Career Development Workshop
Recorded On: 11/09/2018
This workshop will look at various training pathways for a career in hepatology. It will also describe various career opportunities in research, practice, education and industry, providing an overview of the rewards and challenges for each of these, and identify sources for research funding for fellows and junior faculty members.
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.
Emily Rothbaum Perito
Kathleen E. Corey
Lawrence S. Friedman
Dr. Lawrence S. Friedman attended Princeton University and received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine combined BA/MD program. He did his residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by a clinical and research fellowship in gastroenterology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He was on the faculty of Jefferson Medical College, where he served as Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine and a member of the Gastrointestinal Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine. Since July 1, 2003, he has been Chair of the Department of Medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Assistant Chief of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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.