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2020 CEoT Program

 

 

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Updated on 02/25/2020


Thursday, March 5

 

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM       Satellite Lunch Symposium Presented by One Lambda Inc., A Thermo Fisher Scientific Brand†

                                    Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

This is not an official function of the CEoT meeting and is not endorsed by the AST.

 

1:45 PM                               Cutting Edge of Transplantation Welcome Remarks

                                                Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

                                                Michelle Josephson, MD and Josh Levitsky, MD, MS

 

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM          Session 1: Setting the Stage: Equity, Utility, NOTA and the OPTN Final Rule. How OPTN Policy Development Works… and How it Doesn’t*

    Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

   Moderators: Ken Newell, MD, PhD and Dave Foley, MD, FACS, FAST, FASSLD

 

2:00 PM               Ethics of Allocating a Scarce Resource: OPTN Legal and Regulatory Framework

                                Glenn Cohen, JD

 

2:20 PM               History of OPTN Policymaking and Current Structure

                                Maryl Johnson, MD

 

2:40 PM               What Has Happened the Last Five Years to Undermine the Public-Private Partnership

                                Stuart Sweet, MD, PhD

 

3:00 PM               Panel discussion

 

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM         Break

 

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM          Session 2 – Equity: Select One of Four Sessions*

 

Option 1              Liver: Is Sickest First the Right Approach?

                              Conference Center - Flagstaff

                               Moderator: David Goldberg, MD, MSCE

 

4:00 PM               How to Define Success of a Liver Transplant

                             Carl Berg, MD, FAASLD
 

4:20 PM               Sickest First Priority Should Continue

                             Jack Lake, MD

 

4:40 PM               Focus on Utility: Maximizing Long-Term Survival

                              Jorge Reyes, MD

                                               

5 :00 PM            Survival Benefit: Optimal Balance of Sickness and Utility

              David Goldberg, MD, MSCE

 

5:20 PM               Should We Continue to Prioritize SLK Over KTA Recipients                          

                             Sumeet Asrani, MD, MSc
                                               

5:40 PM               Panel Discussion

 

Option 2               Kidney: Equity in Kidney Transplantation: Past, Present, and Future

                              Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF        

                               Moderators: John Gill, MD, MS, FAST and Jesse Schold, PhD

                                               

4:00 PM               Defining Equity – How are Disparities and Equity Defined in  Transplantation?             

                                Darren Stewart, MS                        

 

4:20 PM               How Have Allocation Policies Addressed Disparities in Transplantation and Where Do Opportunities Still Lie?

                                Jayme Locke, MD, MPH, FACS, FAST

 

4:40 PM               Effect of Hep C Treatments on Access to Transplantation and Equity to HEP-C + and - Candidates

                                Bonnie Lonze, MD, PhD                                                 

 

5:00 PM               Organ Offers and Utilization - Would Greater Transparency Improve  Equity?

                                Sumit Mohan, MD, MPH                                              

 

5:20 PM               Interventions to Attenuate Inequities in Access to Transplantation            

                                Jim Rodrigue, PhD, FAST

                                                               

5:40 PM               Panel Discussion

 

Option 3             Heart: In Pursuit of Equity in Heart Transplantation - Charting a Narrow Path

                            Frank Lloyd Wright Salon AB

                            Moderators: Jon Kobashigawa, MD and Shelley Hall, MD

 

4:00 PM               Update on the New Heart Allocation Policy - Is It Performing as Expected?

                                Maryl Johnson, MD

               

4:20 PM               Broader Sharing in Heart Allocation - Where Do We Draw the Line?

                                David Vega, MD
 

4:40 PM               Regulatory Impact on Donor Acceptance - Incentivizing Innovation

                                Maryjane Farr, MD
 

5:00 PM               Impact of Ex-Vivo Perfusion and DCD Donors - Expanding Access

                                Jignesh Patel, MD, PhD
 

5:20 PM               Beyond Geography - Novel Ideas and Challenges in Organ Allocation

                                Kiran Khush, MD, MAS

               

5:40 PM               Panel Discussion

 

Option 4            Lung: Equity in Lung Allocation - Myth or Reality?

                                    Frank Lloyd Wright Salon CD

                         Moderators: Maryam Valapour, MD, MPP and Jeff Edelman, MD

 

4:00 PM               Update on Lung Allocation - What Do the Numbers Tell Us About Equity?

                                Stuart Sweet, MD, PhD 

 

4:20 PM               Refurbishing Centers in Lung Donation -Is It the future? 

