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Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:00 pm to Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Transplant Hepatology Review Course

Note: This event was held September 16-17 in Chicago, IL.

This course focused on clinical transplant hepatology and specifically reviewed topics to adequately prepare learners requiring certification and recertification for the transplant hepatology board exam.

Program Chairs

  • Janice Jou, MD, MHS
  • Michael S. Kriss, MD
  • Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc

Session I: Pre-transplantation, Part I

Friday, September 16 
Moderator: Janice Jou, MD, MHS

  • 4-4:05 pm
    Introduction
  • 4:05-4:25 pm
    Hepatitis C Pre and Post Liver Transplantation
    Norah Terrault, MD, MPH
  • 4:25-4:45 pm
    Management of Hepatitis B in the Transplant Setting
    Anna S. Lok, MD, FAASLD
  • 4:45-5:05 pm
    NASH – Pre and Post Transplant
    Naga P. Chalasani, MD, FAASLD
  • 5:05-5:35 pm
    Cholestatic and Autoimmune Liver Diseases
    Cynthia Levy, MD
  • 5:35-5:45 pm
    Break
  • 5:45 pm - 6:05 pm
    Metabolic and Genetic Diseases
    Michael F. Chang, MD, MSc
  • 6:05-6:25 pm
    Transplant Immunology
    Josh Levitsky, MD, FAASLD
  • 6:25-6:55 pm
    Immunosuppression and Rejection
    Josh Levitsky, MD, FAASLD
  • 6:55-7:15 pm
    Discussion / Questions

Session II: Pre-transplantation, Part II

Saturday, September 17
Moderator: Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc

  • 7-7:30 am
    Continental Breakfast
  • 7:30-7:35 am
    Introduction
  • 7:35-7:55 am
    Drug-induced Liver Injury
    William M. Lee, MD, FAASLD
  • 7:55-8:20 am
    Acute Liver Failure
    William M. Lee, MD, FAASLD
  • 8:20-8:40 am
    Liver Disease in the Pregnant Patient
    Jacquelyn F. Fleckenstein, MD
  • 8:40-9:00 am
    Alcoholic Liver Disease
    Michael R. Lucey, MD, FAASLD
  • 9-9:25 am
    Portal Hypertension
    Arun J. Sanyal, MD, FAASLD
  • 9:25-9:40 am
    Break

Session III: Peri-transplant Considerations

Saturday, September 17 
Moderator: Michael S. Kriss, MD

  • 9:40-10 am
    MELD/PELD, Candidate Selection, and Multi-organ Transplant
    Michael D. Leise, MD
  • 10-10:30 am
    Donor Selection and Surgical Options
    Elizabeth Pomfret, MD, PhD
  • 10:30-10:50 am
    Surgical Complications: Living Liver Donors and Living Donor Liver Transplant Recipients
    Elizabeth Pomfret, MD, PhD
  • 10:50-11:10 am
    Nutrition in the Cirrhotic Patient
    Sarah J. Diamond, MD
  • 11:10-11:30 am
    Hepatobiliary and Post-transplant Malignancy
    Jorge A. Marrero, MD, MS
  • 11:30-12:30 pm
    Lunch
  • 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
    Pediatrics Breakout
    Philip Rosenthal, MD, FAASLD

Session IV: Complications Post-transplant and Recurrent Disease

Saturday, September 17 
Moderator: Janice Jou, MD, MHS

  • 12:30-1 pm
    Infection In Transplantation
    Jay A. Fishman, MD
  • 1-1:20 pm
    Recurrent Disease After Liver Transplantation
    Michael D. Leise, MD
  • 1:20 - :50 pm
    Long-term Complications Post-transplant
    Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD
  • 1:50-2:10 pm
    Potpourri
    Michael S. Kriss, MD
  • 2:10-2:30 pm
    Questions and Wrap-up
  • 2:30 pm
    Adjourn