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Liver Symposium Medical Chair Dr. Rockford Yapp
"We need to take this seriously-liver disease affects 30 million Americans," explains Liver Symposium Chair Rockford Yapp, MD, of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and Digestive Health Services. "I believe that the upcoming Liver Symposium will serve as a critical resource for the general public, patients and healthcare professionals on proper diagnosis, new treatment options and wellness practices for liver disease patients."
CME Session Moderator Dr. Andrew Aronsohn
Opening Remarks Delivered By Dr. Donald Jensen
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)
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.
Aureus Health Services
Merck & Co.
Northwestern Medicine - Kovler Organ Transplantation Center
University of Wisconsin Liver Transplant Program