ATC2021 JUNE 4-9, 2021 - THE SCIENCE OF TOMORROW STARTS TODAY - American Transplant Congress

 
THE SCIENCE OF
TOMORROW
STARTS TODAY

    ATC2021
     VirtualCONNECT
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                      JUNE 4–9, 2021
    Registration Brochure
    & Scientific Program
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               MAY 5, 2021

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ATC2021
                                                                           VirtualCONNECT

Live
Broadcast Dates:
June 4 – 9, 2021
                                                                      All-New Enhanced Experience!
                                                                      We are excited to announce ATC 2021 Virtual
                                                                      Connect, an all-new, completely enhanced virtual
                                                                      meeting experience. Gain immediate access to
                                                                      innovators in the field and have your voice heard
                                                                      through various types of interaction

  Real-Time Interactivity                                                        Over 200 Education Credit
  The 2021 program will provide ample                                            and Contact Hours
  opportunities for real-time interactivity through:                             ATC provides CME, ANCC, ACPE, and ABTC
                                                                                 credits/contact hours. Yearlong access allows
   • Live Video Discussions
                                                                                 you to take advantage of the over 200
   • Invigorating Q&A Discussions Post-                                          credits/contact hours available. This is the
     Presentation                                                                most credits/contact hours ATC has ever been
   • Live Presentations by Abstract Presenters                                   able to provide!

   • Engaging, Unconventional Networking Breaks                                  Continue to check the ATC website for final
   • Live Symposia Presentations                                                 credit/contact hour details, www.atcmeeting.org.

  Mobile Responsive Access                                                       In-Depth Symposia Included
  You’ll be able to access Virtual Connect on-the-go,                            in Virtual Connect
  earn your education credit or contact hours, hear                              Included with ATC 2021 Virtual Connect are
  the latest innovations, and build your professional                            9 In-Depth Symposia. These symposia will be
  network – all from the comfort and safety of your                              live broadcasted on Friday, June 4, 2021, and
  home or office.                                                                then available in the OnDemand format until
                                                                                 June 3, 2022.
  Yearlong Access to
  OnDemand Content                                                               Time Zone Schedule of
  By registering to attend ATC 2021 Virtual Connect,                             Program – Eastern Time Zone
  you also will gain yearlong access to all Live                                 The program schedule is built in Eastern Time
  Broadcast sessions available in an OnDemand                                    Zone. The Virtual Connect platform will provide
  format. The access includes all Plenary                                        options to display the program times in the
  Sessions, Rapid Fire Oral Abstracts, and Poster                                time zone you reside in or display in Eastern
  Presentations. The OnDemand Access is available                                Time Zone.
  until June 3, 2022.

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About ATC
The American Transplant Congress (ATC) is the joint annual
Congress of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
                                                                                                          CONTACT ATC
(ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation                                                              Congress
(AST). ATC provides a forum for exchange of new scientific                                                    Headquarters
                                                                                                         American Transplant Congress
and clinical information relevant to solid organ and
                                                                                                           1120 Route 73, Suite 200
tissue transplantation and brings together transplant                                                        Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
physicians, scientists, nurses, organ procurement                                                          Telephone: 856-439-0500
personnel, pharmacists, allied health professionals, and                                                       Fax: 856-439-0525
other transplant professionals. The educational offerings                                                 E-mail: atc@atcmeeting.org
                                                                                                           Website: atcmeeting.org
provide attendees the opportunity to learn cutting-edge
advances in research and promotes the exchange of                                                            Congress Team
ideas and practice in the field of solid organ and tissue                                                  Shannon Fagan, CMP, HMCC
transplantation. ATC is an annual Congress that welcomes                                                  Director of Meetings and Exhibits
                                                                                                             Direct Line: 856-642-4428
over 5,000 transplant professionals to present cutting-edge                                                   sfagan@atcmeeting.org
science that covers all organ types and offers insight into
                                                                                                                 Melanie Ryan
the future of the field and patient care.                                                                Meetings, Exhibit and Sponsorship
                                                                                                              Relationship Manager
About ASTS                                                                                                 Direct Line: 856-380-6895
                                                                                                            mryan@atcmeeting.org
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons represents approximately
1,800 professionals dedicated to excellence in transplantation surgery.                                         Natascha Williams
ASTS advances the art and science of transplant surgery through                                               Registration Manager &
patient care, research, education, and advocacy. To learn more, visit                                           Program Coordinator
ASTS.org or email us at asts@asts.org.                                                                       Direct Line: 856-380-6852
                                                                                                             nwilliams@atcmeeting.org

About AST                                                                                                        Christina Bertino
Founded in 1982, the American Society of Transplantation                                                        Senior Marketing and
(www. myAST.org) is dedicated to advancing the field of                                                       Communications Manager
                                                                                                             Direct Line: 856-380-6848
transplantation and improving patient care by promoting research,
                                                                                                             cbertino@atcmeeting.org
education, advocacy, organ donation, and service to the community.
The society, with over 4,000 members, is the largest organization
of transplant professionals in North America. Other transplant
organizations, policy makers, regulatory agencies, payors, academic
institutions, and the general public look to the AST for guidance,
research, and resources related to transplantation.

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2021 Program Planning Committee
Executive Program                                   Program Planning Committee
Planning Committee                                  Talia Baker, MD                                             Diane McKay, MD
                                                    University of Chicago Medicine                              Scripps Hospital
CHAIRS                                              Chicago, IL                                                 La Jolla, CA
Linda Cendales, MD
Duke University Medical Center                      Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH                                 Robert Montgomery, MD, PhD
Durham, NC                                          Washington University St. Louis                             NYU Langone Transplant Institute
                                                    St. Louis, MO                                               New York, NY
Maryl Johnson, MD
University of Wisconsin, Madison                    Christina Doligalski, PharmD                                Jordan Pober, MD, PhD
Madison, WI                                         University of North Carolina                                Yale University School of Medicine
                                                    Chapel Hill, NC                                             New Haven, CT
CO-CHAIRS
Matthew Levine, MD, PhD                             Amy Friedman, MD                                            Raymond Razonable, MD
University of Pennsylvania                          LiveOnNY                                                    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science
Philadelphia, PA                                    New York, NY                                                Rochester, MN

Jesse Schold, PhD, M.Stat, M.Ed                     Samantha Halpern MSN, CRNP                                  Elaine Reed, PhD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation                         University of Pennsylvania                                  University of California, Los Angeles
Cleveland, OH                                       Philadelphia, PA                                            Los Angeles, CA

CO-CHAIR ELECTS                                     Roberto Hernandez, MD                                       Benjamin Samstein, MD
Linda Sher, MD                                      University of Rochester, NY                                 Weill Cornell Medical Center
University of Southern California                   Rochester, NY                                               New York, NY
Los Angeles, CA
                                                    Daniela Ladner MD, MPH                                      Thomas Schiano, MD
Andrew Adams, MD, PhD                               Northwestern University                                     Mount Sinai Medical Center
University of Minnesota                             Chicago, IL                                                 New York, NY
Minneapolis, MN
                                                    Didier Mandelbrot, MD                                       Laurie Snyder, MD, MHS
                                                    UW Health                                                   Duke University
                                                    Madison, WI                                                 Durham, NC

                                                    Christopher Marsh, MD                                       Parisa Vagefi, MD
                                                    Scripps Clinic Medical Group                                University of Texas Southwestern
                                                    La Jolla, CA                                                Dallas, TX

Statement of Need                                                               Purpose of Activity
The field of solid organ and tissue transplantation is                          ATC educational offerings will provide transplant professionals
continuously changing and developing. With the rapid                            a learning environment designed to address their professional
advances in transplantation research and medicine, transplant                   practice gaps through a variety of learning formats that will
professionals require ongoing educational opportunities to                      encourage the exchange of new scientific concepts, emerging
stay current, and to maintain and improve their knowledge,                      technologies, and medical advances. Learners will engage
competence, and performance. Thus, this educational forum                       in interactive discussions, case presentations, workshops,
will generate activities and interventions that are designed to                 and other activities designed to improve competence and
change and update the learners’ competence, performance,                        professional and patient outcomes.
and patient outcomes in the field of solid organ and tissue
transplantation. The educational content of this meeting was
developed by experts in scientific and clinical transplantation
and was determined by rigorous assessment of learners’
feedback from prior meetings, expert faculty assessment,
literature review, medical practice, and new medical technology.

