Community Liver Alliance: Rare Liver Diseases Conference

December 14, 2021

The objective of this conference is to educate patients and providers on particular rare liver diseases including PSC, PBC, HRS-1, Wilson Disease, LAL-D, and autoimmune liver disease.

Target Audience

Subject matter experts will educate patients and providers on topics to assist attendees in understanding and managing rare liver diseases.

Learning Objectives

The patients and provider will be able to recognize rare liver diseases and understand current management including therapeutic, pharmaceutical and nutritional methods.  Resources available to patients and providers will be explained including what specialists and community resources can offer.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/03/2021
Course expires: 
01/31/2022
Event starts: 
12/14/2021 - 6:00pm EST
Event ends: 
12/14/2021 - 9:00pm EST

Schedule:

Topic

Speaker

Start Time

Opening Remarks

Sripriya Gonakoti, MD

Allegheny Hospital Medicine Specialists

6:00pm

Lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D)

Katryn Furuya, MD

UW Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Transplant Medicine

6:05pm

Importance of Nutrition in Liver Health

Kelly Wilson, Clinical Nutrtionist

Digestive Health Center UW Health

6:25pm

Primary Biliary Cholangitis

Shahid Malik, MD

UPMC Center for Liver Diseases

6:45pm

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Shahid Malik, MD

UPMC Center for Liver Diseases

7:05pm

Wilson Disease

Kim Daniel, MD

University of Wisconsin Medicine  

7:25pm

Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS)

Michael Babich, MD

Allegheny Health Network

7:45pm

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin

Rachel Sharan, PA-C

8:10pm

Autoimmune Hepatitis

Rupam Sharan, MD

8:30pm

 Closing Remarks

Jill Harlan, PA-C

Community Liver Alliance

8:55pm

Adjournment 9:00 pm
Live Virtual Program

A Virtual Conference

Faculty Disclosure:  
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
 

Continuing Education Credit
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Community Liver Alliance. The University of Pittsburgh 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 (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 Attendance
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Registration is required and has no fee. 

Please contact Jill Harlan by email at jill.s.harlan@gmail.com if you have any questions.