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Gastroenterology, hepatology, nutrition course offered Sept. 7-8

Aug. 30, 2012, 10:35 AM

 

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The latest developments in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition will be discussed Sept. 7-8 during a continuing medical education course at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt.

More than 20 Vanderbilt University faculty members and experts from Indiana University, the University of Pennsylvania and Washington University in St. Louis will participate.

Topics include advances in the assessment and treatment of liver disease, gastrointestinal cancers and inflammatory bowel disease, evaluation of chronic cough and “the future of endoscopy.”

The course is sponsored by the Vanderbilt Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. It is co-directed by William Fiske, M.D., MPH, and Eric Sumner, M.D., both assistant professors of Medicine.

Registration fee is $200. Vanderbilt students, residents and fellows will be admitted free.
For more information or to register, contact Sandy Rowe in the Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Center at Sandra.k.rowe@vanderbilt.edu.

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