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      ASTS Council                                                                            AST Board
       2020 – 2021                                                                            2020 – 2021
             President                                                                              President
Marwan S. Abouljoud, MD, FACS, MMM                                                        Richard Formica, MD, FAST

         President-Elect                                                                       President-Elect
      A. Osama Gaber, MD, FACS                                                             John S. Gill, MD, MS, FAST

  Immediate Past President                                                                     Past President
      Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH                                                             Emily Blumberg, MD, FAST

          Past President                                                                            Secretary
     Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhD                                                              Deepali Kumar, MD, MSc

             Secretary                                                                              Treasurer
   Ginny L. Bumgardner, MD, PhD                                                               Josh Levitsky, MD, MS

             Treasurer                                                                     Councilors-at Large
   William C. Chapman, MD, FACS                                                        Lisa Potter, PharmD, FAST
                                                                                   Jonathan Maltzman, MD, PhD, FAST
      Councilors-at-Large
                                                                                           Howie Gebel, PhD
       Michael J. Englesbe, MD
                                                                                             Roy Bloom, MD
        Julie K. Heimbach, MD
                                                                                      Betsy Verna, MD, MSc, FAST
         Debra L. Sudan, MD
                                                                                        Jim Rodrigue, PhD, FAST
        Matthew Cooper, MD
                                                                               Burnett “Beau” Kelly, MD, MBA, FACS, FAST
         Ryutaro Hirose, MD
                                                                                         Sean Pinney, MD, FACC
       Kenneth Washburn, MD
                                                                                Linda Ohler, MSN, RN, CCTC, FAAN, FAST
      Kenneth A. Andreoni, MD
         Devin E. Eckhoff, MD                                                          Chief Executive Officer
           Irene K. Kim, MD                                                                 Shandie Covington, FAST

      Associate Councilor
 Ashley H. Seawright, DNP, ACNP-BC

       Executive Director
    Maggie Kebler-Bullock, CFRE

       ASTS National Office                                                                        AST National Office
   1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 1120                                                            1120 Route 73, Suite 200
        Arlington, VA 22202                                                                      Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
     Telephone: 703-414-7870                                                                   Telephone: 856-439-9986
         Fax: 703-414-7874                                                                         Fax: 856-581-9604
       Email: asts@asts.org                                                                     Email: info@myAST.org
      Website: www.asts.org                                                                    Website: www.myAST.org

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                                                 Overview
The American Transplant
Congress is designed for                          of the American
    physicians,
    surgeons,
                                                  Transplant Congress
                                                  The American Transplant Congress is the Joint Annual Meeting of the

    scientists,                                   American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American
                                                  Society of Transplantation (AST). The ATC provides a forum for
      nurses,                                     exchange of new scientific and clinical information relevant to solid
                                                  organ and tissue transplantation and brings together transplant
organ procurement                                 physicians, scientists, nurses, organ procurement personnel,
    personnel,                                    pharmacists, allied health professionals, and other transplant
                                                  professionals. The educational offerings provide attendees the
  pharmacists and                                 opportunity to learn cutting-edge advances in research and
                                                  exchange ideas and practices in the field of solid organ and tissue
 other transplant                                 transplantation.
   professionals
                                                     • To provide a forum for exchange of new scientific and clinical
  who are interested in                                information relevant to solid organ and tissue transplantation.
the clinical and research                            • To create an arena for the interchange of ideas regarding care
aspects of solid organ and                             and management of organ and tissue transplant recipients.
 tissue transplantation.                             • To facilitate discussions of socioeconomic, ethical, and regulatory
The meeting will provide                               issues related to solid organ and tissue transplantation.

    the most current
                                                  Scientific material will be presented through symposia, oral abstracts,
information in the field of                       concurrent sessions, and poster presentations as well as small group
   transplant science.                            workshops designed for in-depth exploration of both clinical and
                                                  basic science topics.

                                                  A variety of formats are planned that will encourage the exchange
                                                  of new scientific and clinical information and support an interchange
                                                  of opinions regarding care and management issues, as well as
                                                  socioeconomic, ethical, and regulatory issues relevant to organ and
                                                  tissue transplantation.

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Statement of Need                                                            Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the
                                                                             American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the
The field of solid organ and tissue transplantation is
                                                                             American Society of Transplantation (AST). The American
continuously changing and developing. With the rapid
                                                                             Society of Transplant Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME
advances in transplantation research and medicine,
                                                                             to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
transplant professionals require ongoing educational
opportunities to stay current, and to maintain and                           The American Society of Transplant Surgeons designates
improve their knowledge, competence, and performance.                        this live activity for a maximum of 203.75 AMA PRA
Thus, this educational forum will generate activities and                    Category 1 Credit(s)™. Final credit hours are subject to
interventions that are designed to change and update the                     change and will be provided onsite. Physicians should
learners’ competence, performance, and patient outcomes                      claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of
in the field of solid organ and tissue transplantation. The                  participation in the activity.
educational content of this meeting was developed by
experts in scientific and clinical transplantation and was
                                                                                                                      ANCC, ACPE, CEPTC
determined by rigorous assessment of learners’ feedback
                                                                                                           In support of improving
from prior meetings, expert faculty assessment, literature
                                                                                                           patient care, this activity
review, medical practice, and new medical technology.
                                                                                                           has been planned and
                                                                                                           implemented by Amedco
Purpose of Activity                                                                                        LLC and the American
ATC educational offerings will provide transplant
                                                                             Transplant Congress. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by
professionals a learning environment designed to address
                                                                             the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
their professional practice gaps through a variety of
                                                                             (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy
learning formats that will encourage the exchange of new
                                                                             Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing
scientific concepts, emerging technologies, and medical
                                                                             Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the
advances. Learners will engage in interactive discussions,
                                                                             healthcare team.
case presentations, workshops, and other activities
designed to improve competence and professional and                          Nurses (ANCC)
patient outcomes.                                                            Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates
                                                                             this activity for a maximum of 206.75 ANCC contact hours.
Accreditation                                                                Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians (ACPE)
ATC provides CME, ANCC, ACPE, and ABTC credits/contact                       Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of
hours. Yearlong access allows you to take advantage of                       206.75 knowledge-based CPE contact hours.
over 200 credits/contact hours available. This is the most
                                                                             NOTE to Pharmacists: The only official Statement of Credit
of amount of credits/contact hours ATC has ever been
                                                                             is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your
able to provide!                                                             certificate within 30 days of your participation in the activity
                                                                             to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.
Continue to check the ATC website for final credit/contact
hour details, www.atcmeeting.org.                                            Transplant Coordinators
                                                                             This activity has been submitted to the American Board for
CME                                                                          Transplant Certification (ABTC) for Category 1 Continuing
This activity has been planned and implemented in                            Education Points for Transplant Coordinators (CEPTCs).
accordance with the accreditation requirements and                           Please check back for more information.
policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical

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Program
Types
ATC is designed with a variety of program layouts and formats to engage all types of learners.
Take advantage of the multi-disciplinary nature of the ATC by reviewing the Program Descriptions below.

