• To promote national and international collaboration to promote clinical care and research in the field of the hepatitis B virus (HBV)
  • To improve awareness among health care professionals and the public regarding the prevention of HBV, screening high risk populations for HBV and management of chronic HBV based on AASLD Guidelines


  • Continue to develop and update educational programs for specialists at AASLD and other venues
  • To continue to develop new update previous teaching materials on HBV on the AASLD website
  • To promote activities to educate the general public about HBV through collaborative activities with other liver societies, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and events, such as World Hepatitis Day
  • To develop educational programs for providers and health care workers from other societies and specialties on HBV engaged in fields other than hepatology