in transplant hepatology and pediatric transplant hepatology as it reflects the updated ABIM/ABP Transplant Hepatology Certification Exam blueprint. Designed for ABIM/ABP Transplant Hepatology exam preparation, high-yield clinical topics will be presented by leaders in the field of hepatology and transplant medicine.

When & Where

Date: Monday, August 8 2022, 8:00 am - Tuesday, December 31 2024, 11:59 pm (EST)

Program Chairs

  • Janice Jou, MD, MHS
  • Ryan M. Taylor, MD, FAASLD
  • Amy Taylor, MD

Conference Format

The OnDemand conference will have pre-recorded presentations from the experts with practice MOC test questions proceeding each section. Additional supplemental materials will be available on the conference platform.

Continuing Education

  • Continuing Medical Education (CME): 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • ABIM Maintenance of Certification: 14.00 ABIM MOC Points
  • ABP Maintenance of Certification: 14.00 ABP MOC Points

Registration Rates

General

Any physician, scientist, or researcher with doctoral-level training who is not employed by Industry (pharma/device/etc.)

Member Non-Member
Rate $350 $540

Trainee & Associate

Any physician, scientist or researcher in a training program as certified by the director of their training program. This category also includes, but is not limited to, the degrees of MS, NP, PA, RN, and other related or comparable degrees.

Member Non-Member
Rate $200 $260

Student

Member Non-Member
Rate $90 $115

Industry

Rate $775

Needs Statement

This course will help prepare physicians for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) certification and maintenance of certification (MOC) exam in transplant hepatology and pediatric transplant hepatology as it reflects the updated ABIM/ABP Transplant Hepatology Certification Exam blueprint. Designed for ABIM/ABP Transplant Hepatology exam preparation, high-yield clinical topics will be presented by leaders in the field of hepatology and transplant medicine.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review the core concepts as recommended by the ABIM Blueprint for the Transplant Hepatology Board exam
  • Diagnose, manage, and treat hepatobiliary disorders for the pediatric and adult population
  • Review key concepts and management of patients before, during and after liver transplantation

Target Audience

  • Hepatologists
  • Fellows/ Trainees
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Surgeons
     

This activity was planned in the context of the following ACGME/IOM/IPEC competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills           
  • Provide Patient-centered Care
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Roles/Responsibilities
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement         
  • Employ Evidence-based Practice

Program Agenda

  • 5 – 10 minutes - Introduction: Janice Jou, MD, MHS
  • 30 minutes - Metabolic and Genetic Diseases: Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD
  • 30 minutes - Cholestatic and Autoimmune Liver Diseases: Ryan M. Taylor, MD, FAASLD
  • 45 minutes to 60 minutes - Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E Virus Infection: Pre- and Post-Liver Transplantation: Joseph K. Lim, MD, FAASLD
  • 30 minutes - Liver Disease in the Pregnant Patient: Monika Sarkar, MD, MAS
  • 30 minutes - Acute Liver Failure and the Liver ICU Patient: Jody C. Olson, MD
  • 30 minutes - Alcohol-associated Liver Disease: Jessica L. Mellinger, MD
  • 30 minutes - Portal Hypertension: Elizabeth C. Verna, MD, MS
  • 30 minutes - Selection and Evaluation for Transplantation: Scott W. Biggins, MD, MAS, FAASLD
  • 30 minutes - Nutritional Support in Patients with Cirrhosis: Jennifer Cindy Lai, MD

  • 45 - 60 minutes - Liver Transplantation 101 for the Hepatologist and Perioperative Complications: Shareef Syed, MBChB
  • 30 minutes - Donor Selection: Debra L. Sudan, MD
  • 30 minutes - Transplant Immunology: Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, FAASLD
  • 30 minutes - Immunosuppression and Rejection: Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, FAASLD
  • 30 minutes - Liver Transplantation for Cholangiocarcinoma and Other Tumors : Laura M. Kulik, MD
  • 30 minutes - Liver Transplantation for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): Mary E. McCarthy Rinella, MD, FAASLD

  • 30 minutes - HCC and Post-Transplant Malignancy: Amit G. Singal, MD, MS, FAASLD
  • 30 minutes - Post Liver Transplant Infectious Complications: Peter Chin-Hong, MD
  • 30 minutes - Recurrence of Disease After Liver Transplantation: Scott E. Naugler, MD, FAASLD
  • 30 minutes - Long Term Complications Post Liver Transplant: Scott E. Naugler, MD, FAASLD
  • 30 minutes - Potpourri and Ethics and Statistics: Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD

  • 30 minutes - Pediatric Liver Transplant and Hepatoblastoma: Gregory M. Tiao, MD
  • 45 – 60 minutes - Biliary Atresia, Pediatric Acute Liver Failure and Growth Failure: Pamela L. Valentino, MD
  • 30 minutes - Pediatric Metabolic Genetic Disorders: Binita M. Kamath, MBBChir

Registration Cancellation Policy

Requests for cancellations must be submitted in writing to meetings@aasld.org

Cancellations received through July 26, 2022, at 11:59M are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.

Cancellations received July 27, 2022, and after are non-refundable.

Continuing Education

Continuing Medical Education (CME) 

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AASLD designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.00 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.

American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 14.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC points.

Claiming CME Credits

Physicians and other health care professionals seeking AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for this live continuing medical education activity must complete an evaluation by Thursday, September 15. A link to the CME evaluation will be emailed to attendees after the meeting.

Claiming MOC Points

Physicians seeking ABIM and/or ABP MOC points must complete the electronic CME and MOC evaluation by Thursday, September 15.  Requests for MOC after this date will not be honored.  The MOC evaluation is included in the CME evaluation.

MOC Points will be reported to the ABIM and ABP by the end of September 2022 for attendees who successfully complete the MOC evaluation.

2020 OnDemand Conference

The OnDemand 2020 AASLD Transplant Hepatology Board Review Course was released on August 15th and is available in AASLD’s educational portal, LiverLearning® until December 31, 2022. 

Register for/view the OnDemand Course

Course Description/Need Statement

This course helps prepare physicians for American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Pediatrics certification and maintenance of certification exams in transplant hepatology and pediatric transplant hepatology, led by hepatology and transplant medicine experts. For any liver care provider, this course is a great refresher and comprehensive, up-to-date review of liver transplant patient management.

Program Chairs

  • Janice Jou, MD, MHS
  • Ryan M. Taylor, MD
  • Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD

Continuing Education

  • Continuing Medical Education (CME): 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC): 9.25 ABIM MOC Points
  • ABP Maintenance of Certification (MOC): 9.00 ABP MOC Points