 In-Depth Symposia                                                           tomorrow’s advancements. Attendees can expect to leave
                                                                             these sessions armed with cutting-edge information that
Friday, June 4 • 3:00 – 5:30 PM ET                                           will pave the way to the future of the industry.

Pre-recorded presentations with Live Video Question and                      Attendee Profile:
Answer at the end of each session.
                                                                               •    Early Career
In-Depth Symposia are 2 and ½ hour sessions designed                           •    Experienced Wanting to Learn More
around a specific topic of interest. These sessions provide                    •    Mentor/Expert Wanting to Share Comments
in-depth state-of-the-art information focused both on                          •    Interactive Debaters
clinical and research areas from various perspectives,
allowing attendees to make connections and incorporate
the knowledge acquired into their everyday practice.                           expert vip meet-up
                                                                             Saturday, June 5 • 8:45 – 9:30 PM ET
Attendee Profile:
                                                                             Tuesday, June 8 • 8:45 – 9:30 PM ET
 • Early Career
 • Experienced Wanting to Learn More                                         Live Video Discussion, Question and Answer sessions.
 • Mentor/Expert Wanting to Share Comments                                   Gain exclusive access to Mentor Experts in the field. These
                                                                             sessions are designed in an intimate discussion setting

 Impact sessions                                                             — NO formal slide presentations. The purposeful layout
                                                                             is designed to allow interaction and discussion, while
                                                                             creating new connections.
Saturday, June 5 – Wednesday, June 9
9:00 – 10:00 AM ET                                                           Session attendance is limited to 50 attendees.
Saturday, June 5 – Tuesday, June 8
3:00 – 4:00 PM ET                                                            Attendee Profile:
                                                                               • Early Career
Pre-recorded presentations with Live Video Question and
                                                                               • Mentor/Expert Wanting to Share Comments
Answer at the end of each session.

Learn from Industry Innovators on how the transplant
industry is transforming your daily work lives for

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Program Types (CO N T I N U E D)

controversies in transplantation                                                 abstract presentations
Wednesday, June 9 • 10:30 – 11:30 AM ET                                        Plenary Abstract Sessions
Pre-recorded presentations with Live Video Question and                        Saturday, June 5 – Tuesday, June 8
Answer at the end of each session.                                             10:30 – 11:30 AM ET
                                                                               Pre-recorded 10-minute abstract presentations with Live
Come experience top level experts debate controversial
                                                                               Video Question and Answer at the end of each session.
topics in both Basic and Clinical science.
                                                                               Top-rated abstracts submitted through the ATC abstract
Attendee Profile:                                                              submission process are presented orally with time for
 • Early Career                                                                questions from the audience at the end of the session.
 • Experienced Wanting to Learn More
 • Mentor/Expert Wanting to Share Comments
                                                                               ATC’s People’s Choice Award
                                                                               Tuesday, June 8 • 11:30 – 11:45 AM ET
 • Interactive Debaters
                                                                               At the end of final Plenary session, attendees will be

focus in transplantation                                                       given the opportunity to VOTE on which Plenary abstract
                                                                               presentation is the MOST impactful to the transplant
Saturday, June 5 • 4:30 – 7:00 PM ET                                           community.
Sunday, June 6 • 4:30 – 7:00 PM ET
                                                                               Rapid Fire Oral Abstract Sessions
Pre-recorded presentations with Live Video Question and
                                                                               Saturday, June 5 – Tuesday June 8
Answer at the end of each session.                                             4:30 – 5:30 PM ET
Deep dive into focused presentations on Basic and                              Saturday, June 5 – Tuesday, June 8
Translational science. Individual sessions on “Basic: New                      6:00 – 7:00 PM ET
Roles of Secondary Immune Organs in Rejection” and                             Pre-recorded 5-minute abstract presentations with Live
“Translational: Solving the Donor Shortage with Science”                       Video Question and Answer at the end of each session.
will be presented.
                                                                               Abstracts submitted through the ATC abstract submission
                                                                               process are presented orally with time for questions
Attendee Profile:
                                                                               from the audience at the end of the session. Sessions are
 • Early Career                                                                designed with specific topic- driven presentations.
 • Experienced Wanting to Learn More
 • Mentor/Expert Wanting to Share Comments                                     Video Poster Chat Sessions
                                                                               Saturday, June 5 – Tuesday, June 8
                                                                               7:30 – 8:30 PM ET
                                                                               Live 5-minute poster presentations with live 5-minute
                                                                               question and answer after each poster presentation.

                                                                               Abstracts submitted through the ATC abstract submission
                                                                               process are presented live by sharing their poster graphic
                                                                               to the audience with a short 5-minute presentation.
                                                                               Live 5-minute questions from the audience after each
                                                                               poster. Sessions are designed with specific topic-driven
                                                                               presentations.

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            Discounted Registration
             Deadline: May 5, 2021
 Registration Type                             Discounted Registration by May 5, 2021                         Regular Registration after May 5, 2021
 Member (ASTS, AST, or Dual)                                          $375                                                    $450
 Non-Doctoral Member (ASTS or AST)                                    $175                                                    $225
 Trainee Member (ASTS or AST)                                          $0                                                      $0
 Trainee Non-Member*                                                  $125                                                    $125
 Non-Member                                                           $575                                                    $650
 Non-Doctoral Non-Member                                              $325                                                    $400
 Senior/Emeritus Member                                                $0                                                      $0
*Trainee non-members must provide proof of eligibility.

Registration Category Types
Member                                                                               Non-Doctoral Non-Member
To register as a member, you must be a current doctoral                              Those who fall under one of the occupation types above
member of AST, ASTS or both societies. This membership                               (under non-doctoral member) but have no membership
category includes MD, PhD, PharmD, DO or equivalent                                  affiliation with AST or ASTS should register as a non-
doctoral degrees only. Non-doctoral degree holders should                            doctoral non-member.
register under the Non-Doctoral Member category.
                                                                                     Trainee Non-Member
Non-Doctoral Member                                                                  If you are not a member of AST or ASTS, but you are a
Members of AST or ASTS who hold non-doctoral degrees                                 student/resident studying under a program director, you
are eligible to register under this category. This category                          should register as a trainee non-member. To register under
includes the following occupation types:                                             this category, you must provide proof of your status as
                                                                                     a medical student/resident. A signed letter from your
 •   Research Assistant              •    Transplant Administrator
                                                                                     program director must be sent no later than May 18, 2021.
 •   Nurse                           •    Lab Technician
                                                                                     When you complete your registration, you will need to
 •   Physician’s Assistant           •    Pharmacy Technician
                                                                                     email your letter to atc@atcmeeting.org. Your registration
 •   Transplant Coordinator          •    Other Allied Health or
                                                                                     will not be complete until this letter is received and
                                          Pharmacy Occupations
                                                                                     uploaded online. If you fail to provide the letter by this
Trainee Member                                                                       date, you will not be provided access to Virtual Connect.
You must be a current trainee member of either AST or                                No exceptions will be made.
ASTS to register as a trainee member.
                                                                                     If you are still unsure what category you should register under,
Non-Member                                                                           please contact us before registering to avoid choosing the
If you are a doctoral degree holder (MD, PhD, PharmD, DO                             incorrect category and paying the change fee.
or equivalent) with no membership affiliation to AST or
ASTS, you should register as a non-member.

