Course Director

Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc
Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc

University of California at San Diego
NAFLD Research Center
La Jolla, California

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

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Activity Description

In this infographic-based activity, an expert in hepatology discusses current and emerging strategies to diagnose, treat, and manage patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of hepatologists, gastroenterologists, family/general practitioners, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with NASH.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Correctly diagnose and stage nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), distinguishing the subset of patients with NASH for disease monitoring and prognostication
  • Apply best practices in the management of patients with NASH based on evolving data on lifestyle modification and medical treatment
  • Evaluate data on emerging therapies for NASH, including evidence of reversal of fibrosis, risks and benefits, and their potential utility in the treatment of patients with NASH

Providership, Credit, and Support

This CME activity is jointly provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosures

Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc
Professor of Medicine
University of California at San Diego
Director, NAFLD Research Center
Director of Hepatology
Director, Liver Epidemiology Training Program
La Jolla, California

Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; AstraZeneca; Bird Rock Bio; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Celgene Corporation; Cirius Therapeutics; CohBar, Inc.; Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; Gemphire; Gilead; Glympse bio; GNI Group Ltd.; GRI Bio, Inc.; Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Ionis Pharmaceuticals; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Metacrine; NGM Biopharmaceuticals; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Novo Nordisk A/S; Pfizer Inc.; Prometheus Laboratories Inc.; sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC; Siemens; and Viking Therapeutics.
Grant/Research Support from Allergan; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Cirius Therapeutics; Eli Lilly and Company; Galectin Therapeutics Inc.; Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; GE Healthcare Life Sciences; Genfit; Gilead; Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; GRAIL, Inc.; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; NGM Biopharmaceuticals; NuSirt Biopharma; Pfizer Inc.; pH Pharma; Prometheus Laboratories Inc.; and Siemens.
Other Financial or Material Support from Liponexus, Inc. where Dr. Loomba serves as co-founder.

Planning Committee Disclosures

The planners from Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider, and PeerView Institute for Medical Education, the joint provider, do not have any financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest related to the content of this accredited activity during the past 12 months unless listed below.

Content/Peer Reviewer Disclosures

The following Content/Peer Reviewer has nothing to disclose:

Steve S. Choi, MD

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussions of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this accredited activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you upon completion. You will receive your certificate from If you have questions regarding the receipt of your emailed certificate, please contact via email at

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