Gastroenterology - Grand Rounds

Topic: PBC/PSC


Wednesday, December 7, 2022
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
McGriff Boardroom (Formerly Shands)


Laura Suzanne Suarez, M.D.
Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

Target Audience:

Faculty, Residents/Fellows

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

1. Define Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC).
2. Distinguish the pathogenesis and varying presentations of PBC and PSC.
3. Identify the approach to diagnosis and treatment of PBC and PSC.
4. Summarize the role of genetic predisposition, environmental triggers, and molecular mimicry in pathogenesis of autoimmune liver diseases.
5. Recognize the similarities and differences between primary sclerosing cholangitis and primary biliary cirrhosis.


The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the Activity.


Laura Suzanne Suarez, M.D. has disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

For additional information, contact Jessica McDonald-Jazrawi (904) 244-3092 jessica.mcdonald-jazrawi2@jax.ufl.edu.