SCSG 2021 Liver Symposium-SavetheDate_Co

*If you renew your SCSG membership on or after

September 1, 2021, or believe you are a current 2021 SCSG member and qualify for the SCSG members' discount, please email scsg@pacemedcom.com to check your membership status and receive a discount code for current members.*

The Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG) is pleased to announce the hybrid 2021 SCSG Liver Symposium, being held December 4-5, 2021, both online and in-person at The Montage in Laguna Beach, CA!

The symposium will provide a unique opportunity to receive a comprehensive update in chronic liver disease from nationally renowned faculty. The educational lectures at this symposium will focus on important advances presented at the annual American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) Meeting and/or in recent publications. You will also have ample opportunity to interact with colleagues, our expert faculty members, and industry representatives.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in the care of patients with chronic liver disease.

 

Statement of Need 

The goal of this program is to provide important clinical and scientific data on the management of chronic liver disease.

 

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe chronic liver disease (CLD) management recommendations/guidelines for new treatments

  • Optimize treatment results for patients with CLD, through utilizing new therapies

  • Identify new advances presented at 2021 AASLD and assess their potential impact on clinical practice

Credit Designation

 This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of the Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG).  RMCHCS is accredited by NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

RMCHCS designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

MOC Designation:

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 7.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Sincerely,​

The Liver Symposium Co-Chair Committee

Steven-Huy Han, MD

Paul Pockros, MD

Jeffrey Kahn, MD

This activity is supported by educational grants from Gilead Sciences, Inc., Boston Scientific, Inc., Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Olympus, Inc., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

2021 SCSG Liver Symposium Faculty
Click each faculty's headshot to read their bio.

JB.png

Jihane Benhammou, MD, PhD
UCLA Health

CF.png

Catherine Frenette, MD, FAST, AGAF, FAASLD
Scripps Health

Ani Kardashian, MD
Keck Medicine of USC

Brian Lee, MD
Keck Medicine of USC

GC.jpg

Gina Choi, MD
UCLA Health

Julio Gutierrez, MD, MS
Scripps Health

Saro Khemichian, MD
Keck Medicine of USC

Timothy Morgan, MD
UC Irvine Health; VA Long Beach Healthcare

Adam Diesing, DO
Scripps Health

SH.jpg

Steven-Huy Han, MD
UCLA Health

Kris Kowdley, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD
Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Mitra Nadim, MD
Keck Medicine of USC

TD.jpg

Tien Dong, MD, PhD
UCLA Health

JK.jpg

Jeffrey Kahn, MD
Keck Medicine of USC

PK.jpg

Paul Kwo, MD
Stanford Health Care

Mazen Noureddin, MD, MHSc
Cedars-Sinai

Suzanne Palmer, MD
VA Long Beach Healthcare

VS.jpg

Vinay Sundaram, MD
Cedars-Sinai

AP.jpg

Arpan Patel, MD, PhD
UCLA Health

NT.jpg

Norah Terrault, MD, MPH
Keck Medicine of USC

PP.png

Paul Pockros, MD
Scripps Health

Sammy Saab, MD, MPH, AGAF, FAASLD, FACG
UCLA Health

MT.jpg
wong.jpg

Myron Tong, MD, PhD
UCLA Health

Florence Wong, MD,
FRACP, 
FRCPC
University of Toronto,
Toronto General Hospital

BY.jpg

Beshoy T. Yanny, MD
UCLA Health

Liyun Yuan, MD, PhD
Keck Medicine of USC

KZ.png

Kali Zhou, MD, MAS
Keck Medicine of USC