August 21 – 22, 2020

The Westin Galleria Dallas

Dallas, Texas


This CME conference aims to deliver a comprehensive educational update that highlights the most clinically relevant advances in chronic liver and gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. The 1.5-day conference will have a strong focus on viral hepatitis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, complications of cirrhosis, including hepatic encephalopathy and thrombocytopenia, hepatocellular carcinoma, and irritable bowel syndrome.



Mack Mitchell, MD

Nancy and Jeremy Halbreich Professor of Gastroenterology

University of Texas

Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, Texas

Lawrence Schiller, MD

Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship

Baylor University Medical Center

Dallas, Texas



Friday, August 21, 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, August 22, 2020

7:30 AM     Breakfast

8:20 AM     Welcome

8:30 AM     Plenary Session III

10:30 AM   Break

10:45 AM   Parallel Sessions

11:45 AM   Lunch

1:00 PM     Plenary Session IV

3:05 PM     Break

3:20 PM     Plenary Session V

4:40 PM     Closing Remarks 


The Westin Galleria Dallas

13340 Dallas Pkwy

Dallas, TX 75240 

A limited quantity of rooms has been reserved at the Westin Galleria Dallas from Thursday, August 20 to Sunday, August 23, 2020. To make a reservation, at the discounted rate of $139.00 plus taxes and fees, please click below. This rate expires on Monday, July 27, 2020.

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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