ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium
Program BrochureAmerican Society ofTransplant Surgeons13th AnnualState of the ArtWinter Symposium Success at the MarginsJanuary 31–February 3, 2013Loews Miami Beach HotelPre-Registration DeadlineJanuary 17, 2013Abstract Submission DeadlineSeptember 10, 2012For more information visitwww.ASTS.orgHeld in conjunction with the NATCOSymposium for Advanced Transplant Professionals
The State of the Art Winter Symposium is topic-driven,focuses on the most recent advances in the field oftransplantation, and offers a wealth of new informationthat refreshes and hones the highly technical trainingof ASTS members and the transplant community at large. Pre-Register today: www.ASTS.org/meetings ASTS 13 th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium Loews Miami Beach Hotel | January 31–February 3, 2013 Look for these icons when planning your itinerary: SURGEONS RESEARCHERS ADVANCED TRANSPLANT PROVIDERS CLINICIANS ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS TRAINEES Register today! www.asts.org/meetings
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium SUCCESS at the MARGINS January 31–February 3, 2013ASTS Council Program Planning CommitteePresident Program Chair Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhDKim M. Olthoff, MD Senior AdvisorsPresident-Elect Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD James D. Eason, MDAlan N. Langnas, DO SymposiumSecretary Beau S. Kelly, MD, MBA Joseph F. Magliocca, MDCharles M. Miller, MD Marc L. Melcher, MD, PhD Zoe A. Stewart, MD, PhDTreasurerTimothy L. Pruett, MD Pre-Meeting Michael J. Englesbe, MD Daniela P. Ladner, MD, MPHImmediate Past President Kenneth J. Woodside, MDMitchell L. Henry, MD ASTS National OfficePast President 2461 South Clark Street, Suite 640 Arlington, VA 22202Michael M. Abecassis, MD, MBA P: 703-414-7870 F: 703-414-7874Councilors-at-Large www.ASTS.org email@example.comStuart M. Flechner, MDDavid C. Mulligan, MD Executive Director/CEOLewis W. Teperman, MD Kimberly A. Gifford, MBAMarwan S. Abouljoud, MDSandy Feng, MD, PhDJohn C. Magee, MDJean C. Emond, MDAbhinav Humar, MD The conference provides a forum forLloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH information exchange so participants can examine innovative techniques and disciplines in transplant surgery while expanding their knowledge of new scientific and clinical information. Register today! www.asts.org/meetings 
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter SymposiumSUCCESS at the MARGINSJanuary 31–February 3, 2013CMEContinuing Medical Education TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of transplant surgeons, physicians, coordinators, researchers, and other health professionals involved in the care of transplant patients.ACCREDITATION STATEMENTThe American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) is ac-credited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical learner ObjectivesEducation to provide continuing medical education for physi- After completing this educational activity, participants will becians. able to:The ASTS designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.0 • Learn new developments in science and clinical practice of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim transplantation.only the credit commensurate with the extent of their partici-pation in the activity. • Understand these issues in the context of the evolving regulatory environment such as in cases involving liveBusiness Practice Seminar donors, donors after cardiac death, or more at-risk organs ASTS designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA due to infection, donor malignancy, or extended ischemic PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the times.credit commensurate with the extent of their participation inthe activity. • Recognize the goals of the various stake holders including transplant centers and examine practical ideas for operating Pre-Meeting Course within this changing paradigm.ASTS designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMAPRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the • Analyze the impact of regulation and legislation on the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in future of patient care.the activity. • Determine strategies to expand the donor pool and the Winter Symposium clinical and ethical issues associated with established and ASTS designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA emerging strategies.PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only thecredit commensurate with the extent of their participation inthe activity. DISCLOSURES ASTS ensures that all CME certified activities are fair, valid, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial