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Event Details

Organizer:
UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Phone:
Angela Kinnunen, 412-648-6342
Email:
CTSurgCME@upmc.edu
Venue:
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower South
Address:
Google Map
203 Lothrop, Suite S120
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

2017 UPMC Lung Transplant Conference

Wednesday, October 4-Friday, October 6

Locations
UPMC Presbyterian University Hospital
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Fox Chapel Golf Club
426 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Who Should Attend
This program is intended for pulmonologists, transplant attending surgeons, medicine and surgical residents and fellows, transplant coordinators and nurses, transplant administrators, family practice groups, infectious disease healthcare professionals, transplant anesthesiologists, and basic science researchers associated with pulmonary disease, lung transplant, and emerging technology in this field.

Presented By
Division of Lung Transplant/Lung Failure, UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, UPMC Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Day 1: Wednesday, October 4 – Donor Heart and Lung Procurement Simulation Lab
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower (9th Floor Animal Facility and Room S123)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Day 2: Thursday, October 5 – Lecture Series: Current Topics in Medical and Surgical Care
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower (Room S120)
8:30 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Mini ECMO Simulation Lab
2:50-5:00 p.m.
Technology Displays, Cocktail Hour, and Course Dinner
The Fox Chapel Golf Club
6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Day 3: Friday, October 6 – Lecture Series: Current Topics in Medical and Surgical Care
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower (Room S100)
7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Topics Will Include
• 2,000 Thoughts on 2,000 Lung Transplants
• Latest Developments in Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion
• Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as Bridge to Transplant
• Patient Perspective
• Post-Operative Challenges
• Special Populations

Drs. Jonathan D’Cunha and Matthew Morrell discuss highlights of the 2016 Lung Transplant Conference, view the video here.

Course Directors
Jonathan D’Cunha, MD, PhD, FACS
Vice Chairman, Research Affairs and Education
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Matthew R. Morrell, MD
Medical Director, Lung Transplant Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Lung Transplant Fellowship Program
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

Simulation Lab Director
Lara Schaheen, MD
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Invited Faculty
Alessandro Bertani, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation
ISMETT-UPMC Italy (Palermo)

Amy Hackmann, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Matthew G. Hartwig, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Fellowship
Duke University Health System

Ramsey Hachem, MD
Tracey C. Marshall—Dr. Elbert P. Trulock Distinguished Professor of Medicine
John T. Milliken Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Continuing Education Credit
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTCs) have been applied for through the American Board of Transplant Certification (ABTC).

Cost
Attendings, Full Course: $150
Attendings, Simulation Lab Only: $100
Attendings, Didactic Sessions Only: $50
Trainees: Fee Waived
Other Non-UPMC Medical Professionals: $75
UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Employees and Students: Fee Waived

Hotel Accommodations
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

http://www.wyndhampittsburghuniversitycenter.com/
To book a room for the special group rate of $149/night, please call 412-648-6342 and mention   “UPMC Lung Transplant Symposium.”

Additional Information
Contact the Conference Coordinator, Angela Kinnunen, via email at kinnunenae@upmc.edu  or by telephone at 412-648-6342.

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