September 8 – 9, 2017
The Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham, Alabama

This two-day CME conference begins at 7 a.m. on Friday and concludes at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday with nine exciting breakout sessions, state of the art lectures, and keynote presentations. An overview of sessions is below, or you can download the full agenda or brochure.

 Session Overview

  1. Etiology Based Management of Liver Disease
    State of the Art Lecture. Pathogenesis and Reversibility of Hepatic Fibrosis
    Presenter: Scott Friedman, MD
  2. Small Bowel & Colon
  3. Case Observations & Discussions
  4. Managing Liver Disease Complications
  5. Pancreatic-Biliary Disorders
  6. Conference Banquet & Keynotes
    Anti-Fibrotic Drug Development for Liver Diseases by Scott Freidman, MD
    Misplaced Priorities and Barrett’s Esophagus by Nicholas Shaheen, MD
  7. Upper GI Tract Pathologies
    State of the Art Lecture. Endoscopic Therapy for Esophageal Neoplasia
    Presenter: Nicholas Shaheen, MD
  8. Small Bowel & Colon
  9. Intensive Management of End Stage Liver Disease


 The Wynfrey Hotel - Hyatt Regency Birmingham
1000 Riverchase Galleria 
Birmingham, Alabama 35244 
Telephone: (205) 705-1234

A block of rooms has been reserved for this meeting at $129.00 per night. Reservations must be made no later than August 17, 2017. Mention the “UAB GI/HEP Meeting” to receive the conference discount. Make your reservation by phone or online.

Parking is available at the Wynfrey Hotel for rates ranging from $8.00 to $18.00 dependent on self-parking or valet, one or two days. You may also use the Riverchase Galleria deck or outside lots at no charge. 

Early Registration through August 4, 2017

Physicians: $250.00
Nurses: $125.00
Residents/ Interns/ Students: $25.00

Standard Registration after August 4, 2017

Physicians: $280.00
Nurses: $155.00
Residents/ Interns/ Students: $50.00

Register Online

UAB Employees
Non-UAB participants

Register by Mail or Fax

Download the PDF form.

Cancellation. There will be a $50.00 cancellation fee for cancellations received prior to August 8, 2017. After August 8, no refunds will be given for cancellations. UAB reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the conference due to unforeseen circumstances.

CME Certification/PRA Credit. 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 live education activity for a maximum of 14.25 “AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.” Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Certification for Nurses. 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).

UAB Hospital’s Center for Nursing Excellence is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The Alabama State Nurses Association, and accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (Provider No: 5-69, Expiration date: July 6, 2020).

The above Nursing Continuing Education offering has been reviewed and approved for Day 1 ABN: 8.0, ABNP: 1.2 and ANCC: 6.66, ANCCP: 1.0 Day 2 ABN: 4.4 And ANCC: 3.66 hours. This offering may be presented during 2017 only. The offering number is 25217-A&B.

For more information, please contact:

Sheri McFall
Phone: (205) 996-7378