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.
This is a Chief of the Endocrinology section position in W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center, Salisbury, North Carolina. The Chief of the Endocrinology physician functions in the care of outpatient and inpatient diabetes and endocrinology patients. A diabetes and endocrinology physician is a medical provider that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of complex cases of diabetes and a wide variety of hormonal and metabolic conditions. Physicians must have completed endocrinology fellowships and be board eligible or certified in this specialty. The physician must hold a doctorate of medicine with recent experience in the evaluation and management of patients with diabetes and/or endocrinologic disorders. The physician is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within this particular field(s). VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized, and Eligible to Qualified Applicant. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting The role requires decision-making based on a broad knowledge base and experience in endocrinology. It is requires competence and basic management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes (including the use of insulin pumps), all types of thyroid disorders (including thyroid cancer), adrenal masses and dysfunction, pituitary tumors and dysfunction, disorders of calcium metabolism, male hypogonadism, osteoporosis and lipid disorders. Duties include but are not limited to the following: Coordinates care with RN/CDEs, general surgery, women's health, primary care and neurosurgery Perform initial evaluation of patients referred for diagnostic assessment which includes history and physical examination, development of treatment plans, ordering and interpreting laboratory data, review of radiological data, initiating consultations, and ordering medications. Evaluate patients for adverse side effects and of insulin, other medications used to treat diabetes, antithyroid medications and anti-resorptive therapies for osteoporosis. Provides initial inpatient evaluations for hospitalized diabetes and endocrinology patients, and is able to communicate recommendations to hospitalists and/or other consultative entities. Obtains and evaluates medical histories, performs physical examinations, and orders laboratory studies, radiographs, and other special examinations. Collects specimens for pathologic examination. Analyzes and interprets data, formulates problem lists, and establishes plans for solution of clinical problems. Provides supportive care and follow up, as well as arranges for consultations and other needed services for medical endocrinology section patients. Makes entries in patient's permanent medical records and maintains other records as required. Notifies physician colleagues on call regarding any unusual or unexpected events or problems requiring direct physician consultation. Administers lifesaving procedures and medications to the extent authorized by training and certifications. Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods. Instructs other personnel assigned to health care team on preventive medicine programs and other appropriate medical activities and functions. Coordinates the delivery of complex outpatient and inpatient care with other members of the health care team. Initiates consultation requests to other health professionals to provide more comprehensive patient management and gathers follow up data. Accomplishes progress notes, referral letters, narrative summaries and other documentation as required. Train diabetes and endocrinology physician extenders and fellows, as well as RN/CDEs. Provides feedback through available survey assessments. Attends medical service, diabetes/endocrinology section, and hospital committee meetings as appropriate. Develop and write policies/procedures specific to medical interventions and subject monitoring. Assist in the determination, evaluation, & acquisition of devices/equipment utilized for medical monitoring and therapeutic intervention. Supports and enhances VA philosophy and goals. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM
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.