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Biliary Atresia Patient Education Day 2017

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

Biliary Atresia Patient Education Day 2017

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Biliary Atresia Patient Education Day 2017

Presented by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the American Liver Foundation – Mid-Atlantic Division

Join us at our 11th Biliary Atresia Education Day, a patient-family education event, hosted by the Biesecker Liver Center and the Biliary Atresia Clinical Care Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Families can meet each other and learn from one another’s experiences, hear about clinical care and research, and speak with our clinical team.  

Agenda 

12:30 – 1 p.m. — Registration

1 – 1:20 p.m. — Welcoming Remarks & Overview of Biliary Atresia: Dr. Kathleen Loomes, Attending Physician

1:20 – 1:35 p.m. — Understanding Liver Assessments: Dr. Andrew Wehrman, Advanced Hepatology Fellow

1:35 – 1:55 p.m. — Complications of Biliary Atresia: Dr. Jessica Wen, Attending Physician  

1:55 – 2:15 p.m. — Living with Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation: Dr. Elizabeth Rand, Medical Director of Liver Transplantation

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. — Q&A, Dr. Kathleen Loomes, Dr. Andrew Wehrman, Dr. Jessica Wen and Dr. Liz Rand

2:30 – 2:50 p.m. — BREAK

2:50 – 3:10 p.m. — Nutrition in Chronic Liver Disease, Julia Driggers, RD, LDN

3:10 – 3:20 p.m. — American Liver Foundation: Who We Are Ivory Allison, Executive Director, American Liver Foundation, Mid-Atlantic Division

3:20 – 3:30 p.m. — Resources for Families Nina Foster, MSW, Social Worker

3:30 – 4 p.m. — Speed Science in Biliary Atresia, Dr. Kathleen Loomes, Dr. Alyssa Kriegermeier and Dr. Marcella Devoto

4 – 4:15 p.m. — Q&A: Julia Driggers, Ivory Allison, Nina Foster, Dr. Kathleen Loomes, Dr. Alyssa Kriegermeier and Dr. Marcella Devoto

4:15 – 5 p.m. — Patient Panel

Please RSVP by March 21, 2017.

Contact

For any questions, contact Ashley Byrne at 267-426-8613 or Byrneae@email.chop.edu.

Have questions about Biliary Atresia Patient Education Day 2017? Contact Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Abramson Research Centeren
Conference Rooms 123 and 124
3615 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM (EDT)


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