5th Annual Current Perspectives in Hepatology (CPH) Symposium - 2024

Memphis, TN US
April 27, 2024

Emerging Topics in Liver Disease

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute’s fourth
annual Current Perspectives in Hepatology – A Single Theme Symposium on Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) highlights
our commitment to improving the health of our patients and the dissemination of medical knowledge to our community.

This one-day symposium features national and local speakers with expertise in liver disease.

Topics will be presented to address the individual physician gaps and will include current diagnosis, skills, and methodologies within the practice environment.


Target Audience

  • Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists
  • Internal Medicine Physicians
  • Family Medicine Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Gastroenterology Fellows, Residents, and Medical Students

Learning Objectives

  • Diagnose and develop a treatment strategy for viral hepatitis in non-academic practices 
  • Appropriate recognition of drug induced liver disease
  • Enhanced knowledge of treatments for fatty liver disease, cholestatic liver diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases 
  • Describe the role of gut microbiome in liver disease
  • Advancements in non-invasive diagnosis of HCC and liver fibrosis

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/27/2024 - 7:30am CDT
Event ends: 
04/27/2024 - 1:30pm CDT
5th Annual Current Perspectives in Hepatology SymposiumSaturday, April 27, 2024
7:30 AM - 7:55 AMRegistration / Continental Breakfast 
7:55 AM - 8:00 AMWelcome / Introduction / OverviewSatheesh Nair, MD and Leonard K. Baidoo, MD
Session 1 Moderators: Bindu Betapudi, MD and Satheesh Nair, MD
8:00 AM - 8:15 AMSimplified Treatment of Hepatitis CAnjana Mary Jacob, APN, FNP
8:15 AM - 8:30 AMRecent Changes in Treatment of Hepatitis BBeth Ruiz, PA
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMNon-Invasive Testing for Fibrosis and Serological Markers in Liver DiseasesShehnaz Nansiyani, APN, FNP
8:45 AM - 9:15 AMPharmacological Advances in the Treatment of MASLD/ObesityNancy S. Reau, MD
9:15 AM - 9:45 AMUpdated Guidelines for Management of Portal HypertensionJennifer Lai, MD
9:45 AM - 10:15 AMQuestion & AnswerSession 1 Presenters
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMBreak 
Session 2 Moderators: Leonard K. Baidoo, MD and Satheesh Nair, MD
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMGut Microbiome and PSCMuyiwa Awoniyi, MD
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMEvaluation and Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in a Patient with PSCZiad Younes, MD
11:30 AM - 11:45 AMPick Up Boxed Lunch 
11:45 AM - 12:15 PMPresent and Future Treatment Landscape for Cholestatic Liver DiseasesNancy S. Reau, MD
12:15 PM - 12:45 PMDrug Induced Liver DiseaseBenedict J. Maliakkal, MD
12:45 PM - 1:15 PMQuestion and Answer; CME Recap and Adjournment / Closing RemarksAll Presenters; Satheesh Nair, MD and Leonard K. Baidoo, MD
Hamilton Eye Institute - Freeman Auditorium
930 Madison Ave. - 3rd Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
United States
+1 (901) 448-5128

Parking is available in the H parking garage. Validation may be requested.

Available Credit

  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.75 Attendance
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