Date | April 9, 2022
Hilton West Palm Beach 600 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, and Primary Care Physicians
As a result of participating in this activity, learners should be able to:
Recognize indications for liver transplantation, contraindications for liver transplant, transplant outcomes, organ allocation and transplant technical considerations.
Recognize indications for Fatty Liver Disease and determine when to refer patients for complex treatments.
Determine diagnosis and management strategies for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Summarize criteria for alcohol use disorder.
Review ongoing trials for liver disease, cancer, infection and post-transplant.
Identify the multidisciplinary departments available to care for advanced liver disease patients.
USF Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
USF Health (provider number 2970) is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses through the Florida Board of Nursing. This activity has been approved for 4.5 contact hours.
Relevant Financial Relationships
Prior to the activity, USF Health will disclose and mitigate all relevant financial relationships that relate to the content of the activity.
7:45 am – 8:30 am | Registration – Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 8:45 am | Welcome & Introductions
8:45 am – 9:30 am | Liver Transplants at Tampa General Hospital
Kiran Dhanireddy, MD
Executive Director, TGH Transplant Institute
Surgical Director, TGH Liver Transplant
9:30 am – 10:15 am | Post Transplant Management of Alcohol Use Disorder
Rashid Syed, MD
Alcohol Use Disorder Program Director
Christine Machado-Denis, PsyD
10:15 am – 10:30 am | Break
10:30 am – 11:15 am | Liver Cancer
Saurabh Agrawal, MD
Medical Director, HPB and Liver Tumor Program
11:15 am – 12:00 pm | Fatty Liver Disease
Nyingi Kemmer, MD
Medical Director, TGH Liver Transplant
Director, Hepatology Program
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm | Lunch
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm | Clinical Research in Liver Disease
Vijay Subramanian, MD
Abdominal Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm | Liver Transplant Criteria, Referral and Process
Kristina Barber, RN, BSN, CCTC
Nurse Manager, Liver Transplant
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm | Closing Remarks
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm | Networking and Reception (Sips and Small Bites)