AST podcasts and recordings


April 22, 2013

In this podcast, Richard Formica, MD, Medical Director of Transplant Medicine at Yale University, and Eric Tichy, PharmD, Senior Transplant Pharmacy Specialist at Yale New Haven Transplantation Center, discuss the REMS for mycophenolate mofetil which went into effect in fall 2012.

September 05, 2012

In this podcast, Richard Formica, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Yale University and Director of the kidney and pancreas transplant program, interviews

May 09, 2012

In this podcast, Dr. Michael Ison, Director of the Transplant & Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Service at Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, discusses with Dr. Daniela Ladner, Transplant Surgeon and Director of the Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Collaboration (NUTORC) – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, patient safety in medicine and how the transplant community can study and address vulnerabilities in the systems and processes of organ transplantation that contribute to preventable errors.

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March 15, 2012

In this podcast, Dr. Marian Michaels, Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC-University of Pittsburgh, discusses with Dr. Emily Blumberg, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases- Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, the nuances of Biovigilance and its impact on Organ Transplantation.

March 06, 2012

In this podcast, Dr. Michael Green from the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine discusses with Dr. Upton Allen, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Sick Children’s Hospital in Toronto, University of Toronto School of Medicine, current issues relating to the prevention and treatment of cytomegalovirus infections in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients.

March 05, 2012

In this podcast, Dr. Michael Lucey from the University of Wisconsin is interviewed by Dr. Kevin Korenblat from Washington University about liver transplantation for alcohol related liver disease and recent data regarding liver liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis.

March 05, 2012

In this podcast, Dr. Patricia Campbell, Director of the HLA Laboratory at the University of Edmonton, discusses with Dr. Elaine Reed, Director of the Immunogenetics Center at the University of California, Los Angeles, the applications of the virtual crossmatch to living and deceased solid organ transplantation, paired kidney exchange and desensitization. .

February 07, 2012

In this podcast, Dr. Millie Samaniego, Professor of Medicine and Medical Director for Kidney and Kidney Pancreas Transplantation at University of Michigan Health System discusses with Dr. Harini Chakkera, Assistant Professor and Consultant in the Divisions of Nephrology and Transplantation at Mayo Clinic Arizona a comprehensive overview of New Onset Diabetes Mellitus after Kidney Transplantation (NODAT) including potential areas of research to better understand the pathophysiology of NODAT.

December 30, 2011

In this podcast, Dr. Christin Rogers, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator for Solid Organ Transplant at The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses with Dr. Nicole Pilch, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Solid Organ Transplant at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) the improvements in pharmacy services made at MUSC that resulted in MUSC being awarded the 2010 Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety from the American Society of Health System Pharmacists Foundation.

December 08, 2011

In this podcast, Lisa Coscia, RN, BSN, Senior Research Coordinator at the National Transplantation Pregnancy Registry (NTPR), Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, discusses with Cynthia Galbraith, RN, NP-C, MSN, CNS-Manager of Liver Transplant at the University of California, San Francisco, the importance of having a preparedness plan in place when disaster strikes during the transplant process.


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