Transplanting Individuals with Alcohol-related Hepatitis: Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Management

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00

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Robert Brown, MD, MPH • Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Akhil Shenoy, MD, MPH • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY

Michael Curry, MD • Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Objectives for the "Transplanting Individuals with Alcohol-related Hepatitis: Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Management" webinar include enabling the attendee to:

  1. Appreciate the changing landscape of liver transplantation for patients with alcohol use disorder (AUD) and alcohol related liver disease (ALD).
  2. Describe the diagnosis of AUD and distinguish the various treatments of AUD and how they work.
  3. Recognize the key management aspects of and role of transplant evaluation in alcohol-related hepatitis from a medical and psychosocial perspective.
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AST would like to thank the Psychosocial and Ethics Community of Practice (PSECOP) for recommending "transplanting individuals with alcoholic hepatitis" as a topic for the 2019-2020 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at

Series category: 
T3: Timely Topics in Transplantion

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