                                Marcelo Cypel, MD
 

4:40 PM               Are Centers Really Equal? - The Regulatory Impact on Donor Lung Acceptance

                                Gundeep Dhillion, MD, MPH

 

5:00 PM               Beyond the LAS: Looking at Combined Endpoints to Evaluate Urgency for Lung Transplantation

        Erika Lease, MD, FCCP

 

5:20 PM               Lung allocation challenges - Sensitized candidates and Multi-organ candidates

                                Debbie Levine, MD
 

5:40 PM               Panel Discussion

 

6:00 PM              Poster Walk & Welcome Reception

                            Frank Lloyd Wright Foyer and Salon G

 

7:30 PM – 8:45 PM          Satellite Dinner Symposium Presented by Natera†

 Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

This is not an official function of the CEoT meeting and is not endorsed by the AST.

 

Friday, March 6

 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM         Product Theater

                                                Gold Room

 

8:45 AM – 10:45 AM      Session 3 - Utility: Select One of Four Sessions*

 

Option 1                     Liver: Optimizing Donor and Recipient Matching

                                      Conference Center - Flagstaff

                                      Moderator: Dave Foley, MD, FACS, FAST, FASSLD

 

8:45 AM               Age Matching of Donors and Recipients - Lessons from KAS and Opportunities in Liver     

                                John Friedewald, MD, FAST

 

9:05 AM               Allocation of Livers from Pediatric Donors - Should Pediatric Patients Have Priority

                                John Bucuvalas, MD

 

9:25 AM               Donor and Recipient Age Matching in Liver Transplant – Can We Do It and How to Operationalize

    Dave Foley, MD, FACS, FAST, FASSLD

 

9:45 AM               Using High Risk Donor Livers in Lower Risk Candidates - Practice vs. Policy

                            Neehar Parikh, MD, MS

 

10:05 AM       LDLT for Higher Risk Recipients - Who Decides What Benefit is Acceptable, What Should the Recipient be Told, and What if the Graft Fails                                                                 Mark Cattral, MD

 

10:25 AM            Panel Discussion

 

Option 2        Kidney: Do We Really Understand Organ Utilization and Are We Using the Right Metrics?

Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

Moderator: Bob Metzger, MD

 

8:45 AM               Current State of Organ Utilization Enhancement Efforts

                             Martha Pavlakis, MD

 

9:15 AM               Utilization Metrics

                             Nicole Turgeon, MD

 

9:45 AM             Novel Approaches to Organ Utilization and Allocation

                           Sommer Gentry, PhD

                              

10:15 AM            Panel Discussion

 

Option 3             Heart: Utility in Heart Transplantation - Balancing Risk and Reward

                           Frank Lloyd Wright Salon AB

                           Moderators: Maryjane Farr, MD and Maryl Johnson, MD

                                               

8:45 AM               Defining an Extended Criteria Donor Heart in the Current Era

                             Jon Kobashigawa, MD

 

9:05 AM               Utilizing Hep-C Donor Hearts - What are the True Financial and Clinical Costs?

                            Kelly Schlendorf, MD, MHS

 

9:25 AM               Do MCS Patients Require Special Donor Consideration?

                              Francisco Arabia, MD, MBA
 

9:45 AM               Matching Recipient and Donor Risk - Do Two "Bads" Ever Equal a "Good"?

                              Shelley Hall, MD
 

10:05 AM            Alternatives to Organ Donation - Can We Ever Solve the Donor Shortage?

               David Vega, MD

 

10:25 AM            Panel Discussion

 

Option 4            Lung: Utility in Lung Transplantation

                           Frank Lloyd Wright Salon CD

                           Moderators: Debbie Levine, MD and Matt Hartwig, MD
 

8:45 AM               Utility and the High-Risk Lung Candidate

                              Jeff Edelman, MD
                                               

9:05 AM               Working with What We Have - Optimizing Donor Lungs and Extended Criteria

                              Keith Wille, MD
 

9:25 AM               The Future of Lung Donation - The Impact of Ex Vivo and DCD

                             Matt Hartwig, MD
                                                               

9:45 AM               Matching Recipient and Donor Risk

                             Marie Budev, DO, MPH, FCCP
                                                               

10:05 AM            Case Study in Lung Allocation and Donor Selection

              Joshua Malo, MD

 

10:25 AM            Panel Discussion

 

 

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM    Break                                


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM            Keynote Speaker

                                                Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

                                                Glenn Cohen, JD

                                                Harvard Law School

                                               

 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM      Satellite Lunch Symposium Presented by CareDx†

                                        Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

This is not an official function of the CEoT meeting and is not endorsed by the AST.

