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Liver Symposium

Four CME/CE-certified lectures for Healthcare Professionals and three Patient-Focused lectures and a Physician Roundtable Q&A This program is provided free of charge to participants, however you must be registered to attend and space is limited! Continental breakfast will be available at the start of the Symposium.

October 25th, 2014 - October 25th, 2014 (8:00am - 12:00pm)

Contact: Kate Southard (Email)
Phone: 312-377-9030

Hosted by American Liver Foundation Great Lakes Division
Stonegate Conference Centre - Directions
2401 W Higgins Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

The Medical Advisory Committee of the American Liver Foundation’s (ALF) Great Lakes Division will celebrate Liver Awareness Month by hosting their first annual Liver Symposium at the Stonegate Conference Center on October 25, 2014. The symposium, which is open to the public and free of charge for registered participants, provides a unique opportunity for liver disease patients, their families, the general public and healthcare providers to connect with accomplished liver specialists to increase their knowledge about liver diseases.

The program will open with an introduction from the Great Lakes Division Board President Dr. Donald Jensen, followed by the keynote address from Dr. Steven Flamm of Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The opening session will be followed by breakouts, each featuring a series of lectures presented by leading experts in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, transplant surgery and infectious diseases. Healthcare professionals will have the opportunity to earn CMEs in their accredited breakout sessions. In breakouts geared towards the general public, the Symposium will provide an opportunity for liver disease patients to participate in open discussions and question and answer sessions with top medical professionals.


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Event Sponsor

Premier Advocate

Partner Advocates

Aureus Health Services

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Participating Advocates


Bristol Myers-Squibb


Diplomat Pharmacy

Merck & Co.

Northwestern Medicine - Kovler Organ Transplantation Center

Onyx Pharmaceuticals

Salix Pharmaceuticals

University of Wisconsin Liver Transplant Program


Page updated: October 7th, 2014


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