Add to Calendar2019-09-20 08:00:002019-09-21 11:15:00Emerging Topic Conference: The Genomics Revolution
The conference will focus on genomics and the changing approach to diagnostics, management and research in adult and pediatric liver diseases.
Arlington, VA 22202
Add to Calendar2019-10-04 08:00:002019-10-05 14:00:00AASLD / EASL ALD Conference
This meeting will bridge critical gaps in ALD diagnosis, management and clinical trial design.
1 W. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Add to Calendar2019-11-08 09:00:002019-11-12 14:00:00The Liver Meeting
The Liver MeetingÂ® is the annual must-attend event bringing together 9,500 attendees from around the world to exchange the latest research, discuss new developments in treatment outcomes, and network with other experts in the field.
Add to Calendar2019-12-14 08:00:002019-12-15 17:00:00TASL-AASLD Joint Symposium: HBV Elimination
Doctors Anna S. Lok and K. Rajender Reddy will join Dr. Jia-Horng Kao and other faculty from Taiwan to host the first TASL-AASLD Joint Symposium as part of the TASL (Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver) Annual Meeting, December 14-15, 2019 in Taipei.
Beitou District, Taipei City
Add to Calendar2020-03-20 08:00:002020-03-21 15:00:00Emerging Topic Conference: Nuclear Receptors as Common Clinical Targets for the Treatment of Cholestatic and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases
More information is coming soon.
LiverLearningÂ® is the official eLearning portal of AASLD. Users can access educational resources by topic, speaker, event, and content type â€” including video, audio, and slide decks. Continuing education (CME/CE credits and MOC points) is available for a variety of enduring materials on the portal. All current AASLD members automatically receive complete access to LiverLearningÂ®, and non-members can purchase access for one year with a subscription.
The Physician (Gastroenterology) work in the Medicine Service, Gastroenterology Section providing patient care and are able to perform all services required in the subspecialty practice of GI medicine in the context of the VA system and their clinical privileges. They document appropriately in the electronic record. Educational experiences are also provided to appropriate health care personnel who are involved in inpatient care, etc. Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Staff GI physicians are ultimately responsible for the oversight of all aspects of GI care delivered to their assigned patients. Staff GI physicians provide care to patients and/or assist fellows, residents, medical students, and nurse practitioners in the proper evaluation and treatment of the patient, as well as actively participate in corrective actions when complications occur related to indicated GI interventions/procedures. Staff GI physicians directly assess hospitalized ward and ICU patients for changes in GI system conditions. A history and physical note, with the appropriate level of detail, will be entered into the electronic medical record along with an appropriate assessment and treatment plan for acute and ongoing care as well as when the time comes for discharge/discharge planning, and all should occur within 24 hrs of patient contact. A progress note is written in the patient's EMR daily and within 24 hrs of patient contact. Notes also may include concurrence with notes written by fellows, residents, or students supervised by the appropriate GI attending physician. Staff GI physicians will also assess (in a timely manner) and recommend treatment for medicine ward patients they are consulted to evaluate for various GI disease states. The assessment and treatment recommendations should be clearly communicated to the consulting inpatient physician/team in both direct verbal and written (via the electronic medical record) manner, in the appropriate level of detail for the question at hand. Staff GI physicians will also assess (in a timely manner) and recommend treatment for primary care patients that are referred to them in specialty clinic setting regarding various GI conditions/disease states. The assessment and treatment recommendations should be clearly communicated to the consulting physician/practitioner in either e-Consult or CPRS note template format. Staff GI physicians will maintain all VA-mandated certifications, including BLS, ACLS, airway management (as part of conscious sedation protocol), and complete all required TMS modules and other mandatory VA training requirements per hospital regulations. They will also code encounters/notes as required by the coding and billing office, and comply with efforts to close all open encounters. Staff GI physicians with research 8ths and/or VA grants will be expected to follow all VA policies and procedures related to research, have all studies opened at the RLR VAMC, and conduct their research on VA property while on VA time. They are required to strictly adhere to MOU time requirements when they are part-time VA employed physician researchers. During scheduled tour hours, staff GI physicians shall be available for all urgent assessments and interventions as part of the inpatient care team. Evening and/or night call may be required as determined by service needs. Staff Gastroenterologists participate in various hospital committees, Medicine Service and hospital in-service programs, and education programs of the medicine service and hospital. They are also involved in continuous quality improvement through the VA peer review process. Staff Gastroenterologists shall be responsible for graduate and undergraduate medical education and scientific research, as their credentials and privileges allow. Work Schedule: Part-time; 50 hours a pay period/bi-weekly; variable tour of duty due to coverage needs in endoscopy, inpatient service and clinic. Rotating weekends and holidays. Also 2 weeks of inpatient coverage is rotated every 10 weeks. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599036500
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.