biasSTATEMENT OF NEED and designed to promote professional performance, compe-The Symposium will focus on the emerging dilemmas and is- tency, and improved patient outcomes. It is the policy of ASTSsues associated with the growth of transplantation and the im- that individuals in a position to influence/control content of apact on patient outcomes, particularly in more complex cases. CME activity disclose all or apparent conflicts of interest(s)Comprehensive needs assessment research effectively un- that have occurred within the last 12 months of the activity.covers educational gaps and unmet needs of transplantationsurgery. Because of the rapid advances in transplantation, The faculty disclosures will be provided in the program booktransplant professionals are in need of opportunities to update and/or slides.and maintain their knowledge of advances and changes intransplant medicine. Online Evaluation, Credit Claim, and Certificate System Upon completion of the overall evaluation and credit claiming,PURPOSE OF ACTIVITY all registered attendees will be able to immediately access,This Symposium is designed to address the educational save, and/or print their CME Certificate and/or Certificate ofneeds of the transplant surgeons, trainees, fellows, clini- Attendance online.cians, coordinators, and allied health professionals to improveknowledge and learn up-to-date practices, innovative tech- All registered attendees will receive an email from ASTSniques, emerging technologies, and ethical and regulatory at the conclusion of the meeting with a link to a website toissues related to solid organ, cell, and tissue transplantation. complete the evaluations. To receive your CME certificate orParticipants will engage in interactive discussions, Certificate of Attendance, you are required to complete thedebates, and exchange of ideas with expert faculty and col- evaluations. You will have until April 3, 2013, to complete theleagues regarding controversies common in the transplant evaluations and obtain your certificates.community. Attendees of this symposium will gain knowledgewith learning designed to advance the quality of patient care. Register today! www.asts.org/meetings
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium SUCCESS at the MARGINS January 31–February 3, 2013Evening Events Friday, February 1, 2013: 3:30–5:00 p.m. Poster Reception 5:00–6:30 p.m. Career Development Seminar: Efficiency: Keeping the Balls in the Air 6:30–7:30 p.m. Top 10 Posters of Distinction reception in the Exhibit Hall Saturday, February 2, 2013: 5:30–6:30 p.m. Recognition Awards Ceremony: Francis Moore Excellence in Mentorship in the Field of Transplantation Surgery Award Vanguard Prize Advanced Transplant Provider Award Immediately following the reception, please join us for theWinter Symposium Dinner and Dancing from 6:30–10:00 p.m.Lunch & Learn SessionsThese informal sessions allow attendees to engage in round-table discussions on a wide range of topics. Hosted by variousASTS committees, these topic-focused discussions includecase studies and presentations on innovation, regulatoryissues, and more. This session takes place on Saturday,February 2nd from 12:45–2:15 p.m. This session is complimentarywhen you register for the Winter Symposium. Register today! www.asts.org/meetings 
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter SymposiumSUCCESS at the MARGINSJanuary 31–February 3, 2013Business Practice SeminarCrisis Management and Communications:Is Your Center Prepared?January 31, 2013Part I: Crisis Management and Working with the Media3:00 – 3:10 p.m. Welcome and IntroductionWilliam C. Chapman, MDWashington University, St. Louis3:10–3:40 p.m. Crisis Management: What Should We Expect?Annette M. Veech, PhDSenior Lecturer of Management Communications, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis3:40–4:10 p.m. Crisis Communications: Optimal Strategies for Media InteractionsJim AxelrodNational Correspondent, CBS NewsPart II: Managing Public Response to Adverse Transplant-Related Outcomes4:15–4:25 p.m. IntroductionA. Osama Gaber, MDDirector of Transplantation, Methodist Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College4:25–4:50 p.m. Managing the Aftermath of a Donor Death: Lessons LearnedElizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhDLahey Clinic Medical Center 4:50–5:15 p.m. Disease Transmission During Transplantation: How to Mitigate the Damage to Your ProgramAbhinav Humar, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center5:15–6:00 p.m. Panel DiscussionModerator: William C. Chapman, MDAbhinav Humar, MDElizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhDAnnette M. Veech, PhDJim Axelrod  Register today! www.asts.org/meetings This is a ticketed event. Registration is required.
