2018 Academic Debates – DFW

The 1st Annual Academic Debates Dallas/Fort Worth will offer two debates on ethical liver disease topics by three local medical institutions. This program will be accredited and offered to the audience of 50 leading healthcare professionals. The 2018 topics will be announced soon. Each debate will be judged by a panel of physicians and winners will be chosen at the end of the program. This program is offered free of charge and includes dinner.

Program Details

DATE: March 8, 2018
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.)

Intended Audience
This program is intended for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and PAs in the field of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Primary Care, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine and more.

Credit Designation:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Institute for Medical Studies and The American Liver Foundation. The Institute for Medical Studies is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Medical Studies designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioners: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

PAs- The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Understand the role of liver transplantation for the treatment of patients with acute alcoholic hepatitis.
  • Assess the optimal timing of hepatitis C therapy in patients with decompensated cirrhosis listed for liver transplantation.