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05 JANUARY 2018

2018 Academic Debates

This January Liver Update will focus on the Academic Debates - a medical professional program celebrating 15 years of excellence. You may be familiar with the Academic Debates from AASLD and DDW - but it was born in Chicago and continues to this day. This year the Academic Debates...

05 JANUARY 2018

Echo Chicago Upcoming Series

Please join ECHO Chicago for the upcoming series: To register, please contact Isa Rodriguez at (773) 322-6941 / irodriguez@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu   All series run from 8-9 am (unless noted) • Complex Pediatric Asthma – Thursdays beginning January 11th (12 sessions) • Geriatrics –– Tuesdays beginning February 27th (12 sessions) • Hepatitis...

04 JANUARY 2018

University of Chicago Series

There's still time to join! Complex Pediatric Asthma Meets weekly for 12 sessions on Thursdays Beginning January 11 Learn to implement best practices in diagnosing and treating asthma and comorbidities to improve health outcomes for low-income children. Opioid Use Disorder Meets weekly...

01 JANUARY 2018

January is Mindfulness Month

January is Mindfulness Month for the Get Fit Campaign. Check out our Get Fit Posters and three mindfulness related Wellness Webinars! Posters and webinars will be posted on January 3, 2018. Access Posters View our Wellness Webinars Wellness | Utilizing Mindfulness on Your Journey to Wellness Know Your Liver |...

13 NOVEMBER 2017

2018 Research Award Proposal Request

The American Liver Foundation is requesting proposals for the 2018 Research Award Cycle to support advances in liver disease. Applications are reviewed by leaders in hepatology. Interested in learning more and applying? Visit the following link: https://liverfoundation.org/2018_research_awards/

13 NOVEMBER 2017

News From the American Liver Foundation

11/10/17 As the nation pauses this weekend to honor our veterans, we at the American Liver Foundation are concerned with veterans’ health.  As we know well, chronic HCV infection is the most common blood-borne disease in the United States, affecting approximately 3.5 million people.   It is spread through contact with...

08 NOVEMBER 2017

ALF Illinois Advocacy!

ALF Great Lakes Division hosted a table at the state capitol in Springfield, Illinois on Tuesday, November 7th 2017. The Great Lakes Division answered liver related question and raised awareness about liver disease and wellness! Interested in future advocacy efforts? Contact skoltun@livefoundation.org

02 NOVEMBER 2017

November at ECHO Chicago!

Join the Winter ECHO Training Series for Healthcare Professional! To register, please contact Isa Rodriguez at (773) 322-6941 /irodriguez@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu All series run from 8-9 a.m. Pediatric Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,  Thursdays beginning November 2nd Hepatitis C, Fridays beginning December 15th Risk-Based Approach to Women's Healthcare, Wednesdays beginning February 7th Complex Pediatric Asthma,...

01 NOVEMBER 2017

November Newsletter

Top 10 Things You Need to Read This Month: 2018 Chicago Marathon: Join Team ALF in this iconic race- secure your spot today before registration closes 11/30! News from the ALF: Two conferences were hosted with an aim of addressing the emerging trends between the opioid epidemic and hepatitis C Ask the...


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