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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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Donor-Derived Infections: Approach and Management

Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

Speakers:

  • Cameron Wolfe, MD, MBBS(Hons), MPH, FIDSA, FAST • Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
  • Marian Michaels, MD, MPH, FAST • Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator:

  • Ricardo La Hoz, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FAST • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

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The AST Education Committee would like to thank the Infectious Disease Community of Practice (IDCOP) for suggesting this topic as part of the 2022-2023 T3 webinar series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

Continuous Allocation – Lung and Liver

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

Speakers:

  • Erika Lease, MD • Medical Director, Lung Transplant Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Allison Kwong, MD • Hepatologist, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Moderator:

  • Pratima Sharma, MD, MBBS, MS • Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Discussants:

  • Deborah Levine, MD, FAST • Clinical Professor, Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Michael Kriss, MD, FAST • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

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The AST Education Committee would like to thank the Liver & Intestinal Community of Practice (LICOP) and the Thoracic & Critical Care Community of Practice (TCC COP) for suggesting this topic as part of the 2022-2023 T3 webinar series. A related T3 webinar on "Continuous Allocation – Kidney and Pancreas" (suggested by KPCOP and TxAQM COP) was held earlier in the series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

Archived Webinars

Continuous Allocation – Kidney and Pancreas

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

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

  1. Understand the elements of the continuous distribution framework as it is being applied to kidney and KP/PA allocation.
  2. Understand the progress to date, including policy options that have been evaluated and key themes received during 3 preliminary rounds of public comment.
  3. Discuss the timeline and key decision points that lie ahead in the efforts toward developing a specific policy proposal.

Speaker:

  • Darren Stewart, MS • Associate Director of Registry Studies, Center for Surgical & Transplant Applied Research (C-STAR), NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY

Moderators:

  • Martha Pavlakis, MD FAST, FASN • Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Prince Mohan Anand, MD, FAST, FACP • Medical Director of Kidney Transplant, Medical University of South Carolina, Lancaster, SC

Additional slides and content for this webinar contributed by:

  • Hannah Byford, RN, BSN, MPA • Manager - Transplant Quality & Compliance, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
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The AST Education Committee would like to thank the Kidney Pancreas Community of Practice (KPCOP) and Transplant Administration and Quality Management Community of Practice (TxAQM COP) for suggesting this topic as part of the 2022-2023 T3 webinar series. A related T3 webinar on "Continuous Allocation – Lung and Liver" (suggested by LICOP and TCC COP) will be held later on in the series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

The Immuno Bill is a Reality! Guidance for the New "Medicare Part B-ID"

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

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

  1. Understand the significance of the moment, including the experience of testifying before Congress, questions asked, and concerns revealed.
  2. Identify the target population for the new benefit, strategies to identify eligible patients, and how to enroll patients.
  3. Understand logistics of the coverage, requirements of the prescription, and how the coverage works.

A 1-page, summary handout on Lifelong Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant is available with the on-demand recording.

Speakers:

  • Matthew Cooper, MD, FAST • Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute, Washington, DC
  • Nancy Edgington, LCSW III, CCTSW • Lead Kidney Transplant Social Worker, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
  • Jennifer McDermott, PharmD, BCTXP, BCPS • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Solid Organ Transplant, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI

Moderator:

  • Lisa Potter, PharmD, BCTXP, FCCP, FAST • Clinical Coordinator, Organ Transplant, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
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This topic was suggested by the AST Education Committee for inclusion in the 2022-2023 T3 webinar series. The Committee would like to thank the leadership of AST's Transplant Pharmacy Community of Practice (TxPharm COP) for their feedback on session speakers. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

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