Hot Topics in NASH: A Webinar Series

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Learn to understand the interplay of alcohol, diet, obesity, and CV risk in NAFLD and NASH, understand ways to simply address NASH risk factors to immediately improve patient outcomes, be better versed in NASH patient risk stratification, and identify treatments that address the risk factors for NASH. This series will improve your confidence and competence in identifying and managing patients with or at risk for NASH, and in knowledge of emerging NASH therapies.


A 5-part Webinar series on identifying and managing patients with or at risk for NASH, and in gain understanding of emerging NASH therapies. Click on Event Dates to learn more about the specific agenda and faculty for each program. The series includes:

Part 1: Identifying and Managing High-Risk Patients

Part 2: NASH Treatment Now and In the Future

Part 3: New Strategies for the Diagnosis of NASH

Part 4: Weight Loss and Antidiabetic Drugs in Patients With NASH

Part 5: Real-World Practice Implications of NASH Trial Designs


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Event Details


Program Director
Kenneth Cusi, MD, FACP, FACE

Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
The University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Rita Basu, MD

Professor of Medicine 
Division of Endorcinology
University of Virginia 
Charlottesville, Virginia

Juan Pablo Frias, MD, FACE

President and CEO
National Research Institute
Los Angeles, California

Stephen Harrison, MD

Visiting Professor of Hepatology 
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

Philip N. Newsome, PhD, FRCPE

Professor of Hepatology
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Raymond Soccio, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Crescenz Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wing-Kin Syn, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Medical University of South Carolina
Attending Physician
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Ralph H. Johnson VAMC
Charleston, South Carolina

Brent A. Tetri, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
St Louis, Missouri

Goal Statement
The goal of this activity is to improve participants’ competence in identifying and managing patients with or at risk for NASH, and in knowledge of emerging NASH therapies.

Target Audience
This program is intended for endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, hepatologists nurses, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with or at risk for NASH.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate risk and apply appropriate methodology to characterize NAFLD and diagnose NASH in individual patients
  • Apply best practices in the management of patients with NAFLD based on evolving data on lifestyle modification and medical treatment
  • Critically evaluate data on emerging therapies for NASH, including evidence of reversal of fibrosis, risks and benefits, and their potential utility in the treatment of patients with NASH
  • Demonstrate an understanding of clinical trial design and evaluation of endpoints in the setting of NAFLD/NASH


Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

American Gastroenterological Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
American Gastroenterological Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 12 months. The AGA Institute implements a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The American Gastroenterological Association requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to the AGA policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.