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Gastroenterology and Women’s Health

Dr. Jana G. Al Hashash presents on gastroenterology and women’s health, with a focus on IBD, pelvic floor dysfunction, liver diseases, gallstones, and pregnancy.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify gastrointestinal diseases that are more prevalent in the female population.
  • Discuss the diagnosis, management, and treatment of these various conditions
  • Review GI diseases and pregnancy

Reading Resources:

  1. Shiotani A et al. J Gastroenterol 2006 41:562-68.
  2. Heitkemper MM et al. AJG 2003 Feb;98(2):420-430.
  3. Houghton LA et al. Gut 2002;50:471-74.
  4. Chang L et al. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 2006;291:R277-84.


Dr. Al Hashash has no relevant relationships with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

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

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 3/18/2014 | Last Modified On: 3/18/2014 | Expires: 3/18/2015



Jana Al Hashash, MD

Jana Al Hashash, MD Jana Al Hashash, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine with the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Dr. Al Hashash specializes in the care of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) patients, and her research interests include early detection of colorectal dysplasia in patients ...
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