October 16-17, 2020

Hyatt Regency

Jersey City, New Jersey


This CME conference is guaranteed to provide a comprehensive update on GI and liver diseases from renowned faculty. The 1.5-day conference will have a strong focus on viral hepatitis, NAFLD/NASH, primary biliary cirrhosis, drug-induced liver injury, complications of portal hypertension, including hepatic encephalopathy and thrombocytopenia, hepatocellular carcinoma, GERD, chronic pancreatitis, fecal incontinence, and irritable bowel syndrome.



Vinod Rustgi, MD, MBA

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
New Brunswick, New Jersey


Friday, October 16, 2020

12:00 PM   Lunch

12:50 PM   Welcome

1:00 PM     Plenary Session I

3:15 PM     Break

3:30 PM     Plenary Session II

5:15 PM     Day 1 Wrap-up

5:30 PM     Welcome Reception  

Saturday, October 17, 2020
7:30 AM     Breakfast

8:20 AM     Welcome

8:30 AM     Plenary Session III

10:30 AM   Break

10:45 AM   Parallel Sessions

12:00 PM   Lunch

1:00 PM     Plenary Session IV

3:05 PM     Break

3:20 PM     Plenary Session V

4:40 PM     Closing Remarks 


Hyatt Regency

2 Exchange Place

Jersey City, NJ 07302

A limited quantity of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City from Thursday, October 15 to Sunday, October 18, 2020. To make a reservation, at the discounted rate of $239.00 plus taxes and fees, please click below. This rate expires on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Guests can also call (888) 591-1234 and mention the group code: G-FMEC

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This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Allergan Inc., Dova Pharmaceuticals, Gilead, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Salix Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

Jointly provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences 
at Eisenhower, the Gastrointestinal and Liver Association of the Americas (GALA), and the Texas Liver Institute.


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