Agenda Solid Organ Transplant 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

7 a.m.                  

Registration, Continental Breakfast & View Exhibits

7:50 a.m.                           

Welcome & Introductions

Christopher L. Marsh, MD

8 a.m.                  

Epidemic of Obesity: NASH and Obesity in the Transplant Candidate

Catherine T. Frenette, MD

8:30 a.m.                           

KEYNOTE: Nutrition and Frailty: How to Assess, Options to Improve, When to Say No

Jennifer C. Lai, MD, MBA

9:15 a.m.                           

Long-term Cardiovascular Disease and Its Impact on Transplants  

J. Thomas Heywood, MD

9:45 a.m.            

Break & View Exhibits

10:15 a.m.          

Population Management Efforts of Kidney Transplants in an Integrated Health System


10:45 a.m.

Transition of the Transplantation Patient and Long-term Management of Immunosuppressive Agents

James C. Rice, MD

11:30 a.m.          

Transition to Workshops

11:45 a.m.          


Liver: Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

Jonathan S. Fisher, MD                  

Yuko Kono, MD, PhD

Kidney: Living Kidney Donation, KPD - Paired Kidney Exchange

James C. Rice, MD

Randolph L. Schaffer III, MD

12:45 p.m.          

Transition to General Session

1 p.m.                  

KEYNOTE: Xenotransplantation: Current Status and Future Prospects

Devin. E. Eckhoff, MD

1:45 p.m.            

Women’s Issues in Transplantation

Dianne B. McKay, MD


2:15 p.m.            

Ethical Dilemmas in Transplantation: Counseling of Patients Regarding High-Risk Donors

Jonathan S. Fisher, MD

2:45 p.m.                           

Break & View Exhibits

3 p.m.                  

Hepatitis C Positive Donors and Recipients: When to Treat, Impact on Survival, Solid Organ Transplant

Catherine T. Frenette, MD


3:20 p.m.                           

Organ Allocation and Implications for Those Waiting on the List

Christopher L. Marsh, MD

3:40 p.m.                           

Case Discussion

Christopher L. Marsh, MD

4 p.m.                 

Conference Adjourns