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Process & Payment                                                             There will be a $75.00 processing fee for all refunds.
                                                                              Refunds will not be processed until after the meeting.
The ATC offers discounted registration fees if you register
by May 5, 2021. Registration must be completed online
                                                                              Name Changes
along with full payment by this date to qualify for the
                                                                              All name changes must be received via email to the ATC
discounted registration fee. Early registration is strongly
                                                                              Registration Manager, at nwilliams@atcmeeting.org by
recommended.
                                                                              May 20, 2021. If you would like to make a name change after
                                                                              this date, there will be a $25.00 charge per name change.
Online Registration
Registration must be completed online, www.atcmeeting.org.
                                                                              Incorrect Registration Category
                                                                              If you register under the incorrect registration category,
Payment
                                                                              there will be a $75 processing fee to alter your registration.
Registration must be paid using a valid credit card online.
                                                                              Please make sure you have carefully reviewed the
Wire transfers are not accepted for individual registrations
                                                                              registration types before you register.
or groups. Full payment must accompany all registrations
and registration will not be final until payment is received.                 Requests to change a registration category must be
                                                                              submitted via email to the ATC Registration Manager, at
  Payment will be reflected as ‘American Transplant
                                                                              nwilliams@atcmeeting.org by May 20, 2021. We are not
  Congress’.
                                                                              able to change your registration type after this date.
  Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, American Express,
  MasterCard                                                                  Virtual Code of Conduct
                                                                              All attendees, speakers, moderators, press, and companies
Registration Fees for ASTS/AST Members                                        participating in the ATC Virtual Connect are permitted
The ATC offers reduced registration fees to ASTS or AST                       to view other speaker’s and company’s information and
members. Membership dues for 2021 must be paid by                             presentations with the understanding to respect each
May 28, 2021 to qualify for MEMBER registration fees.                         other’s academic research. Inappropriate and/or derogatory
NEW member applications are subject to additional                             comments and interactions will not be tolerated.
processing time following payment.
                                                                              It will be the discretion of ATC to remove any 2021 Virtual
  Questions regarding your ASTS or AST membership?                            Connect participant’s and/or company sponsor information
                                                                              from the Virtual Connect Portal and not permit company to
  AST Membership: Julie Atkinson at jatkinson@myast.
                                                                              participate in ATC 2022 should this practice not be followed.
  org or 856-380-6819

  ASTS Membership: Membership team at
  membership@asts.org or 703-414-7870

*New/Renewing membership in ASTS or AST may take
5–10 business days to be active in the ATC registration
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                                  2 0 2 1 R E G I S T R AT I O N B R O C H U R E & S C I E N T I F I C P R O G R A M
Friday, June 4, 2021
                                                              4:30 PM - 4:40 PM
Welcome                                                       Abdominal Complications
2:45 PM - 4:25 PM                                             Katherine Klingenberg, PA-C, University of
                                                              Colorado, Evergreen, CO
In-Depth
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM                                             4:40 PM - 4:50 PM
                                                              Thoracic Complications
                                                              TBD
Program Topic: Prof Develop
                                                              4:50 PM – 5:00 PM
Mastering the Transplant Essentials                           Early Infections in Transplant Patients – Case
                                                              Studies
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM                                             TBD
Moderators:
Georgeine Smith, MS, PA-C, MHS, Hospital of                   5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA              Live Video Question and Answer
Jennifer Sharp, MS, University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, MI                                                     Program Topic: Other

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM                                             Racism in Transplantation: Current State and
Basic Immunology Overview                                     Future Directions
Leonardo Riella, MD, PhD, Massachusetts
General Hospital, Boston, MA
                                                              3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
                                                              Moderators:
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Pharmacology Basics for Transplantation
                                                              Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA,
Christin Rogers Marks, PharmD BCPS FAST                       University of Tennessee Health Science Center
FCCP, Massachusetts General Hospital                          College of Pharmacy, Memphis, TN
Transplant Center, Norton, MA                                 Andre Dick, MD, MPH, University of Washington
                                                              School of Medicine Seattle, Seattle, WA
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                              3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Anxiety, Depression, and Non-compliance in
                                                              Clinical Care
Transplant
                                                              Juan Caicedo, MD, Northwestern University,
Mary Amanda Dew, PhD, University of
                                                              Chicago, IL
Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical
Center, Pittsburgh, PA
                                                              3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                              Research
3:30 PM - 3:40 PM
                                                              Tanjala Purnell, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins
Transplant Drug Abuse and Caregiver Concerns
                                                              School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Regina Miller, BA, BSN, MSS,LCSW, Penn
Medicine-HUP, Philadelphia, PA
                                                              3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
                                                              Education and Workforce
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
                                                              Benjamin Samstein, MD, Weill Cornell Medical
Live Video Question and Answer
                                                              Center, New York, NY
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Break

                                            Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                               1
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Activism/Community Engagement                               5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Remonia Chapman, Detroit MOTTEP, Detroit,                   Update on Tolerance Induction Protocols
MI                                                          Megan Sykes, MD, Columbia University, New
                                                            York, NY
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Live Video Question and Answer                              5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
                                                            Live Video Question and Answer
Program Topic: Basic & Translational
                                                            Program Topic: Pharmacy
New Approaches to Tackling Alloimmunity
                                                            Comprehensive Management in Multi-Organ
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM                                           Transplantation: It Takes a Village
Moderators:
Reza Abdi, MD, Brigham & Womens Hosp,                       3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Boston, MA                                                  Moderators:
Ginny Bumgardner, MD PhD FACS, Ohio State                   Linda Ohler, MSN, RN, CCTC, FAAN, FAST,
University, Columbus, OH                                    Vienna, VA
                                                            Laura Maria Lourenco Jenkins, Doctor of
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM                                           Pharmacy, University of Chicago Medicine,
Modifying Immunogenicity of the Donor Organ                 Chicago, IL
TBD
                                                            3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM                                           SRTR Outcomes and Multi-Organ Transplants
Cellular Therapy to Modify the Recipient Immune             Jon Snyder, PhD, Hennepin Healthcare
System                                                      Research Institute, Minneapolis, MN
TBD
                                                            3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM                                           Allocation of Multi-Organ Transplants & Ethical
Delivery of Targeted Immunosuppression                      Implications
TBD                                                         Peter Reese, MD, University of Penn,
                                                            Philadelphia, PA
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Live Video Question and Answer                              3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                            An Alternative Strategy: Sequential Versus
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM                                           Combined Transplantation - Are Two Operations
Break                                                       Better Than One?
                                                            Sylvester Black, MD, PhD, Ohio State
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM                                           University, Columbus, OH
Modifying the Immune Trafficking
Jonathan Bromberg, MD, PhD, University of                   3:30 PM - 3:40 PM
Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD                  Prepping the Patient: Surgical Sequence & Peri-
                                                            operative Management of a Multi-organ Recipient
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM                                           Richard Daly, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Single Cell Analysis for Diagnostics?
Andrew Malone, MD, Washington University
School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO

