After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to

1.  Review normal lipid metabolism in the liver.
2.  Define lysosomal acid lipase deficiency & describe its clinical presentation.
3.  Compare lysosomal acid lipase deficiency with common misdiagnoses.
4.  Describe current available therapies for lysosomal acid lipase deficiency.
5.  Describe pathophysiology of achalasia.
6.  Interpret how the POEM procedure was developed.
7.  Recognize local results of the POEM procedure.


Dr. Barry Hirsch*
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
UMMS - Baystate

Dr. Mojdeh Mostafavi*
Med Peds Resident
UMMS - Baystate

Dr. John Romanelli
Professor of Surgery
UMMS - Baystate

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

Dr. Romanelli declares he is currently a consultant with New View Surgical.

None of the other members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.                                                                           

Session date: 
09/21/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am EDT
Webinar Live
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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