September 12, 2020 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM - ZOOM Conference Format

This one- day CME conference registration opens at 7:00 AM and concludes at 2:00 PM on Saturday with four exciting sessions, and two state of the art lectures.

Agenda: 2020 Virtual Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Session Overview

Session I.         "Updates in Hepatology"

Session II.        "Updates in Gastroenterology"

Session III.        "Updates in COVID-19: GI & Liver Impacts"

Session IV.        "Updates in Pancreaticobiliary Disease and Therapeutic Endoscopy"

State of the Art Lecture Speakers

Session I: State of the Art Lectures
"Gut Microbiome, NASH and Fibrosis Progression"
Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc
Director of Hepatology, Professor of Medicine
Director, NAFLD Research Center
Vice Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
University of California at San Diego
La Jolla, California
Session II: State of the Art Lectures
"Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes"
Frederick Weber, MD
Clinical Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Session III: State of the Art Lectures
"COVID-19 Now and Looking Forward"
Michael Saag, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Global Health UAB School of Medicine
Director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Session IV: State of the Art Lectures
"The Approach to and Management of Biliary Strictures"
Adam Slivka, MD, PhD
Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Associate Director, Liver Pancreas Institute
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Registration through midnight September 10, 2020

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Participant Registration


There will be a $25 cancellation fee for cancellations received prior to August 31, 2020, 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 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.   Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Hours for Nurses. CE Hours for nurses will be provided.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Sheri McFall