Pacific Northwest Gastroenterology Society
Meet the Professor Evening Program
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The Pacific Northwest Gastroenterology Society (PNWGS) is an educational society representing a
membership of over 200 gastroenterologists located primarily in Western Washington. The membership
includes adult and pediatric gastroenterologists practicing in both academic and private arenas.
In addition, surgeons and pathologists with an interest in gastrointestinal surgery and gastrointestinal
pathology may participate. To become a member of PNWGS, please contact the PNWGS Contact listed below.
The Meet the Professor Evening Program offers several 90-minute dinner lectures with
rotating topics focused on the latest updates and advances in research and improvement of patient care.
The serie's lectures are given by invited local, national and international experts
in different fields with a focus on clinical practice. Activities include review and critique of published journal articles,
review of difficult or unusual problems for the practicing gastroenterologist, discussion of
complications of procedures and other adverse events, and presentations of current
research hypotheses, methods and results.
2013 Membership Dues ($200)
We are now collecting membership dues for 2013 in the amount of $200. Your dues are a very important part of our annual
operating budget, and we greatly appreciate your support of PNWGS!
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PNWGS, Attn: Executive Director, Shelly Reid
P.O. Box 17622, Seattle, WA 98127
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Session 2: March 7, 2013
The Current Status of Healthcare Delivery in Hepatology
Professor of Medicine, Division of
Gastroenterology & Hepatology,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
PNWGS will be pleased to welcome Dr. Jayant Talwalkar on March 7th. Dr. Talwalkar will be joining us from the
Mayo Clinic where he is currently a Professor of Medicine and leads a research program that focuses on identifying novel
strategies for diagnosing and treating patients with autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, and primary sclerosing
Dr. Talwalkar received his undergraduate and medical school degrees at the University of Illinois
followed by postgraduate training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He completed a gastroenterology fellowship at the
Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and a Transplant Hepatology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Thereafter, he joined the staff
at the Mayo Clinic in 2000 where he is currently Professor of Medicine. He has also served on the Test and Policy Committee for
Transplant Hepatology with the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is the current Chair of the Practice Guidelines
Committee for the AASLD.
Dr. Talwalkar's clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of cholestatic liver diseases while his
research activities are focused on health services research pertaining to clinical hepatology. Work in these areas has been
sponsored by research grants from the Center for Translational Science Activities, and the National Institutes of Health.
PLEASE RSVP FOR THIS EVENT BY MARCH 4TH TO
PNWGS Executive Director: Shelly Reid
by Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Harbor Club Seattle
Norton Bldg. 17th Floor
801 Second Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
6:00PM - Social Time
7:00PM - Dinner
7:15PM - Program
Parking & Directions:
Parking is validated.The Norton Building parking garage is located under the building
at 1st Avenue and Columbia. For directions and a map, please visit the Harbor Club website
Andrew D. Feld, M.D., J.D., Group Health Cooperative, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Division of Gastroenterology