Career Development Workshop
Recorded On: 11/11/2016
The main objective of this program is to educate medical students or residents who are considering a career in hepatology about training opportunities as well as arm the current GI and/or hepatology fellows with knowledge to help them succeed in academic hepatology. Time will be decidated specifically to discussion of clinical and basic science research, funding mechanisms, mentorship and important career crossroads. An overview of the responsibilities and opportunities of an academic hepatologist and clinician educator will all be provided. Community based, hybrid practices, and VA based hepatology opportunities/practice models will be discussed. Lastly, through panel discussion, the common questions regarding interview and contract negotiations will be reviewed by members of the panel.
Michael D. Leise
Dr. Leise finished his internal medicine residency, chief residency, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology fellowships at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine with research interests in Hepatitis C, hepatic encephalopathy, and liver transplant outcomes.
Oren K. Fix
Dr. Oren Fix is the Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, Clinical Associate Professor at the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, and Associate Provider Informaticist at Providence St. Joseph Health. He is board certified in Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, and Clinical Informatics. He is the co-chair for the AASLD COVID-19 Task Force's Clinical Oversight Subcommittee, and serves on the AASLD Nominating Committee, Online Learning Committee, and the GI/Transplant Hepatology Pilot Steering Task Force. He is on the editorial boards of Liver Transplantation and Hepatology Communications. Past service to AASLD includes chair of the Training and Workforce Committee and chair of the MOC Committee.
Archita P. Desai
Mark W. Russo
Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD is Medical Director of Liver Transplantation, Chief, Division of Hepatology, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center-Atrium Health. In the AASLD, Dr. Russo is Chair of the Maintenance of Certification Committee, member of the Nominating Committee, co-director of the 2020 AASLD Transplant Hepatology Board Review course, and member of a working group planning for the future hepatology workforce. He is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Gastroenterology and serves on the editorial board of Expert Reviews in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Journal of Clinical Medicine. He has more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and editor of the textbook Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune Hepatitis.