The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) is a leading organization of scientists and health care professionals committed to the prevention and cure of liver disease. The mission of the AASLD is to advance and disseminate the science and practice of hepatology and to promote liver health and quality patient care. Mentoring, the sharing of knowledge, and dedication to professional growth and development are among the core values of the AASLD and its members. The AASLD is committed to developing all of its educational activities—including scientific programs, products, services, and advocacy—independently and without external influence. The AASLD is also committed to developing and adopting policies and procedures that foster this independence. For more information about the AASLD, visit www.AASLD.org.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. The goal of the IDSA is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention in the field of infectious diseases. For additional hepatitis C virus (HCV) resources from the IDSA, please visit www.idsociety.org/HCV_Curriculum.