                                          Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                              2
Peter Friend, MD, University of Oxford, Oxford,
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM                                             United Kingdom
Live Video Question and Answer
                                                              3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM                                             Predicting Patients at Risk for Leaving the ED
Break                                                         Without Being Seen Using Machine Learning
                                                              Nikos Trichakis, PhD, MIT, Cambridge, MA
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM
An Immunologic Perspective: Can the Liver                     3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
“Tolerate” the Rest?                                          Cost Effective Outcomes: Using Patient Data to
Annette Jackson, PhD, Sparks Glencoe, MD                      Predict Risk Factors
                                                              Greg McKelvey, MD, NY
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM
The Multi-Multidisciplinary Team: Inpatient and               3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Outpatient Coordination of Care for Multi-organ               Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to
Transplant Recipients                                         Facilitate Decision-making: Provider Perspective
Gina Jamero, MSN, ACNP-BC, Cedars Sinai                       Héloise Cardinal, MD, PhD, Dr, CHUM,
Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA                              Montreal, QC, Canada

4:50 PM - 5:00 PM                                             3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Don’t Go BKing My Heart: Infectious                           Live Video Question and Answer
Complications & Anti-infective Prophylaxis in the
Multi-organ Recipient                                         4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Marcus Pereira, MD, MPH, New York                             Break
Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
                                                              4:30 PM - 4:40 PM
5:00 PM - 5:10 PM                                             Solving Major Problems in Organ Transplantation
Nuances of Immunosuppressive Management in                    with Mobile Health Software
the Multi-organ Recipient                                     Eric Pahl, BSE, Graduate Research Fellow,
Tracy Sparkes, Pharm.D., University of                        Health Informatics, University of Iowa, Iowa City,
Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD                        IA

                                                              4:40 PM - 4:50 PM
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM                                             Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in
Live Video Question and Answer                                Healthcare and Personality Emulation.
                                                              Randi Foraker, PhD, Associate Professor,
Program Topic: Other                                          Washington University in St. Louis School of
                                                              Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in
Transplantation: The Promise, The Reality,                    4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
and The (Scary?) Future                                       Utilizing Machine Learning Based Predictions
                                                              Sanjay Mehrotra, PhD, Professor, Northwestern
                                                              University, Evanston, IL
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Moderators:                                                   5:00 PM - 5:10 PM
David Axelrod, MD, MBA, University of Iowa,                   Supporting the Future Today in Artificial
Iowa City, IA                                                 Intelligence in Organ Transplantation: The UNOS
                                                              Perspective

                                            Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                                   3
David Klassen, MD, Chief Medical Officer,                   Houston, TX
United Network for Organ Sharing, Richmond,
VA                                                          4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
                                                            Hypertension
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM                                           Mona Doshi, MBBS, University of Michigan, Ann
Live Video Question and Answer                              Arbor, MI

Program Topic: Kidney                                       5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
                                                            Live Video Question and Answer
Living Donor Selection Where to Draw the
Line                                                        Program Topic: ID

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM                                           Transplant Infectious Diseases
Moderators:
Didier Mandelbrot, MD, UW Health, Madison,                  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WI                                                          Moderators:
Carrie Schinstock, Medical Doctor, Mayo                     Nicole Theodoropoulos, MD, MS, University of
Clinic, Rochester, MN                                       Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
                                                            Peter Chin-Hong, MD, University of California,
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM                                           San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
The Landscape of Live Donation/Overall Risk                 Aruna Subramanian, MD, Stanford University
Assessment                                                  Hospital, Stanford, CA
Vineeta Kumar, MD, University of Alabama At
Birmingham, Birmingham, AL                                  3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
                                                            Outbreaks: Nosocomial mold outbreaks
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM                                           (including Candida auris)
Surgical Issues                                             Michele Morris, MD, FIDSA, FAST, University of
Lloyd Ratner, MD, MPH, Columbia University,                 Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
New York, NY
                                                            3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM                                           Outbreaks: NTM Outbreaks in Transplant Centers
Kidney Stones                                               Arthur Baker, MD, MPH, Duke University School
TBD                                                         of Medicine, Durham, NC

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM                                           3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Live Video Question and Answer                              Globalization of Transplant: Evaluation and
                                                            Management of Hepatitis E after Transplantation
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM                                           Nassim Kamar, MD, PhD, Toulouse University
Break                                                       Hospital, Toulouse, France
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM                                           3:30 PM - 3:40 PM
Assessment of Kidney Function                               Globalization of Transplant: Prevention and
Andrew Rule, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN                 management of TB in transplant recipients
                                                            Cybele Lara Abad, MD, University of the
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM                                           Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Diabetes and Obesity
Hassan N. Ibrahim, Houston Methodist Hospital,

                                          Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                              4
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM                                           Thoracic Organ Utilization: Where are We Today
Live Video Question and Answer                              (Including Geographic Differences in Organ
                                                            Utilization)?
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM                                           TBD
Break
                                                            3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM                                           Optimal Medical Management of the Donor: How
Optimizing the Transplant Candidate: Bacteremia             Many Hearts and Lungs could be Saved?
and Ventricular Assist Device: Diagnosis and                TBD
Management, and Optimal Timing of
Transplantation                                             3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
TBD                                                         Improving Heart Utilization: When Should we put
                                                            the Heart in a Box?
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM                                           Abbas Ardehali, MD, UCLA Medical Center, Los
Optimizing the Transplant Candidate: Pre-lung               Angeles, CA
Transplant Patient on ECMO with Fevers:
Diagnosis, Drug Dosing, and Technical                       3:30 PM - 3:40 PM
Challenges Before and After Transplantation                 Ex-vivo Lung Perfusion How I do it?
TBD                                                         Pablo Sanchez, MD, PhD, UPMC Cardiothoracic
                                                            Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA
4:50 PM – 5:00 PM
What’s New & Novel in TID? Rapid Diagnostics:               3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
From Culture to ID (Include NGS)                            Live Video Question and Answer
Kimberly E. Hanson, MD, University of Utah
                                                            4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 5:10 PM                                           Break
What’s New & Novel in TID? Emerging Therapies
Ghady Haidar, MD, University of Pittsburgh                  4:30 PM - 4:40 PM
Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA                              DCD Heart Donation: Ready for Prime Time?
                                                            TBD
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Live Video Question and Answer                              4:40 PM - 4:50 PM
                                                            DCD Lung Donation: A Diamond in the Rough
Program Topic: Heart & Lung                                 Marcelo Cypel, MD, MSC, FACS. FRCSC,
                                                            University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Don’t Throw Them in the Bucket!!! Tricks of
the Trade to Optimize Every Thoracic Donor                  4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
Offer                                                       Improving Lung Donation: A Case-Based
                                                            Discussion
                                                            Deborah Levine, MD, University of Texas
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM                                           Health, San Antonio, TX
Moderators:
Shelley Hall, MD, Baylor Univ Medical Center,               5:00 PM - 5:10 PM
Dallas, TX                                                  Improving Cardiac Donation: A Case-Based
Deborah Levine, MD, University of Texas                     Discussion
Health, San Antonio, TX                                     Shelley Hall, MD, Baylor Univ Medical Center,
                                                            Dallas, TX

                                          Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                              5
York, NY
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Live Video Question and Answer                                 4:40 PM - 4:50 PM
                                                               How to Get a LDLT Program Up and Running - A
Program Topic: Liver                                           Clinicians Perspective
                                                               Cristiano Quintini, MD, Cleveland Clinic,
Pushing Past the Limits of LDLT in the US:                     Cleveland, OH
Programmatic Development
                                                               4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
                                                               How Does LDLT Fit into the New Allocation Model
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM                                              James Trotter, MD, Baylor Dallas, Dallas, TX
Moderators:
Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro, MD, University                    5:00 PM - 5:10 PM
of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY                     How to Get a LDLT Program Up and Running - An
Talia Baker, MD, University of Chicago                         Administrative Perspective
Medicine, Chicago, IL                                          TBD

