Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, M.D., professor of medicine (digestive diseases), is the new president-elect of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Garcia-Tsao is a staff physician at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, where she is chief of the Section of Digestive Diseases and program director of the Hepatitis C Resource Center. She is also director of the Clinical Core of the NIH-funded Liver Center at Yale. Garcia-Tsao earned her medical degree from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and completed her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at the Instituto Nacional de la Nutrición in Mexico City. She completed her training in hepatology at Yale and joined the faculty in 1989.