Date of event
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 8:00 am -
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 12:15 pm

Bellevue, Washington United States

Continuing Education Credits
Add to Calendar 2019-06-14 08:00:00 2019-06-15 12:15:00 Clinical Hepatology Update Hyatt Regency Bellevue 900 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004 United States AASLD America/New_York public

Course Description / Needs Statement

The Clinical Hepatology Update conference is designed for all medical professionals who manage care for patients with liver disease, including nurse practitioners, physician assistants, RNs, primary care physicians, medical students and GI or hepatology trainees. The conference will provide an update and review of the evolving practices in the clinical management of liver diseases.

Program Chairs

  • Marcelo Kugelmas, MD, FAASLD
  • Elizabeth K. Goacher, PA-C, MHS
  • Janice Jou, MD, MHS
  • Lisa Catalli, MSN, NP-BC


  • Hyatt Regency Bellevue
    900 Bellevue Way NE
    Bellevue, WA 98004

Continuing Medical Education

  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) – 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • Maintenance of Certification (MOC): 13.00 ABIM MOC points
  • Continuing Education (CE): 13.00 Contact Hours
  • Pharmacology: 1.25 Pharmacology Credits

Learn more about continuing education for the Clinical Hepatology Update.

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.

Schedule Note

Breakfast is served at 7 am ET both days.

Registration Pricing / Cancellation Policy

  • Registration Pricing Early Bird: On or Before May 28
  • Registration Pricing: On or After May 29
  • Registration Cancellation Policy
  • Member $325
  • Trainee & Assoc. Members $185
  • 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.
  • Industry $775
    Any Industry (pharma/device/etc.) employee with or without medical training.
  • Student $90
  • Student Non-Member $115


  • Friday, June 14 -- Session I: NASH
  • Friday, June 14 -- Session II: Portal Hypertension
  • Friday, June 14 -- Session III: Lumps and Bumps in the Road
  • Friday, June 14 -- Session IV: Everything But NASH
  • Saturday, June 15 -- Session V: Nutrition, Frailty and Palliative Care
  • Saturday, June 15 -- Session VI: Hepatology Practice Outside of the Hepatology Clinic

Session I: NASH
Moderators: Robert G. Gish, MD, FAASLD and Cynthia Levy, MD, FAASLD

  • 8:00 am – 8:20 am
    Liver Biopsies for Everyone? Diagnostic Dilemma in the Epidemic - Fibrosis Assessment and Risk Stratification
    Kathleen E. Corey, MD, MPH, MMSc
  • 8:20 am – 8:40 am
    What Should We Be Doing Now?: Current State of Care Management
    Sonali Paul, MD
  • 8:40 am – 9:00 am
    NASH as a Team Sport: Multidisciplinary Management, Successful Examples/Best Practices
    Michael F. Chang, MD, MSc, MBA, FAASLD
  • 9:00 am – 9:20 am
    NASH is More than BMI: Prevalence and Impact of Lean NASH
    Anne M. Larson, MD, FAASLD
  • 9:20 am – 9:50 am
  • 9:50 am – 10:20 am