16th Annual Southwest Liver Disease Symposium

Saturday, October 8, 2022 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Mountain Shadows Resort
5445 E. Lincoln Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
United States


The Annual Southwest Liver Disease Symposium highlights Banner Health’s commitment to improving the health of our patients and the dissemination of medical knowledge to our community. Our Advanced Liver Disease Center and Liver Transplant Program continue to grow at an extraordinary rate while delivering quality and compassionate care to a complex patient population.

In its 16th year, the Annual Southwest Liver Disease Symposium will bring nationally and internationally-renowned speakers to discuss current and relevant topics, including best practices for conditions that affect patients with liver disease.

For a detailed schedule, information on hotel accommodations, local attractions and more, please refer to the symposium's brochure (PDF).


After attending this event, participants should be able to:

  • Describe new therapeutic options for patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
  • Outline the current therapeutic approach to patients with alcoholic hepatitis.
  • Define which patients with hepatocellular carcinoma are able to proceed with liver transplantation.
  • State the different autoimmune cholestatic liver conditions and their diagnosis.
  • Explain the role of advance endoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of liver disease.
  • Discuss and define acute on chronic liver failure.
  • Enumerate second line of therapy for patients with autoimmune hepatitis.

Who Should Attend?

  • Gastroenterologists and hepatologists.
  • Internal medicine physicians.
  • Family medicine physicians.
  • Nurse practitioners.
  • Physician assistants.
  • Gastroenterology fellows.
  • Residents and medical students.
  • Nurses.

For questions or to request special accommodations while attending this symposium, please contact Kathryn Crippen, 602-521-5895.