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18 DECEMBER 2017

Register today! 3.1.18 Academic Debates

ALF GLD Invites you to Register for the 2018 Academic Debates!

March 1st, 2018, 5:30 PM
Mid America Club, Chicago
200 E Randolph Dr
In-Person & Live-Streaming

The 2018 topics include: 

Hepatitis C
(University of Chicago v. Lutheran General Hospital)
Needle exchange programs and the reduction of HCV transmission among injection drug users
PRO: Needle exchange programs should be instituted to reduce HCV transmission (University of Chicago)
CON: Needle exchange programs should not be instituted to reduce HCV transmission (Lutheran General Hospital) 

Fatty Liver
(Loyola University v. Rush University)
Identifying the “Gold Standard” to evaluate fibrosis in patients with NAFLD
PRO: Non-invasive imaging has replaced biopsy as the “gold standard” (Loyola University)
CON: Biopsy remains the “gold standard” (Rush University) 

Liver Transplantation
(University of Virginia v. Northwestern University)
Waiting periods for transplanting patients with alcohol-induced liver disease
PRO: The abstinence period should be the same for all patients undergoing evaluation for transplant (University of Virginia)
CON: The abstinence period should be determined on a case-by-case basis (Northwestern University) 

 

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