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium SUCCESS at the MARGINS January 31–February 3, 2013Pre-MeetingDefining the MarginsJanuary 31-February 1, 2013Thursday, January 31, 2013 1:20–1:35 p.m. Technical DCD Issues: Pushing the MarginsDefining the Margins Christopher B. Hughes, MD, FACSModerators: Starzl Transplantation InstituteJames D. Eason, MD, FACSUniversity of Tennessee/ Methodist University 1:35–1:45 p.m. Hospital Transplant Institute Beverage BreakMichael J. Englesbe, MDUniversity of Michigan Kidneys at the Margins Moderators:12:00–12:05 p.m. Thomas C. Pearson, MD, PhDOverview: Navigating the Margins Emory UniversityMichael J. Englesbe, MD Kenneth J. Woodside, MDUniversity of Michigan University Hospitals Case Medical Center12:05–12:20 p.m. 1:45–2:00 p.m. Donor Malignancy: Making Sure Your Allocation: The Rules of the GameMargins are Clear Kenneth A. Andreoni, MDE. Steve Woodle, MD University of FloridaUniversity of Cincinnati, College of Medicine 2:00–2:15 p.m. 12:20–12:35 p.m. The Role of the Biopsy & the Pump: Through theKnown and Suspected Transmissible Looking GlassDiseases: Scary Margins Michael J. Goldstein, MDMichael Ison, MD, MS Mount Sinai School of MedicineNorthwestern Memorial Hospital 2:15–2:30 p.m. 12:35–12:50 p.m. Technical Challenges: Transplanting the Un-Infectious Risk Donors: Don’t Marginalize Me TransplantableDorry L. Segev, MD, PhD Chris E. Freise, MDJohns Hopkins University University of California, San Francisco12:50–1:05 p.m. 2:30–2:45 p.m. Controlling My Margins: Why I Still Take Donor Living Donor Selection: Knowing When to Say NoCalls Robert M. Merion, MDJames D. Eason, MD, FACS University of MichiganUniversity of Tennessee/Methodist UniversityHospital Transplant Institute 2:45–3:00 p.m. Deceased Donor Offers: Knowing When to Say1:05–1:20 p.m. YesBackup and Support: Finding Robert J. Stratta, MDYourself at the Margins Wake Forest UniversityRandall S. Sung, MDUniversity of Michigan 3:00–3:15 p.m. Recipient Selection & List Management: Knowing What to Say Ryutaro Hirose, MD University of California, San Francisco This is a ticketed event. Registration is required. Register today! www.asts.org/meetings 
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter SymposiumSUCCESS at the MARGINSJanuary 31–February 3, 2013Pre-MeetingDefining the MarginsJanuary 31-February 1, 20133:15 – 3:30 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2013Beverage Break 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Liver at the Margins BreakfastModerators:Shawn S. Pelletier, MD Pancreas at the MarginsUniversity of Virginia Moderators:Daniela P. Ladner, MD Jon Odorico, MDNorthwestern Memorial Hospital University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics Zoe A. Stewart, MD, PhD3:30–3:45 p.m. University of Iowa Hospitals & ClinicsAllocation: The Rules of the GameDavid C. Mulligan, MD 8:00–8:15 a.m. Mayo Clinic, Arizona Allocation: The Rules of the Game David Axelrod, MD, MBA3:45–4:00 p.m. Dartmouth Medical SchoolThe Role of the Biopsy: Through the LookingGlass 8:15–8:30 a.m. Beau S. Kelly, MD, MBA Technical Challenges: Transplanting theVanderbilt University Medical Center Un-Transplantable Raja Kandaswamy, MD, FACS4:00–4:15 p.m. University of MinnesotaTechnical Challenges: Transplanting the Un-Transplantable 8:30–8:45 a.m. Charles M. Miller, MD Deceased Donor Offers: Knowing When to SayCleveland Clinic Foundation Yes Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhD4:15–4:30 p.m. University of Wisconsin Hospitals & ClinicsLiving Donor Selection: Knowing When toSay No 8:45–9:00 a.m. Giuliano Testa, MD, MBA Recipient Selection & List Management:Baylor University Medical Center Knowing What to Say Jonathan A. Fridell, MD4:30–4:45 p.m. Indiana University School of MedicineDeceased Donor Offers: Knowing When toSay Yes Miscellaneous MarginsJean C. Emond, MD Moderators:Columbia University Medical Center Alan N. Langnas, DO University of Nebraska Medical Center4:45–5:00 p.m. Beau S. Kelly, MD, MBARecipient Selection & List Management: Vanderbilt University Medical CenterKnowing What to SayJohn A. Goss, MD 9:00–9:15 a.m. Baylor College of Medicine Liver/Kidney Transplantation: When to Accessorize James D. Eason, MD, FACS University of Tennessee/ Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute Register today! www.asts.org/meetings This is a ticketed event. Registration is required.
