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Timely Topics in Transplantation

 

Timely Topics in Transplantation

 

Timely Topics in Transplantation webinars are the perfect opportunity to listen to a live presentation on a current issue and ask questions directly to the presenter. All webinars are available on demand after the live air date.

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Disparities in Access to Transplantation

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

After participating in this webinar, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Describe the nature of disparities in transplantation in the US
  2. Identify factors that are driving disparities in transplantation - using kidney transplantation as a case study
  3. Highlight examples of multi-level strategies to address disparities in transplantation

Speakers:

  • Tanjala Purnell, MPH, PhD • Director of Education, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity, Baltimore, MD
  • Larissa Myaskovsky, PhD • Professor of Internal Medicine & Director, Center for Healthcare Equity in Kidney Disease, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM

Moderator:

  • Winfred Williams, Jr., MD • Associate Chief, Division of Nephrology, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

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AST would like to thank the Psychosocial and Ethics Community of Practice (PSECOP), in conjunction with the Pediatric Community of Practice (PCOP) and Women's Health Community of Practice (WHCOP), for recommending "Disparities in Access to Transplantation" as a topic for the 2020-2021 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

Use of Technology to Optimize Transplant Education, Manage Polypharmacy, and Increase Adherence

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

Speakers:

  • Holly Mansell, PharmD, BSP • Associate Professor of Pharmacy, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
  • Tiffany Kaiser, PharmD, MS, FCCP, BCPS • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Moderator:

  • Patricia West-Thielke, PharmD, BCPS, FAST • Director of Clinical Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

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AST would like to thank the Transplant Pharmacy Community of Practice (TxPharm COP) for recommending "Performance Measures - Ensuring Meaningful Data" as a topic for the 2020-2021 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

Biomarkers and Gene Expression Profiling in Transplantation

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

Speakers:

  • Benjamin Adam, MD, FRCPC • Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
  • Gaurav Gupta, MD • Associate Professor; Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • Manikkam Suthanthiran, MD • Stanton Griffis Distinguished Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY

Moderator:

  • Minnie Sarwal, MD, PhD, FRCP, DCH • Professor, Surgery; Director, Kidney-Pancreas Transplant, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

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AST would like to thank the Community of Transplant Scientists (COTS) and the Transplant Diagnostics Community of Practice (TxDx COP) for recommending topics related to "gene expression" and "biomarkers" for the 2020-2021 T3 series. These suggestions directly contributed to the creation of the "Biomarkers and gene expression profiling in transplantation" webinar. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

Optimizing Vaccination in Transplant Candidates and Recipients

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

Speakers:

  • Michael Green, MD, MPH • Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Deepali Kumar, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FAST • Professor of Medicine, Transplant Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON

Moderator:

  • Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, MPH • Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
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AST would like to thank the Infectious Disease Community of Practice (IDCOP) and the Pediatric Community of Practice (PCOP) for recommending "Optimizing Vaccination in Transplant Candidates and Recipients" as a topic for the 2020-2021 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

Performance Measures - Ensuring Meaningful Data

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

Speakers:

  • Marian O’Rourke, RN, BSN, CCTC • Director, Quality, Compliance, and Outcomes Management, Miami Transplant Institute, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Jesse Schold, PhD, M Stat, MEd • Director Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Moderator:

  • Andrea Tietjen, MBA, CPA • Director of Transplant Finance, Quality and Data, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
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AST would like to thank the Transplant Administration & Quality Management Community of Practice (TxAQM COP) for recommending "Performance Measures - Ensuring Meaningful Data" as a topic for the 2020-2021 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

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