DFW Regional Academic Debate 2019

Please join the Medical Advisory Committee of the American Liver Foundation Dallas for the 2st Annual DFW Regional Academic Debates on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency DFW located at 2334 N. International Pkwy, DFW, Airport, Tx 75261. This program is CME accredited.

This premier professional educational program for the audience of 60 healthcare professionals’ features debates from four (4) premier medical institutions on two ethical topics in liver disease. Teams include, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Methodist Dallas, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. The pros and cons of the following 2019 topics will be debated by the four teams:  Anticoagulation for chronic portal vein thrombosis in cirrhosis; and downstaging followed by liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma.  Each debate is judged based on research and presentation of both the case and the rebuttal. Winner of each debate is chosen at the end of the night.

The program will include a cocktail and exhibiting hour followed by dinner and debates. Thanks to our generous sponsors, we are able to offer attendance to this debate and dinner at no charge.  However, you must register by April 1, 2019 on this website.

Should you have any questions, please contact Tina Medlin, Executive Director, American Liver Foundation Texas, at 281-929-8000 or tmedlin@liverfoundation.org

Program Details

DATE: April 18, 2019
TIME: Registration, Cocktail Reception: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Dinner and Debates: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
LOCATION: Hyatt Regency DFW
2334 North International Pkwy.
DFW Airport, TX 75261
PARKING: Self-parking is complimentary or short-term valet parking for meetings and events is $17.00.

Airport Tollbooth Information: You will pass through the airport toll booth before arriving at the hotel.  To avoid being charged on your TollTag, please enter through the “Ticket Only” lanes at the toll booth.  Take your ticket to Guest Services and they will validate the ticket for you. (If your TollTag is charged, please retrieve a reimbursement form from Guest Services or Front Desk for compensation.)