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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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AASLD Review

The AASLD Review is designed to give an overview of the liver disease topics that were presented at the annual AASLD meeting. Topics include: viral hepatitis, liver cancer, fatty liver disease, and immunosuppression and immune tolerance in liver transplant.

A continental breakfast will begin at 7:30 am, welcoming remarks at 8:00 am, and the course runs until 12:00 pm. Participants will receive, breakfast, lunch and CME credits.

Jose Franco, MD, Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Medical Director of the Liver Transplantation is the course director.

Digestive Disease Week Review

The Digestive Disease Week Review is designed to give an overview of the latest advances in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders, and cutting-edge technological advances that were presented at the annual DDW meeting.

Jose Franco, MD, Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Medical Director of the Liver Transplantation is the course director.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Update

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology hosts the annual Inflammatory Bowel Disease Update. Topics presented by members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Radiology, and Pediatric Gastroenterology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital include: Therapeutic Monitoring in IBD, Small Bowel Imaging, Pregnancy and IBD, Pediatric Management of IBD, Surgical Management of IBD, and Abnormal LFTs in IBD.

The event is intended for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, internists and family physicians, as well as physician assistants and nurses.

A continental breakfast will begin at 7:30 am, welcoming remarks at 8:00 am, and the course runs until 12:00 pm. Participants will receive, breakfast, lunch and CME credits.

Liver Disease Update

The event is intended for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, internists and family physicians, as well as physician assistants and nurses. Upon completion of the course participants should:

  • Determine which tests are optimal for the diagnosis of Liver Disease
  • Recognize available therapies for the management of Extrahepatic complications of Liver Disease Be able to recognize advanced liver disease and when consultation with a hepatologist should be considered
  • Recognize available testing to best evaluate benign and malignant Hepatic Lesions

Registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 7:00 am on Friday, April 12, 2019, welcoming remarks at 8:00 am, and the course will end at approximately 4:00 pm. Participants will receive breakfast, lunch, course materials and CME credits.

Jose Franco, MD, Professor of Medicine and the Director of Hepatology in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is the course director.

Download brochure (PDF)

"State of the Gut" - An Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders

12th Annual "State of the Gut"

Friday-Saturday, September 13-14
Sheraton Hotel | Brookfield, WI

The purpose of this update is to share the most recent developments in the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases.

The event is intended for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, internists and family physicians, as well as physician assistants and nurses. Upon completion of the course participants should:

  • Recognize tests available for evaluation of the patient with dysphagia and when to utilize them in different patient populations.
  • Recognize non-IBD colon disorders in patient cohorts and develop an evaluation plan specific to the patient.
  • Familiarize oneself with the therapies used in the treatment of constipation as well as their safety profile.
  • Determine an evaluation plan for the patient who presents with abnormal liver tests.

Jose Franco, MD, Professor of Medicine and the Director of Hepatology in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is the course director.

View the 2019 Digestive Disease Week Meeting Review agenda (PDF)

Download 2019 brochure (PDF)

Contact Us

Kari Warren, Course Coordinator
(414) 955-6850 | kwarren@mcw.edu

Rebecca Gosa, Course Coordinator (Inflammatory Bowel Disease Update)
(414) 955-6858 | rgosa@mcw.edu