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium SUCCESS at the MARGINS January 31–February 3, 2013Pre-MeetingDefining the MarginsJanuary 31-February 1, 20139:15–9:30 a.m. John P. Roberts, MD, PhDThoracic Transplantation: All You Need to University of California, San FranciscoKnow David P. Mason, MD Timothy L. Pruett, MDCleveland Clinic Foundation University of Minnessota 9:30–9:45 a.m. Jean C. Emond, MDThoracic & Abdominal: Stem to Stern Columbia University Medical CenterWilliam C. Chapman, MD Washington University, St. Louis James D. Eason, MD, FACS University of Tennessee/ Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute9:45–10:00 a.m. Intestinal/Multivisceral Transplantation: Do Kim M. Olthoff, MDYou Have the Guts? University of Pennsylvania Wendy J. Grant, MDUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center 11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Lunch10:00–10:15 a.m. Beverage BreakSoapbox Session Margins I’ll Never RevisitModerators:Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhDJohns Hopkins UniversityMichael J. Englesbe, MDUniversity of Michigan Family & Guest Registration10:15–11:15 a.m. A special rate for your family & guests toCarrie Comellas, RN, CPTC, CCTCStony Brook University Medical Center attend the reception on Friday night and the symposium dinner on Saturday nightCraig Myrick, RN, CPTC is just $75.00. Children 12 and under areIntermountain Donor Services complimentary. Michael Abecassis, MD, MBANorthwestern University For more information on how to register your family & guests, visit www.ASTS.org.John C. Magee, MDUniversity of Michigan Goran B. Klintmalm, MD, PhDAnnette C. and Harold C. Simmons TransplantInstitute This is a ticketed event. Registration is required. Register today! www.asts.org/meetings 
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter SymposiumSUCCESS at the MARGINSJanuary 31–February 3, 2013Winter SymposiumSuccess at the MarginsFebruary 1-3, 2013Success at the Margins 1:50–2:05 p.m. Current State of Kidney Paired DonationModerators: Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPHPeter G. Stock, MD, PhD Columbia UniversityUniversity of California, San FranciscoDorry L. Segev, MD, PhD Mini-Debates: Implementation of KPDJohns Hopkins University Moderators:12:00–12:05 p.m. John P. Roberts, MDWelcome University of California, San FranciscoDorry L. Segev, MD, PhD Zoe A. Stewart, MD, PhDJohns Hopkins University University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics12:05–12:20 p.m. 2:05–2:35 p.m. Overview: My Angst with the Margins A Unified National ProgramPeter G. Stock, MD, PhD Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhDUniversity of California, San Francisco Johns Hopkins University 12:20–1:00 p.m. Competition is the American WayHume Lecture: Pushing the Margins Marc C. Melcher, MD, PhDTBD Stanford University Medical Center Single Center Programs1:00–1:20 p.m. Adam Bingaman, MDBeverage Break Texas Transplant InstituteKidney Margins 2:35–3:05 p.m. Moderators: Keynote PresentationJohn P. Roberts, MD Kim M. Olthoff, MDUniversity of California, San Francisco University of PennsylvaniaZoe A. Stewart, MD, PhDUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 3:05–3:30 p.m. Beverage Break1:20–1:50 p.m. Update & Debate on Desensitization 3:30–5:00 p.m. The Role of Plasmapheresis Poster Session with Presenters in AttendanceRobert R. Montgomery, MD, PhD The Top Ten posters will be awarded “Posters ofJohns Hopkins University Distinction” and presented during the Exhibit Hall Reception.The Role of Complement InhibitionMark Stegall, MDMayo Clinic, Rochester 5:00–6:30 p.m. Career Development Seminar Efficiency: Keeping All the Balls in the Air 6:30–7:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Reception Register today! www.asts.org/meetings This is a ticketed event. Registration is required.
