Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds: Hepatocellular Carcinoma - An Overview

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Cherhasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center

Speaker & Info

Jonathan M. Schwartz, MD
Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases
Department of Medicine

Dr. Jonathan Schwartz has an interest in chronic liver diseases and liver transplantation, and has developed a clinical and research focus in the multidisciplinary treatment of patients with hepatobiliary tumors. He has participated in multicenter studies and national liver disease consortia. In addition to publishing on various aspects of liver diseases, he has been an author of UpToDate's liver tumor sections since 1998.

Dr. Schwartz completed his medical education at the Sackler School of Medicine of Tel Aviv University in 1991. He was an Internal Medicine resident at Jacobi Hospital and completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology at the University of Washington. He recently relocated to New York after spending 10 years at Oregon Health & Science University where he served as the Medical Director of Liver Transplantation and was a co-founder of the multidisciplinary liver tumor group.

Objectives - After attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the epidemiology and risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma.
  2. Understand the approach to screening and diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma.
  3. Comprehend a general approach to treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Host: Department of Medicine

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