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM                                              5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Altruistic Donation and Social Media in LDLT                   Live Video Question and Answer
Nazkia Selzner, MD PhD, University Health
Network, Toronto, ON, Canada                                   Break
                                                               5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Planning for an Adverse Event
Talia Baker, MD, University of Chicago                         Program Topic: All Topics
Medicine, Chicago, IL
                                                               Personal Break
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Robust Training in LDLT, Do We Need to Travel?                 Networking Event
STEVEN I HANISH, MD, University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
                                                               6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

3:30 PM - 3:40 PM                                              Program Topic: Prof Develop & Women's
Can we Weather the Storm of a LD Fatality?                     Health
James Pomposelli, University of Colorado,
Aurora, CO                                                     ATC’s Women’s Networking Event

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM                                              6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Live Video Question and Answer                                 Strategies to Enhance Health & Wellness
                                                               Elizabeth Pomfret, MD PhD, University of
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
                                                               Colorado, Aurora, CO
Break
                                                               6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM
                                                               Strategies to Enhance Health & Wellness
Informed (informative) Consent: Giving Support
and Avoiding Coercion
                                                               Christina Klein, Piedmont Transplant Institute ,
Diane La Pointe-Rudow, MS, PhD,                                Atlanta, GA
Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute, New

                                             Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                                  6
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM                                           6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tips for Managing Your Time                                 Enhancing Your Letters of Recommendation
Debra Sudan, MD, Duke University Medical                    Deborah Adey, MD, University of California San
Center, Durham, NC                                          Francisco, San Francisco, CA

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM                                           6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tips for Managing Your Time                                 Building Professional Connections
Kathryn Tinckam, MD, MBA, MMSc,FRCPC,                       Irene Kim, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,
FAST, University Health Network, Toronto, ON,               Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Canada
                                                            6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM                                           Building Professional Connections
Optimizing Mentor/Mentee Interactions                       Lori West, MD, D.Phil, University of Alberta,
Wendy Grant, MD, University of Nebraska                     Edmonton, AB, Canada
Medical Center, Omaha, NE
                                                            6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM                                           Development of New Clinical Programs
Optimizing Mentor/Mentee Interactions                       Dinee Simpson, MD, Northwestern University,
Deirdre Sawinski, MD, University of                         Chicago, IL
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
                                                            6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM                                           Development of New Clinical Programs
Productive Communication                                    Vicky Ng, MD FRCPC, University of Toronto,
Julie Heimbach, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester,                 Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
MN

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Productive Communication
Maryjane Farr, MD, Columbia University Irving
Medical Center, New York, NY

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tips to Launching a Research Program
Linda Cendales, MD, Duke University Medical
Center, Durham, NC

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tips to Launching a Research Program
Lisa Van Wagner, MD, MSCI, Northwestern
University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago,
IL

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Enhancing Your Letters of Recommendation
Ginny Bumgardner, MD, PhD, Ohio State
University, Columbus, OH

                                          Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                              7
Saturday, June 5, 2021                                      9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
                                                            Moderators:
                                                            Jennifer Chow, MD, MS, Tufts Medical Center,
Welcome                                                     Boston, MA
8:45 AM - 10:25 AM                                          Michael Ison, MD, MS, Northwestern University
                                                            Comprehensive Transplant Center, Chicago, IL
IMPACT                                                      9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM                                          Endemic Mycosis
                                                            Rachel Miller, MD, Duke University, Durham, NC
Program Topic: Public Policy
                                                            9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
US Organ Allocation - An Update                             Multi-drug Resistant Organisms
                                                            Fernanda Silveira, MD, University of Pittsburgh
                                                            and UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Moderators:
                                                            9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Nicole Turgeon, MD, Dell Seton Medical Center               Chagas Seropositive Donor for Heart Transplant
at The University of Texas, Austin, TX                      Candidate
                                                            Ricardo La Hoz, MD, University of Texas
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
The Times, They Are a Changing - Lungs
                                                            Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Maryam Valapour, MD, MPP, The Cleveland
                                                            9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Clinic, Cleveland, OH
                                                            Live Video Question and Answer
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
The Times, They Are a Changing - Liver                      Program Topic: Translational
James Trotter, MD, Baylor University Medical
Center, Dallas, TX                                          The Infection Rejection Connection in Solid
                                                            Organ Transplantation
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
The Times They Are a Changing - Heart                       9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Shelley Hall, MD, Baylor University Medical                 Moderators:
Center, Dallas, TX                                          Deepali Kumar, MD, University Health Network,
                                                            Toronto, ON, Canada
9:30 AM - 9:40 AM                                           Hans H. Hirsch, MD, MSc, University of Basel /
The Times, They Are a Changing - Kidney
                                                            Department Biomedicne, Basel, Switzerland
Vincent Casingal, MD, Atrium Health- Carolinas
Medical Center, Charlotte, NC                               9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
                                                            T cell Mediated Protection to CMV
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM                                          Jonathan Maltzman, MD, PhD, FAST, Stanford
Live Video Question and Answer                              University, Palo Alto, CA

Program Topic: ID                                           9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
                                                            Infection and Lung Transplantation
The Infected Donor and Recipient: When is it                Daniel Calabrese, MD, University of California,
Safe to Transplant                                          San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

                                          Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                              8
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM                                             Francis Pagani, MD PhD, University of
BK and Rejection                                              Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Michelle Josephson, MD, University of Chicago,
Chicago, IL                                                   9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
                                                              Ethics and Legal Consideration in Accepting DCD
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM                                            Donors for Heart Transplantation
Live Video Question and Answer                                Alexandra Glazier, JD, MPH, New England
                                                              Donor Services, Inc., Waltham, MA
Program Topic: Basic
                                                              9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
                                                              The DCD Heart Trial: Study Design and Inclusion
Extracellular Vesicles in Transplantation                     Criteria
                                                              Jason W. Smith, MD, University of Wisconsin,
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM                                            Madison, WI
Moderators:
Angus Thomson, PhD,DSc, University of                         9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Pittsburgh                                                    DCD Hearts Are Well Supported By Normothermic
Gilles Benichou, MD PhD, Harvard Med School,                  Regional Perfusion But There Are Transplant and
Boston, MA                                                    OPO Challenges in Program Initiation
                                                              Nader Moazami, MD, NYU Langone Transplant
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM                                             Institute, New York, NY
Exosomes in B Cell Sensitization
Adrian Morelli, MD, PhD, Professor, Univ of                   9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA                                    Live Video Question and Answer

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
                                                              Program Topic: Kidney
Exosomes as a Biomarker for Tissue Rejection
Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD, MS, Associate
                                                              To Band or not to Band? AVF Access Ligation
Professor of Surgery, Yale University, New
                                                              after Kidney Transplantation
Haven, CT

9:20 AM - 9:30 AM                                             9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Role of Exosomes in Transplant Rejection                  Moderators:
TBD                                                           Chris Freise, MD, University of California-San
                                                              Francisco, San Francisco, CA
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM                                            Sagar Nigwekar, MD, MMSc, Massachusetts
Live Video Question and Answer                                General Hospital, Boston, MA

Program Topic: Heart                                          9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
                                                              AVF Banding in Post-transplantation:
                                                              Interventional Nephrologist's Point of View
DCD Donors for Heart Transplantation - The                    TBD
Devil is in the Details
                                                              9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM                                            AVF Banding in Post-transplantation:
Moderators:                                                   Nephrologist's Point of View
Lavanya Bellumkonda, MD, Yale School of                       Claudio Rigatto, MD, University of Manitoba,
Medicine, New Haven, CT                                       Winnipeg, MB, Canada

