Program Details

Moderator: Norah Terrault, MD. UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco 

The 2018 topics include: 

Hepatitis C 

(Family Health Centers v. UC San Diego Health) 

Possibility of eliminating Hepatitis C by 2030

PRO: Hepatitis C will be eliminated by 2030 (Family Health Centers) 

CON: Hepatitis C will not be eliminated by 2030 (UC San Diego Health) 

Fatty Liver

(Naval Medical Center v. UC San Diego Health v. Scripps Health)

Identifying the “Gold Standard” to evaluate fibrosis in patients with NAFLD

Position 1: Serum markers for fibrosis (Naval Medical Center)

Position 2: MR Elastography (UC San Diego Health)

Position3: Biopsy (Scripps Health)


(Scripps Health v. University of California, San Diego School of Medicine) 

Waiting periods for transplanting patients with alcohol-induced liver disease

PRO: The abstinence period should be the same for all patients (Scripps Health) 

CON: The abstinence period should be determined on a case-by-case basis (University of California, School of Medicine

Location: Schaetzel Center
La Jolla, CA
Date: November 27, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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