UPMC Physician Resources

« Back to Events
Event Banner

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

2016 UPMC Lung Transplant Conference: Lessons from more than 30 Years of Lung Transplantation at UPMC: An Interactive Symposium

November 10-11, 2016
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Campus
Pittsburgh, Pa

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: Thursday, Nov. 10Wet Lab
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, 9th Floor

Day 2: Friday, Nov. 11 Didactic Sessions
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Conference Room S-120

Day 2: Friday, Nov. 11Technology Displays and Course Dinner
The Fox Chapel Golf Club
6:00 p.m.: Cocktail Hour
7:00 p.m.: Dinner is served

**(Coordinators and nurses register for Day 2 only.)

Topics Include:

• Challenges in the evaluation process
• Surgical issues in and out of the operating room
• Current issues in post-transplant care
• Infectious disease primer
• Immunosuppression/induction strategies
• Cellular and antibody mediated rejection:
The shifting paradigm
• BOS in 2016
• Research opportunities: How we do it
• Illustrative cases to highlight 30 years
of lessons learned
• Wet Lab: Donor selection, heart/lung
procurement, ex vivo lung perfusion

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

Wet Lab

Donor selection, heart/lung procurement, ex vivo lung perfusion.

Dr. Jonathan D’Cunha discusses components of the 2016 Lung Transplant Conference Wet Lab, view the video here.

Who Should Attend

This program is intended for pulmonologists, transplant surgeons, general surgeons, residents, and fellows with an interest in transplant, transplant coordinators and nurses, transplant administrators, infectious disease physicians other health professionals, family practice groups, and any other health care or academic professional with a major clinical or research interest in lung transplantation.

Course Directors

Jonathan D’Cunha, MD, PhD, FACS
Chief, Division of Lung Transplant/Lung Failure
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Vice Chairman, Academic Affairs
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC

Matthew R. Morrell, MD
Medical Director, Lung Transplantation
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, UPMC

Joseph Pilewski, MD
Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs
Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, UPMC

Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Lung Transplantation Research Program
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC

J. W. Awori Hayanga, MD, MPH, FACS
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Lung Transplantation Outcomes Research
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC

Wet Lab Co-Director
Hannah Copeland, MD
The Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

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

For additional information, including hotel accommodations, contact Angela Kinnunen at kinnunenae@upmc.edu or 412-648-6342.

 

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

+ Google Calendar