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Save the Date! Tampa General Hospital’s Innovations in Hepatobiliary Management Symposium

OCTOBER 4-6, 2019

Tampa General Hospital is excited to announce the 2019 Innovations in Hepatobiliary Management Symposium, an engaging, informative event led by leaders in the field of hepatobiliary management. This medical conference features an agenda that will cover topics related to hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders, as well as advanced diagnostic and treatment approaches. Attendees will learn how to identify radiologic aspects and stages of malignancies, recommend appropriate initial and secondary therapies – including recognizing when transplantation is a suitable treatment – and incorporate advanced endoscopy into patient care.

This CME course is designed for medical professionals who specialize in gastroenterology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, and surgery who want learn about and integrate key advances in hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancer care into clinical practice.

Sign up here for updates, CME credit details, and registration information as the event date approaches. Registration for this event will open this summer.



Amy D. Lu, M.D., MPH, MBA, F.A.C.S.
Tampa General Hospital
Advanced Organ Disease and Transplantation Institute
Angel E. Alsina, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Tampa General Hospital 
Director Liver Cancer Program, Tampa General Hospital 
Collaborative Professor of Surgery, University of South Florida
Morsani Collage of Medicine
Clifford Davis, M.D.
Assistant Professor USF School of Medicine 
Associate Program Director USF IR Residency 
Nyingi Kemmer, M.D., MPH, MSc
Tampa General Hospital
Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Professor of Medicine, University of South Florida


Nationally recognized faculty present a state-of-the-art update on hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders. The program will present:

  • Multi-disciplinary approaches to the diagnosis of gastrointestinal conditions and malignancies
  • Advanced radiologic approaches
  • Role of transplantation
  • New resectional approaches to hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancer
  • New oncologic treatments and how they are incorporated in the community and in tertiary centers


  • Cancer imaging
  • Advanced gastro-intestinal imaging and endoscopic approaches
  • Surgical advances of pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers
  • Local therapies
  • Liver transplantation for hepatobiliary cancers
  • Sequencing of therapies for advanced pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers
  • Research and case studies


This course is intended for:
  • Primary care physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Registered nurses
  • Oncology nurses
  • Transplant nurses
  • Clinical research personnel

Specialties include:

  • Medical oncology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Surgery
  • Surgical oncology


Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize radiologic aspects of hepatobiliary malignancies
  • Describe staging of hepatobiliary malignancies
  • Recognize new diagnostic and therapeutic interventions with advanced endoscopy
  • Identify patients with resectable pancreatic cancer
  • Identify patients suitable for a liver transplant
  • Integrate new agents in clinical care
  • Recognize the appropriate regimens for first and second line therapy in pancreatic cancer and hepatobiliary cancer