DATE: AUGUST 13-14, 2021

PLACE: Sheraton Birmingham Hotel

EARLY REGISTRATION NOW OPEN THROUGH JUNE 30, 2021

This one and half day CME conference will be held at the Sheraton in downtown Birmingham on August 13-14, 2021.

Agenda: 2021 Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Brochure: 2021 Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Attention Nurses: For the first time this year we will be hosting a separate but simultaneous Nursing Conference on Friday only. Agenda is listed below. You may register for both days Friday & Saturday to attend entire conference, or register for Friday only to attend only the Friday Nursing Conference.

Nursing Agenda: 2021 Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Session Overview

Session I.         "Updates in Liver Disease"

Session II.        "Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Enteropathies"

Session III.        "Updates in General Gastroenterology"

Session IV.        "Updates in Advanced Endocsopy"

State of the Art Lecture Speakers

Session I: State of the Art Lectures
"Alcohol Associated hepatitis"
kamath 
PATRICK S. KAMATH, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Session II: State of the Art Lectures
"Change in paradigm of pharmacologic treatment of NASH"
barritt 
A. SIDNEY BARRITT IV, MD, MSCR
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, UNC Liver Center
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Session III: State of the Art Lectures
"Treat to Target Paradigm in IBD"
long 
MILLIE D. LONG, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Fellowship Program
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Session IV: State of the Art Lectures
"EndoHepatology: expanding the role of endoscopy in the management of patients with liver disease"
chang 
KENNETH J. CHANG, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Executive Director of the H.H. Chao Comprehensive Disease Center
University of California, Irvine

Registration through midnight August 11, 2021

Early Registration Through Midnight June 30, 2021

Standard Registration after June 30, 2021

Register Online

Non-UAB Participant Registration

UAB Faculty & Staff Registration

UAB/VA Gastroenterology & Hepatology Employee Registration

Cancellation

There will be a $25 cancellation fee for cancellations received prior to July 25, 2021, after which time there are no refunds.   UAB reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the conference due to unforeseen circumstances.

CME Certification/PRA Credit- Physician

The University Of Alabama School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this education activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.   Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This activity has been submitted to UAB Hospital Nursing Continuing Education Department for approval to award contact hours. UAB Hospital's Center for Nursing Excellence is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama Board of Nursing (Provider No: ABNP0055, Expiration date: June 1, 2021).

* This activity has been submitted to UAB Hospital Nursing Continuing Education Department for approval to award contact hours. UAB Hospital’s Center for Nursing Excellence is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (Provider No: 5-69, Expiration date: July 7, 2023). *

Hotel Accomodation

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Westin for this meeting. Reservations MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN July 28, 2021 by directly calling the hotel at 205-324-5000 of by using the booking website link.

Guestroom rates for this meeting are $141.00 single/double (plus applicable state/local taxes). An additional charge may be incurred if occupancy exceeds double occupancy. Please mention the “2021 UAB Gastroenterology, Hepatology Update” when making reservations to receive the conference rate.

Parking

You may park in the hotel parking garage.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Sheri McFall
E-mail: smcfall@uabmc.edu 

Jacalyn Witherspoon
E-mail: jywitherspoon@uabmc.edu