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium SUCCESS at the MARGINS January 31–February 3, 2013Winter SymposiumSuccess at the MarginsFebruary 1-3, 2013Saturday, February 2, 2013 Moderators: Stuart M. Flechner, MD Cleveland Clinic Foundation6:00–7:30 a.m. Daniela C. Ladner, MD, MPHASTS 5K Fun Run/Walk Northwestern Memorial Hospital7:00–8:00 a.m. 10:15–10:30 a.m. Breakfast Risk Prediction In The Elderly Michael J. Englesbe, MDDonor-Recipient Matching – Case University of MichiganPresentations 10:30–10:45 a.m. 8:00–9:00 a.m. Islet Transplantation: Is It Ready ForLiver Cases Primetime?Moderator: Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhDJoseph F. Magliocca, MD University of WisconsinEmory UniversityPanel: 10:45–11:00 a.m. James D. Eason, MD, FACS Chimera: ASTS Mascot or Pathway toUniversity of Tennessee/ Methodist University Tolerance?Hospital Transplant Institute Joseph R. Leventhal, MD, PhD Northwestern University Medical SchoolCharlie M. Miller, MDCleveland Clinic Foundation Oral Abstract Session I Moderators:Ryutaro Hirose, MD Robert M. Merion, MDUniversity of California, San Francisco University of Michigan Joseph F. Magliocca, MD9:00–10:00 a.m. Emory UniversityKidney/Pancreas CasesModerator: 11:00–12:30 p.m.Zoe A. Stewart, MD, PhD Presenters TBDUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsPanel: 12:30–12:45 p.m. Robert R. Montgomery, MD, PhD Beverage BreakJohns Hopkins University 12:45–2:15 p.m. Jon Odorico, MD Lunch & Learn SessionUniversity of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics 2:15–4:15 p.m.Randall S. Sung, MD ASTS/NATCO Joint Session (see page 12 forUniversity of Michigan more details)10:00–10:15 a.m. 5:30–6:30 p.m. Beverage Break Symposium Reception and Award PresentationsNew Margins 6:30–10:00 p.m. Winter Symposium Dinner & Dancing This is a ticketed event. Registration is required. Register today! www.asts.org/meetings 
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter SymposiumSUCCESS at the MARGINSJanuary 31–February 3, 2013ASTS & NATCO Joint SessionSaturday, February 2, 2013Session One: Our Staffing Model2:15–2:25 p.m.Alan N. Langnas, DOUniversity of Nebraska2:25–2:35 p.m.Beau S. Kelly, MD, MBAEmory University2:35–2:45 p.m.Kara Ann Ventura, PNP, DNP, DCC, CCTCCenter for Liver Disease & Transplant2:45–2:55 p.m.Humberto Monge, PA-C, MPASStanford University2:55–3:15 p.m.Panel DiscussionSession Two: The RVU Challenge3:20–3:45 p.m.Gwen McNatt, RN, CNN, CFNPNorthwestern Memorial Hospital3:45–3:40 p.m.Questions & AnswersSession Three: Debate - My Ideal Job in a PerfectTransplant World4:00–4:05 p.m.Deborah Hoch, MSNMaine Transplant Program4:05–4:10 p.m.Georgeine Smith, MS, MHS, PA-CHopsital of the University of Pennsylvania4:10–4:15 p.m.Charles M. Miller, MDCleveland Clinic Foundation Register today! www.asts.org/meetings
ASTS 13th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium SUCCESS at the MARGINS January 31–February 3, 2013Winter SymposiumSuccess at the MarginsFebruary 1-3, 2013Sunday, February 3, 2013 11:55 a.m.–12:05 p.m. HepC: Treatment In The Present and The7:30–8:30 a.m. FutureBreakfast John Fung, MD, PhD Cleveland Clinic FoundationVideo Abstract Session 12:05–12:15 p.m. Moderators: HIV: The Good, The Bad and The Co-InfectedLewis Teperman, MD Peter G. Stock, MD, PhDNew York University Medical Center University of California, San FranciscoBeau S. Kelly, MD, MBAVanderbilt University Medical Center Soapbox Session - Marginal Dreamin’: Margins I Would Like to Visit8:30–9:50 a.m.Presenters TBD Moderators: Kim M. Olthoff, MD9:50–10:00 a.m. University of PennsylvaniaBeverage Break Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins UniversityOral Abstract Session II 12:15–1:00 p.m.Moderators: Michael J. Englesbe, MDMitchell L. Henry, MD University of MichiganThe Ohio State University Marc L. Melcher, MD, PhD Jonathan S. Bromberg, MD, PhDStanford University Medical Center University of