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Biliary Atresia Patient Education Day 2019

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Abramson Research Center

Conference Rooms 123 and 124

3615 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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

Join us at our 12th 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.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Please RSVP by April 6, 2019.

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. Amit Shah, 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. Amit Shah, Dr. Jessica Wen, Dr. Liz Rand
  • 2:30 – 2:50 p.m. — Break
  • 2:50 – 3:10 p.m. — Nutrition in Chronic Liver Disease
    Sarah Borowicz, MS, 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
    Christine Hall, MSW, Social Worker
  • 3:30 – 4 p.m. — Speed Science in Biliary Atresia
    Dr. Kathleen Loomes, Attending Physician; Dr. Andrew Wehrman, Advanced Hepatology Fellow
  • 4:00 – 4:15 p.m. — Q & A
    Ivory Allison, Christine Hall, Dr. Kathleen Loomes, Dr. Andrew Wehrman, Sarah Borowicz
  • 4:15 – 5 p.m. — Patient Panel

Questions?

If you have any questions or for more information, please contact Sarah Wong at 267-426-8412 or wongsk@email.chop.edu.

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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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