1st Annual MedStar Georgetown Transplant Symposium (MGTI 2018)

May 19 7:00 AM - May 19, 4:00 PM 2018
May 19, 2018 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute is proud to be hosting the 1st Annual MedStar Georgetown Transplant Symposium (MGTI 2018) taking place May 19, 2018 at the Bethesda Marriott in Bethesda, MD. The educational program will consist of three parallel tracks navigating the diagnosis and treatment options for kidney, pancreas, liver, and intestines requiring a transplant. These tracks include: Advances in Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Current Issues in Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation and Dialysis, and Update on Transplantation for Children.  The Liver track will cover topics such as chronic liver diseases, understanding the liver transplant process, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Through the Kidney and Pancreas track, the learner will gain a better understanding of the new kidney allocation system, post transplant care, managing the wait list, and living donor transplantation. The third track, Update on Transplantation for Children, will examine updates on intrahepatic cholestasis syndromes, pediatric intestinal transplantation, and the transition from pediatric to adult intestinal failure and transplant care. MGTI 2018 offers an educational experience for attendees to interact in an interprofessional learning environment with designated tracks, lectures and panel discussions. As an additional incentive, attendees are able to save up to $50 on registration by registering early! Early Bird Registration is running now through February 16th!