News and Events

Upcoming events


CDDW-CLM is a joint effort between the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology and the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver, as well as their affiliates the Canadian Network on Hepatitis C, Canadian NASH Network, and Canadian Association of Hepatology Nurses.

CAHN’s Nursing Program

Managing Symptoms of Chronic Liver Disease – Keynote Speaker

  • 9:10 – 9:15 CAHN Introductions
    Liza Abraham & Leo Yamamoto, CAHN Program Co-Chairs
  • 9:15 – 10:10 Managing fatigue, cramps, itch, sleep, and sex
    Dr. Elliot Tapper, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Gastroenterology Section, Chicago, IL

Hepatitis B: Where are we today?

  • 10:45 – 11:15 HBV history (etiology, Dx, Tx, management)
    Colina Yim, NP, Toronto Centre for Liver Disease, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
  • 11:15 – 11:45 Case study
    Colina Yim, Toronto Centre for Liver Disease, University Health Network
    Carla Coffin, Foothills Medical Centre

Meet The Experts: Addiction Series

  • 14:00 – 14:30 Further conversations around Harm Reduction and Safe Supply
    Marysia (Mish) Waraksa, NP, Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre, Toronto, ON
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Persons Who Inject Drugs
    Bernadette Lettner, RN, Toronto Community Hep C Program, Toronto, ON

15:30 – 16:15 CAHN DEBATETo B or not to B: A Question around Simplifying HBV Care

  • Arguing For: Edward Tam, Pacific Gastroenterology Associates
  • Arguing Against: David Wong, University of Toronto/ University Health Network

2023 CAHNference

Save the date! September 29-30 in Toronto.

CAHN’s Liver Health Education Conference The Canadian Association of Hepatology Nurses annually hosts CAHNference, bringing together healthcare professionals, from coast to coast, to share leadership stories, clinical best practices, innovative research, and scientific developments impacting hepatology nurses, their patients, and associated healthcare disciplines. We extend a warm welcome to members, non-members, affiliates, and guests who wish to join us.

More information coming soon.

Past Events


CAHNFERENCE 2021 CAHNference 2021 Planning Committee: Leeya Brind’Amour (Chair) Elizabeth Lee (President), Lesley Gallagher (Vice President), Donna Zukowski (Past President), Danae Jensen (Administrator) CAHNference 2021

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