Program Description: 

This is a quarterly lecture series to exchange ideas and viewpoints between Clinicians, Researchers (Basic, translational, and population health), and Policymakers and work towards "Decreasing the burden of obesity and metabolic diseases in Wisconsin and Beyond". This speaker series is open all FH and MCW providers and scientists and the community at large to develop a working knowledge and understanding of the current status of treatment and prevention strategies for obesity, where the gaps lie, and engage in a productive dialogue to benefit patients in future. 

Target audience: 

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
    • Understand the magnitude of the problem of steatohepatitis on the risk of cirrhosis and extrahepatic complications (eg, CVD).
    • Learn how to apply a robust diagnostic algorithm for identifying patients with NASH in the clinic.
    • Use the best rationale available for the treatment of NASH, including lifestyle and pharmacological agents.
Faculty & credentials: 


Kenneth Cusi, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E.

Professor of Medicine

Staff, Malcom Randall VAMC

Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

The University of Florida

Course Director: Srividya Kidambi, MD

In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships.  These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):





Srividya Kidambi

TOPS Club Inc

Medical Adviser

Srividya Kidambi

Novo Nordisk

PI- Drug Study

Srividya Kidambi


PI - Drug Study

Kenneth Cusi



Kenneth Cusi



Kenneth Cusi


Board Meeting


Angela Parish
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6724

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
09/23/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm CDT
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Virtual Event
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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