UVa Annual Conference of Liver Disease and Gastroenterology — Charlottesville

Date: 01/25/2024  |  Category: VGS News

The University of Virginia Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology presents the 19th annual conference at the Boar’s Head Inn Resort in Charlottesville, VA.

This conference is designed to provide general and gastroenterology physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other health care providers the opportunity to learn about and discuss the advances in the diagnosis and treatment of liver and GI disease. At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the newer techniques and when to apply in surgical management of colorectal cancer disorders
  • Identify and implement new techniques for the management of refractory GERD and hiatal hernias including pharmacological and endoscopic techniques
  • Recognize and apply the use of biofeedback in the treatment of anorectal disorders
  • Differentiate the current and future therapies for inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Compare and contrast the different colonoscopy preps available for patients.
  • Understand the treatment options for patients with acute alcoholic hepatitis and when to use.
  • Formulate a plan for the management of liver lesions found on abdominal imaging
  • Develop an algorithm for the use of PEth serum testing for patients with alcohol use disorder and liver transplant

Planning Committee

Neeral Shah, MD Course Director

Dennis Kumral, MD, Co-course Director

Wendy Sewack, M.Ed, Program Manager

Kelli Horowski, RN

For Further Information: 2024 Course Brochure

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.