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Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 8:00 am to Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Course Description/Need 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. High yield clinical topics will be presented by leaders in the field of hepatology and transplant medicine. Designed for ABIM/ABP Transplant Hepatology exam preparation, the course also provides a comprehensive review of up-to-date management of liver transplant patients.

Program Chairs

  • Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc, FAASLD
  • K. Gautham Reddy, MD, FAASLD
  • Laura M. Kulik, MD

Location

  • Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport
    DFW Airport, TX

Continuing Education

  • CME – 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • ABIM MOC – 11.50 Points
  • ABP MOC – 11.00 Points

Travel Note

US residents: Please review the Real ID Act regarding boarding federally regulated commercial aircrafts. Depending on your state of residence, you may need to provide a second form of identification at the airport.

Agenda

Breakfast runs from 7:00 am - 8:00 am on Saturday and Sunday.

Registration Pricing Early Bird: On or Before July 18

  • Member $325
  • Trainee & Assoc. Members $185
  • Student Member $90
  • Non-Member $540
    Any physician, scientist, or researcher with doctoral-level training who is not employed by Industry (pharma/device/etc.)
  • Trainee & Assoc. Non-Member $235
    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.
  • Student Non-Member $115
  • Industry $775
    Any Industry (pharma/device/etc.) employee with or without medical training.

* Requests for cancellations must be submitted in writing to meetings@aasld.org. Cancellations received: on or before July 18 will be refunded in full. Refunds between July 19 and August 2 will be subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations on or after August 3 are not eligible for a refund.

Registration Pricing Early Bird: On or After July 18

  • Member $425
  • Trainee & Assoc. Members $210
  • Student Member $105
  • Non-Member $640
    Any physician, scientist, or researcher with doctoral-level training who is not employed by Industry (pharma/device/etc.)
  • Trainee & Assoc. Non-Member $260
    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.
  • Student Non-Member $130
  • Industry $875
    Any Industry (pharma/device/etc.) employee with or without medical training.

* Requests for cancellations must be submitted in writing to meetings@aasld.org. Cancellations received: on or before July 18 will be refunded in full. Refunds between July 19 and August 2 will be subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations on or after August 3 are not eligible for a refund.

Saturday, August 18 -- Session I

Saturday, August 18, 2018
Moderators: K. Gautham Reddy, MD, FAASLD, Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc, FAASLD and Laura M. Kulik, MD

  • 8:00 am – 8:05 am
    Introduction
  • 8:05 am – 8:20 am
    General Board Preparation
    Michael R. Lucey, MD, FAASLD
  • 8:20 am – 8:40 am
    Hepatitis C: Pre and Post Transplantation
    Steven L. Flamm, MD
  • 8:40 am – 9:10 am
    Management of Hepatitis B and D in the Transplant Setting
    Norah Terrault, MD, MPH, FAASLD
  • 9:10 am – 9:40 am
    Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    Michael R. Charlton, MD
  • 9:40 am – 10:00 am
    Cholestatic and Autoimmune Liver Diseases
    Marina G. Silveira, MD
  • 10:00 am – 10:15 am
    Nutritional Support in the Perioperative Setting
    Jennifer Cindy Lai, MD
  • 10:15 am – 10:30 am
    Break
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am
    Breakout (Adult): Alcoholic Liver Disease
    Michael R. Lucey, MD, FAASLD
  • 11:00 am – 11:20 am
    Metabolic and Genetic Diseases I
    Philip Rosenthal, MD, FAASLD
  • 11:20 am – 11:40 am
    Metabolic and Genetic Diseases II
    Michael F. Chang, MD, MSc
  • 11:40 am – Noon
    Basic Transplant Immunology
    Josh Levitsky, MD, FAASLD
  • Noon – 12:20 pm
    Immunosuppression and Rejection
    Josh Levitsky, MD, FAASLD
  • 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm
    Lunch

Saturday, August 18 -- Session II

Saturday, August 18, 2018
Moderators: K. Gautham Reddy, MD, FAASLD, Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc, FAASLD and Laura M. Kulik, MD

  • 1:20 pm – 1:50 pm
    Drug-Induced Liver Disease and Acute Liver Failure
    Robert J. Fontana, MD, FAASLD
  • 1:50 pm – 2:10 pm
    Liver Diseases of Pregnancy
    Jacquelyn F. Fleckenstein, MD, FAASLD
  • 2:10 pm – 2:30 pm
    Cholangiocarcinoma and Other Tumors
    Julie Heimbach, MD, FAASLD
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
    Portal Hypertension
    Scott W. Biggins, MD, MAS, FAASLD
  • 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
    Break
  • 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
    Selection and Evaluation for Transplantation
    Carl L. Berg, MD, FAASLD
  • 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Donor Selection
    Sandy Feng, MD, PhD
  • 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    Perioperative Complications
    Julie Heimbach, MD, FAASLD
  • 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Surgical Options, Complications Specific to Graft and Donor Types and Living Donors
    Sandy Feng, MD, PhD
  • 5:30 pm
    Adjourn

Sunday, August 19 -- Session III

Sunday, August 19, 2018
Moderators: K. Gautham Reddy, MD, FAASLD, Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc, FAASLD and Laura M. Kulik, MD

  • 8:00 am – 8:05 am
    Introduction
  • 8:05 am – 8:25 am
    HCC and Post-Transplant Malignancy
    Jorge A. Marrero, MD
  • 8:25 am – 8:55 am
    Post-Transplant Infectious Complications
    Peter Chin-Hong, MD
  • 8:55 am – 9:25 am
    Recurrence of Disease Post-Transplant
    Michael D. Leise, MD
  • 9:25 am – 9:55 am
    Long-term Post-Transplant Complications
    Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD
  • 9:55 am – 10:15 am
    Break
  • 10:15 am – 10:45 am
    Breakout: Pediatric Topics
    Philip Rosenthal, MD, FAASLD
  • 10:45 am – 11:05 am
    Potpourri
    Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD
  • 11:05 am – 11:20 am
    Ethics
    Andrew I. Aronsohn, MD
  • 11:20 am – 11:35 am
    Statistics
    Lisa B. VanWagner, MD, MSc
  • 11:35 am – 11:45 am
    Wrap Up