 

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM         Break

 

1:45 PM – 3:15 PM          Session 4: Shark Tank: Improving OPTN Policy Development – What’s Your Perspective?*

  Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

  Moderators: Rich Formica, MD, FAST and Bob Montgomery, MD, D.Phil, FACS
 

 

1:45 PM               The OPTN Perspective:  Keep the Status Quo

                              Carl Berg, MD, FAASLD

 

2:05 PM               The Government Perspective: Give HRSA More Control

                             Ginny McBride, RN, MPH

 

2:25 PM               The Patient Perspective: Change the Composition of the OPTN

                            Molly McCarthy

 

2:45 PM               The Donation and Transplant Community Perspective: Let Our Voice be Heard

                            David Goldberg, MD, MSCE

 

3:05 PM               Panel Discussion

 

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM          Break

 

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM          Measuring for Progress in Kidney Transplantation: Pre-Meeting Metrics Summary

                                                Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

 

Saturday, March 7

 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM         Product Theater

                                                Gold Room

 

8:30 AM – 10:45 AM      Session 5 – Case Studies: Navigating Equity and Utility in the Real World*

                                                Select One of Two Sessions
 

Option 1                              Liver and Kidney (Abdominal) Case Studies

                                                Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

Moderators: Vineeta Kumar, MD and Josh Levitsky, MD, MS

 

8:30 AM – 8:50 AM         Roy Bloom, MD and Vishnu Potluri, MD

 

8:50 AM – 9:10 AM         David Goldberg, MD, MSCE and Nadim Mahmud, MD

 

9:10 AM – 9:30 AM         Martha Pavlakis, MD, FAST, FASN and Aditya Pawar, MD

 

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM         Jack Lake, MD and Nikhil Kapila, MBBS

 

10:10 AM – 10:20 AM    Doug Anderson, MD and Cozette Kale, MD

 

10:20 AM – 10:45 AM    Discussion

 

Option 2                           Heart and Lung (Thoracic) Case Studies

                                    Frank Lloyd Wright Salon AB

                            Moderators: Shelly Hall, MD and Carli Lehr, MD, MS

 

8:45 AM – 9:05 AM         Shelley Hall, MD and Ahmed Seliem, MD

 

9:05 AM – 9:25 AM         Carli Lehr, MD, MS and Sumir Pandit, MD, MBA

 

9:25 AM – 9:45 AM         Francisco Arabia, MD and Phil Chou, MD

 

9:45 AM – 10:05 AM      Deborah Levine, MD and Aaron Vose, MD

 

10:05 AM – 10:45 AM    Discussion

 

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM    AST Innovation Award Presentation

                                    Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

This award was created to showcase a project or program that exemplifies the spirit of innovation on which transplantation was founded. Join us to honor the recipient, and hear a brief presentation on the program's successful, outside-the-box approach that earned it the Innovation Award.

 

 

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM    Session 6: Multiorgan Transplantation: Trying to Find the Sweet Spot in the Quest for Best-Use Organs*

                                                           Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

                                            Moderators: Jon Kobashigawa, MD and Roy Bloom, MD

                                                                               

11:15 AM            Ethical Considerations of Multi- VS Single-Organ Transplantation- Who, When, How?

                              Peter Reese, MD
                                                               

11:35 AM            Liberalizing the Safety Net and Encouraging Sequential Living Donation - Alternative to Simultaneous Multi-Organ Transplantation 

   Alex Wiseman, MD, FAST
                                                               

11:55 AM            Standardizing Selection Criteria for Simultaneous Multi-Organ Transplantation

                             Betsy Verna, MD, MS
                                                                 

12:15 PM             Panel Discussion              

 

12:45 PM – 1:00 PM       Break to Get Lunch

 

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM        Satellite Lunch Symposium*

                                                Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

This activity is supported by an educational grant from CSL Behring.

 

2:15 PM – 4:15 PM   Session 7: Balancing it All - Challenges, Moving Points and Opportunities for the Future of Organ Donation and Transplantation*

                                                   Frank Lloyd Wright Salon EF

                              Moderators: John Gill, MD, MS, FAST and Vineeta Kumar, MD

                                               

2:15 PM              The Executive Order - What Proportion of New Incident ESKD Cases Should be Treated with Dialysis Versus Transplantation

  Benjamin Hippen, MD, FASN, FAST

 

2:45 PM               Future of Policies to Increase Deceased Donations - Opt Out and Reciprocity Based Strategies   

   Alex Glazier, JD, MPH                                   


3:15 PM              Research in Deceased Donors - Advancing Science While Maintaining Public Trust                                           

                            Sandy Feng, MD, PhD

 

3:45 PM              Panel Discussion

               

4:15 PM              Summary of Meeting/Closing Remarks

                               
4:30PM               Closing Reception

                                Citrus Pavilion