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Ask the Experts – Primary Biliary Cholangitis

September 28, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ask the Experts

Please join us as we Ask the Experts about Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC). This is a free program intended for patients, family members, caregivers, students, medical providers, and the general public. The program will be held at The Mass General: North Shore Center for Outpatient Care located at 102 Endicott Street, Danvers, MA 01923. There is ample free parking and a light continental breakfast will be served. This program is supported by unrestricted educational grants from pharmaceutical partners.

To register for this event, e-mail Lindsay Ventura at or call 617-340-8656

Program Schedule:

7:30—8:00 a.m. Check in and Breakfast

8:00—8:15 a.m. Welcome Dr. Dan Pratt and Lindsay Ventura

8:15—8:45 a.m. PBC: Where are we now and where are we going?

Daniel S. Pratt, MD

Clinical Director, Liver Transplantation

Director, Autoimmune & Cholestatic Liver Center

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


8:45—9:45 a.m. PBC Symptoms and Associated Conditions: Medical Management

Presentation and Q&A

Irun Bhan, MD

Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor, Harvard Medical School


Emily Bethea, MD

Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor, Harvard Medical School


9:45—10:00 a.m. Coffee Break


10:00—11:00 a.m. How We have Learned to Cope with PBC: Patient Panel


11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Mindfulness-Based Strategies for Managing Symptoms of PBC: A mini-workshop

Lindsay Ventura

Community Outreach and Education Manager

American Liver Foundation New England Division

12 p.m. Final Remarks Dr. Pratt and Lindsay Ventura


September 28, 2019
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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