                                            Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                                9
Program Topic: Pediatric
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
AVF Banding in Post-transplantation:
                                                           When is a Combined Organ Transplant an
Cardiologist's Point of View
                                                           Appropriate use of Organs in the Pediatric
Ronald Zolty, University of Nebraska Medical
                                                           Recipient?
Center, Omaha, NE

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM                                         9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Live Video Question and Answer                             Moderators:
                                                           Amy Gallo, MD, Stanford University, Palo Alto,
                                                           CA
Program Topic: Kidney
                                                           Dominique Jan, MD, Montefiore-Albert Einstein
How Low Can You Go? Assessing GFR in                       College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Living Kidney Donor Candidates                             9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
                                                           Updates on Heart/Liver Transplantation
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM                                         C. Andrew Bonham, MD, Stanford University
Moderators:                                                Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA
Martha Pavlakis, MD, FAST, FASN, Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA                       9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Edmund Huang, M.D., Cedars-Sinai Medical                   Post Fontan Heart Liver Transplantation - How to
Center, Los Angeles, CA                                    Evaluate and Manage
                                                           Lee Goldberg, MD, MPH, University of
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM                                          Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Association of Pre-Donation GFR on Post-
Donation Outcomes - Defining the Appropriate               9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
GFR Threshold for Kidney Donation                          The Case for Combined Liver-Intestine or Multi-
Emilio Poggio, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland,            Visceral Transplants?
OH                                                         Kishore Iyer, MBBS, FRCS, FACS, Mount Sinai
                                                           Hospital, New York, NY
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Principles of GFR Measurement and Estimation -             9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
How to Evaluate GFR in Living Kidney Donor                 Live Video Question and Answer
Candidates
Nicolae Leca, MD, University of Washington,
                                                           Program Topic: Liver
Seattle, WA

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM                                          Technical Versus Oncologic Approaches to
Impact of Estimation Versus Measurement of GFR             Resectability
on the Eligibility of Potential Living Kidney
Donors                                                     9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Francois Gaillard, M.D. PhD, Publique Hopitaux             Moderators:
de Paris, Paris, France                                    M B Majella Doyle, Saint Louis, MO
                                                           Charles Rosen, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester,
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM                                         MN
Live Video Question and Answer
                                                           9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
                                                           Colorectal Metastases to Deliver: Resection vs.

                                         Program as of April 6, 2021
                                                                                                             10
Transplantation                                                  Peri-operative Strategies to Mitigate Opioid
Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro, MD, University                      Utilization Post Kidney Transplant
of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY                       Vinayak Rohan, MD, Medical University of
                                                                 South Carolina, Charleston, SC
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Liver Transplantation for HCC: Resection vs.                     9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Liver Transplantation                                            Live Video Question and Answer
Timothy Pawlik, MD, MPH, PhD, The Ohio
State University Wexner Medical Center,                          Program Topic: Ethics
Columbus, OH
                                                                 We Said Yes; Transplanting Patients with
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM                                                Alcoholic Liver Disease: Time to Focus on
Criteria for Ex vivo Resection for Unresectable
                                                                 Aftercare
Tumors
Tomoaki Kato, MD, MBA, Columbia University -
College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY                   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
                                                                 Moderators:
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM                                               Sheila Jowsey-Gregoire, MD, Mayo Clinic,
Live Video Question and Answer                                   Rochester, MN
                                                                 Jared White, MD, Medical University of South
Program Topic: Pharmacy                                          Carolina Transplant Center, Charleston, SC

                                                                 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Stop the Pain! Novel Opioid Minimization                         Methods of Assessing for Relapse after
Strategies to Mitigate Pain in the Pre-, Peri-,                  Transplant
and Post-Operative Transplant Phases                             TBD

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM                                               9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Moderators:                                                      The Risk and Protective Factors Preventing
Erika Meredith, PharmD, BS, Emory                                Relapse (The Six-month Rule is so Yesterday.)
Healthcare, Atlanta, GA                                          Jody Jones, PhD, University of Iowa Hospitals
Nicole Pilch, PharmD, MS, BCPS, Medical                          and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
                                                                 9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM                                                When the Carrot is Gone: Utilizing an Integrative
Role of ERAS Protocols and Blocks for the                        Group Therapy Approach with Alcohol Liver
Elimination of Opioids in the Post-operative                     Transplant Recipients to Reduce Relapse after
Transplant Phase                                                 Transplant
Jeanette Amery, NP, DNP, VCU Health,                             Wendy Balliet, Ph.D., Medical University of
Richmond, VA                                                     South Carolina, Charleston, SC

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM                                                9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Non-opioid Pharmacologic Alternatives for Pain                   Live Video Question and Answer
Control Pearls/Pitfalls
Maya Campara, PharmD, University of Illinois at
Chicago, Chicago, IL

9:20 AM - 9:30 AM

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Break
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM                                        Society Awards
                                                           12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Program Topic: All Topics
                                                           Program Topic: All Topics
Personal Break
                                                           ASTS Research Grants & Pioneer Award
Plenary Oral Abstract
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM                                        Break
                                                           1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Program Topic: All Topics
                                                           Program Topic: All Topics
Plenary 1
4 Oral Abstract Presentations with Live Q & A              Personal Break

Moderators:                                                Satellite Symposia
Marwan Abouljoud, MD, Henry Ford Health                    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
System, Detroit, MI
Richard Formica, MD, FAST, Yale University
School of Medicine, New Haven, CT                          Program Topic: Other

Networking                                                 Satellite Symposia Sponsored Programs
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                                           Break
Program Topic: All Topics                                  2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Sponsor Networking                                         Program Topic: All Topics

Presidential Addresses                                     Personal Break
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
                                                           IMPACT
Program Topic: All Topics                                  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

ASTS Presidential Address                                  Program Topic: Kidney

Introduction – ASTS Immediate Past President               KDPI: Time for a New Look?
Lloyd Ratner, MD, MPH, Columbia University,
New York, NY                                               3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
                                                           Moderators:
Address – ASTS President                                   David Klassen, MD, United Network for Organ
Marwan Abouljoud, MD, Henry Ford Health                    Sharing, Richmond, VA
System, Detroit, MI

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Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS, Children's Hospital of                Amy Friedman, MD, LiveOnNY, New York, NY
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
                                                              3:30 PM - 3:40 PM
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM                                             How Much Does the VCA Caregiver Matter?
The Source of Truth? APOL1 and KDPI                           Simon Talbot, MD, Harvard Medical School,
Barry Freedman, MD, Wake Forest, Winston-                     Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Salem, NC
                                                              3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM                                             Live Video Question and Answer
KDPI Doesn't Work for Kids
Lainie Ross, MD, PhD, University of Chicago,
                                                              Program Topic: Kidney
Chicago, IL
                                                              Kidney Paired Donation: Innovation &
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Is KDPI Correct in the New Hepatitis C World?                 Evolution Leading to Improved Outcomes
Darren Stewart, United Network for Organ
Sharing, Richmond, VA                                         3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
                                                              Moderators:
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM                                             Didier Mandelbrot, MD, UW Health, Madison,
Live Video Question and Answer                                WI
                                                              Jeff Veale, MD, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Program Topic: VCA                                            3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
                                                              Bigger is better: Is There Still a Case to Be Made
Psychosocial and Bioethical Aspects of VCA:                   for Single Center Paired Exchanges?
An Update                                                     Asif Sharfuddin, MD, Indiana University School
                                                              of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Moderators:                                                   3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
David Sarwer, PhD, Temple University,                         Benefits of Compatible Pairs: Do We Even Need
Philadelphia, PA                                              To Debate This Further?
Elisa Gordon, PhD, MPH, Northwestern                          Dorry Segev, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins
University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago,              University, Baltimore, MD
IL
                                                              3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM                                             Advanced Donation Programs: Past, Present and
Medical Decision Making for VCA Candidates                    Future
TBD                                                           Matthew Cooper, MD, MedStar Georgetown
                                                              Transplant Institute, Washington, DC
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Development of a Social Media Campaign to                     3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Promote VCA Donation                                          Live Video Question and Answer
Macey Henderson, JD, PhD, Johns Hopkins
University, Baltimore, MD                                     Program Topic: ID
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM                                             Herpes Just Keeps Coming Back: How to
Why Consenting to VCA is the Only Thing that
                                                              Manage Difficult Herpes Virus Infections
Makes Sense

