Andrew Talal, MD, MPH
Professor and Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University at Buffalo
Webcast must be viewed in its entirety to claim credit.
This program Supported by:
AbbVie and Gilead.
This educational program is targeted to physicians and other health care providers who specialize in the management of patients with addictive disorders.
Upon completion of this activity, the participants should be better able to:
Recognize the risk of chronic hepatitis C (HCV) infection in patients who inject drugs (PWID)
Discuss the long term consequences of chronic HCV
Categorize patients at higher risk of HCV progression
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
All faculty and staff involved in the planning or presentation of continuing education activities sponsored/provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (ACHS) are required to disclose to the audience any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentation or enduring material. Full disclosure of all commercial relationships must be made in writing to the audience prior to the activity. John Bayliss, VP, Business Development, spouse is an employee of Amgen, Inc.; all other staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF), have no relationships to disclose.
The opinions expressed during the live activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. The information is presented for the purpose of advancing the attendees' professional development.
Learner Assurance Statement
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest issues that could arise as a result of prospective faculty members' significant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to retaining only those speakers with financial interests that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity.