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Quantitative Ultrasound Biomarkers to Assess NAFLD

Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Cardiology |  Diabetes |  Esophagus |  Family Medicine |  Obesity |  Osteoporosis |  Primary Care |  Sleep Apnea
Jing Gao, MD, FAIUM
41 Minutes
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This lecture will focus on NAFLD screening, non-invasive imaging, and utilization of biomarkers.

Learning Objectives:
·    Discuss the importance of screening for NAFLD in its early stages 
·    Discuss the potentials of non-invasive imaging biomarkers to replace liver biopsy in patient care 
·    Summarize how quantitative ultrasound biomarkers are feasible to detect and grade hepatic steatosis

Accreditation Statement:
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 1-A credit and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Planning Disclosure:
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association (MOMA) planned and implemented this program in partnership with Billings Clinic. The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to the
MOMA Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Jing Gao, MD, FAIUM's Profile

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Jing Gao, M.D., FAIUM earned her Doctor of Medicine and Chinese traditional medicine in China. After completing a year-long post-doctoral fellowship at the China Medical University and serving an attending physician in the Department of Ultrasound in China, she came to the US as a visiting assistant professor of Radiology in 1989. She participated in clinical ultrasound services, teaching radiology residents and medical students, and research in the Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medicine of Cornell University for more than 25 years.

She had research grant awarded by NIH, AOA, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Rocky Vista University. She has published a book, 3 book chapters, and 100 peer reviewed articles. She is an editorial board member in journals of Clinical imaging, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, and Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. She is also a reviewer for several medical journals. She is participating in AIUM/RSNA/QIBA studies. She has lectured and presented in the international and national radiology/ultrasound conferences many times. Her goal is to contribute her knowledge and experience to ultrasound education and research. Dr. Gao is currently a Professor of Ultrasound and the Director of Ultrasound Research and Education at RVU-MCOM. She is a fellow in the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).

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