Controversies in Transplantation 2019

Breckenridge, Colorado
Thursday, February 28, 2019

                                         

Controversies in Transplantation 2019
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Sunday, March 03, 2019

Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center
620 Village Rd
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
United States

Map and Directions

TARGET AUDIENCE:

            
This program is designed for healthcare professionals who provide patient care at all levels in transplantation. The course is designed for but not limited to, surgeons, hepatologists, nephrologists, nurses, social workers and pharmacists.

OVERVIEW:

The University of Colorado faculty and guest speakers will address controversial topics in transplantation, paired kidney transplantation, liver allocation, cardiovascular testing in transplant recipients, and new and emerging treatments for HCV.

OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:
1. Analyze changes in allocation and geography on kidney and pancreas allocation.
2. Summarize recipient selection of HCV-infected donor organs into HCV-negative recipients.
3. Evaluate and rate a formal DEBATE on transplantation of alcoholic hepatitis.
4. Identify risks and benefits of utilizing acute kidney injury kidney allografts.
5. Understand issues and develop opinions on liver transplantation for metastatic disease.


ACCREDITATION


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

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
FEES

Early registration (postmarked on or before February 1, 2019)     $450
Late registration (postmarked after February 1, 2019)                  $550

Online Registration


Click on the Register Now button.  Payment by Visa or MasterCard is required to register on-line.  When you register on-line, you will receive immediate confirmation of your conference registration.

By Mail: Make check payable to the Division of Transplant Surgery.  An 80% refund will be made for cancellations prior to January 15, 2019.  No refunds will be made for cancellations after this time or for non-attendance.  A comprehensive course syllabus containing outlines and abstracts of the presentations will be given to each registrant.

Mail conference registration form and check to:
Jody Robertson, Division of Transplant Surgery, C-318
1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO  80045  
Tel: 720-848-0833  Fax: 720-848-0841 
Email: jody.robertson@ucdenver.edu

YOUNG INVESTIGATORS FORUM:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine invites you to participate in the Young Investigators Forum, February 28, 2019, in Colorado. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the Controversies in Transplantation meeting, March 1-3, 2019 in Breckenridge. Please submit your original research in either basic or clinical science. Topic areas for abstracts can include viral hepatitis, hepatitis B, immunosuppression, surgical advances, organ allocation and distribution, combined hepatic and renal disease or transplantation, and management of end-stage liver disease.

OBJECTIVES FOR THE YOUNG INVESTIGATORS FORUM INCLUDE:
1.  Establish a forum where young investigators present their original research in an adjudicated and instructional environment
2. Afford young investigators an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and research with peers in hepatology research
3.  Augment the Controversies in Transplantation meeting with abstracts presented by research trainees, and encourage future participation and support.

The top 20 abstracts will be selected by an expert panel. The Fellows who authored these abstracts will make 15-minute oral presentations, or present posters of the research. Abstract forms are available via EMAIL jody.robertson@ucdenver.edu, or by phone (Jody 720-848-0852).

Registration to the Controversies in Transplantation includes the Young Investigators Forum.


 

Contact Information

  • Conference Information:

    Jody Robertson, Division of Transplant Surgery, C-318,
    1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO 80045
    Tel: 720-848-0833 Fax: 720-848-0841
    Email: jody.robertson@ucdenver.edu

    Registration Information:
    Pam Welker
    Email: pam.welker@ucdenver.edu
    303-724-3551

Payment Instructions

  • Preferred payment method is with a credit card. MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, Diners Club and Discover are accepted.

    If you prefer to pay by check you may do so; however if your check is not received within 10 business days of your online registration, confirmation into the conference cannot be guaranteed.  Check should be made payable to: Division of Transplant Surgery.

    Reference your full name and registration number on the check.

    Mail checks to:
    Jody Robertson, Division of Transplant Surgery, C-318,
    1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO 80045
    Tel: 720-848-0833 Fax: 720-848-0841
    Email: jody.robertson@ucdenver.edu

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

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.5
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

© 2019
Quick, easy and affordable online event registration and event management software for all event sizes.