Maryland School of Medicine Michael M. Abecassis, MD, MBA10:00–11:30 a.m. Northwestern UniversityPresenters TBD Gregory J. McKenna, MD11:30–11:45 a.m. Baylor University Medical Center Beverage Break Jon Odorico, MD University of Wisconsin Hospitals & ClinicsLiver Margins Charlie Alexander, MS, MBAModerators: The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland Elizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhD Jason Wertheim, MD, PhDLahey Clinic Northwestern University Medical CenterMatthew Levine, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania Joshua D. Mezrich, MD University of Wisconsin at Madison 11:45–11:55 a.m. Joseph F. Magliocca, MDSplit-Liver: How the Other Half Livers Emory UniversityAbraham Shaked, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania Daniela P. Ladner, MD, MPH Northwestern Memorial Hospital This is a ticketed event. Registration is required. Register today! www.asts.org/meetings 
Customize Your SymposiumLook for these icons when planning your itinerary SURGEONS ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS Business Practice Seminar Business Practice Seminar Pre-Meeting Plenary Session Plenary Session Keynote Session Keynote Session Poster Session Poster Session Case Presentations Case Presentations New Margins New Margins Mini-Debate Session Mini-Debate Session Joint Session Joint Session Surgical Video Presentations Surgical Video Presentations Oral Abstract Presentations Oral Abstract Presentations Soapbox Session Soapbox Session ADVANCED TRANSPLANT CLINICIANS PROVIDERS Business Practice Seminar Business Practice Seminar Pre-Meeting Plenary Session Plenary Session Keynote Session Keynote Session Poster Session Poster Session Case Presentations Case Presentations Mini-Debate Session New Margins Joint Session Mini-Debate Session Surgical Video Presentations Joint Session Surgical Video Presentations Soapbox Session Oral Abstract Presentations Soapbox Session TRAINEES Pre-Meeting RESEARCHERS Plenary Session Pre-Meeting Keynote Session Plenary Session Poster Session Keynote Session Career Development Seminar Poster Session Case Presentations New Margins New Margins Mini-Debate Session Mini-Debate Session Joint Session Joint Session Oral Abstract Presentations Surgical Video Presentations Soapbox Session Oral Abstract Presentations Soapbox Session Register today! www.asts.org/meetings
NATCO 2013 Symposium for Advanced Transplant Professionals: SUCCESS at the MARGINS February 1–3, 2013Friday, February 1, 20137:15 – 7:45 a.m. Continental BreakfastMorning: Plenary SessionsWelcome & Opening RemarksPush & Pull Metrics for OPOs & Transplant CentersUnderstanding SRTR DataCase Studies in Donation & TransplantationInnovative Use of TechnologyAfternoon: Track 1 – PROCUREMENTBronchoscopiesBedside Liver BiopsiesDonor Management SimulationInnovation in Supporting Donor FamiliesAfternoon: Track 2 – TRANSPLANTWaitlist ManagementTransition to Adult Care in TransplantationFrom Status 7 to ActiveSaturday, February 2, 2013Track 1: PROCUREMENTAPC Programs in the OPOPressure Control VentilationEx-Vivo Lungs: A Year of ResultsIslet Transplantation: Is It Ready for Primetime?Pressure Control Vs. Volume Control DebateChest X-Ray InterpretationTrack 2: TRANSPLANTCMS Reviews: Advice to CentersImmunology OverviewHep B, Hep C & HIV: Clinical Implications for the Transplant RecipientUpdate on Living DonationEthics in Transplantation: When Is It OK to Say ‘No’?ASTS/NATCO Joint SessionsOur Staffing Model: What Works, What Doesn’t? – How Do Advanced Transplant Providers Enhance the Quality ofPatient Centered Care?The RVU Challenge: Who Gets the Credit? The Complex Maze of Transplant BillingMy Ideal Job Description in a Perfect Transplant World!Sunday, February 3, 2013Plenary SessionsDonation & Transplantation: A Year in ReviewABO IncompatibilityPractical Advice in Donation & Transplantation: Building Your Career & Preventing Burnout