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM                                            Responses
Moderators:                                                  TBD
Maricar Malinis, MD, Yale School of Medicine,
New Haven, CT                                                3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Atul Humar, MD, MSC, Toronto General                         Non-neutralizing Viral Antibodies Bind Activating
Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada                                Fc Receptors to Exacerbate Viral Disease
                                                             TBD
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Treatment of Resistant and Refractory CMV -                  3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where do we Stand in 2021?                                   Live Video Question and Answer
Daniel Kaul, MD, University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, MI                                                    Program Topic: Translational
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
                                                             Nanotherapeutics in Organ Transplantation:
CTL as Antiviral Therapy Option in Solid Organ
Transplant Recipients
                                                             How Close are We?
Susan Prockop, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering
Cancer Center, New York, NY                                  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
                                                             Moderators:
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM                                            Mark Saltzman, PhD, Yale University, New
It's not just CMV and EBV: The Other Herpes                  Haven, CT
Viruses Cause and Major Problems too!                        Carl Atkinson, PhD, Medical University of South
Jonathan Hand, MD, Ochsner Medical Center,                   Carolina, Charleston, SC
New Orleans, LA
                                                             3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM                                            Nanotechnology and the Immune Response
Live Video Question and Answer                               TBD

                                                             3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Program Topic: Basic                                         Nanotherapy: Past, Present and Future
                                                             TBD
Fc Region: The Business End of Antibody
Regulation                                                   3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                             "On Target": Systemic Delivery of
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM                                            Nanotherapeutics in Transplantation
Moderators:                                                  Reza Abdi, MD, Brigham & Womens Hosp,
William Baldwin, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic,                  Boston, MA
Cleveland, OH
Rebecca A. Sosa, Ph.D., UCLA, Los Angeles,                   3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
CA                                                           Live Video Question and Answer

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM                                            Program Topic: Liver
Fc Receptor Polymorphisms and DSA
Nicole Valenzuela, PhD, UCLA, Los Angeles,
                                                             Beyond Survival: When MELD isn’t Enough
CA

3:20 PM - 3:30 PM                                            3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fc Natal Receptors and Regulation of Humoral                 Moderators:

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Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Northwestern                             3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago,                The Physician's Role in Caring for the TPIAT
IL                                                              Patient
Elizabeth Pomfret, MD, PhD, FACS, University                    Luis F F. Lara, MD, The Ohio State University
of Colorado, Aurora, CO                                         Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM                                               3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
The Hidden Risks of Low MELD Patients                           The Psychosocial Provider's Role in Caring for the
Daniela Ladner, MD, MPH, Northwestern                           TPIAT Patient
Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL                                  TBD

3:10 PM - 3:20 PM                                               3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Determining Timing of LDLT: An Approach to                      Live Video Question and Answer
Assess Quality of Life in Addition to Survival
Abhinav Humar, MD, Thomas E Starzl                              Program Topic: Lung
Transplant Inst, Pittsburgh, PA
                                                                Taking a Step Further: Ex Vivo Lung
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM                                               Perfusion: (EVLP): The Clinical, Therapeutic
Eye on the Prize: Metrics to Strive for after Liver             and Scientific Opportunities
Transplant in Addition to Patient and Graft
Survival
David Goldberg, MD, MSCE, University of                         3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
                                                                Moderators:
Miami, Miami, FL
                                                                Daniel Dilling, MD, Loyola University Medical
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM                                               Center, Maywood, IL
Live Video Question and Answer                                  Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD, Temple
                                                                University Health System and Lewis Katz School
                                                                of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Program Topic: Pancreas
                                                                3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
The Multidisciplinary Approach to Total                         Creating an EVLP Program and Incorporating it
Pancreatectomy with Islet Auto                                  into your Center: Which Protocol, Which Donors,
Transplantation Patient Care                                    and Troubleshooting
                                                                Bryan Whitson, MD, PhD, The Ohio State
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM                                               University, Columbus, OH
Moderators:
Kristin Kuntz, Ph.D., The Ohio State University                 3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Medical Center, Columbus, OH                                    EVLP in DCD
Srinath Chinnakotla, MD, University of                          Edward Cantu, MD, MSCE, University of
Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN                                      Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM                                               3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
The Pharmacist's Role in Caring for the TPIAT                   EVLP as a Therapeutic Platform to Recondition
Patient                                                         and Treat Injured Lungs
Abbie Leino, PharmD, MS, University of                          Marcelo Cypel, MD, MSC, FACS. FRCSC,
Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI                                         University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

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3:30 PM - 3:40 PM                                             3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
EVLP: The Economics and Analytic Decision                     Live Video Question and Answer
Model
Matthew Hartwig, MD, Duke University,
Durham, NC                                                    Program Topic: Heart
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Live Video Question and Answer                                Rise of the Machines: The Evolution of
                                                              Patient Management in the New Heart
                                                              Allocation System
Program Topic: Pharmacy

Role of Biomarkers in Current Clinical                        3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
                                                              Moderators:
Practice - Remote Monitoring for the
                                                              Hannah Copeland, MD, Lutheran Hospital /
Spectrum of Solid Organ Transplantation
                                                              Indiana University School of Medicine Fort
                                                              Wayne, FORT WAYNE, IN
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM                                             Richard Daly, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Moderators:
Ryan Winstead, PharmD, Virginia                               3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Commonwealth University Heath, Richmond, VA                   All Aboard the ECMO Train: How, When, and Why
Shelley Hall, MD, Baylor University Medical                   Not?
Center – Heart Center, Dallas, Dallas, TX                     Barbara Pisani, DO, Wake Forest University,
                                                              Winston Salem, NC
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM                                             3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Hitting the Mark with Biomarkes in Kidney                     What Do You Mean? Cardiogenic Shock
Transplant                                                    Classification and Practical Applications
Alicia Beth Lichvar, PharmD, University of                    David Baran, MD, Sentara Heart Hospital,
Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL                              Norfolk, VA

3:10 PM - 3:20 PM                                             3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Hitting the Mark with Biomarkers in Heart                     Trains, Planes, and Automobiles: Percutaneous
Transplant                                                    MCS Devices for Cardiogenic Shock
Jill Krisl, PharmD, Houston Methodist Hospital,               Danny Ramzy, MD, Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles,
Houston, TX                                                   CA
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM                                             3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Hitting the Mark with Biomarkers in Liver                     Live Video Question and Answer
Transplant
TBD

3:30 PM - 3:40 PM
                                                              Networking
Hitting the Mark with Biomarkers in Lung                      4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Transplant
Deborah Levine, MD, University of Texas, San                  Program Topic: All Topics
Antonio, TX
                                                              Sponsor Networking

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