Events

Annual Surgical Fellows Symposium

Feb 11 11:00 AM - Feb 12, 6:00 PM 2021
Feb 11, 2021 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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All second-year Fellows in TACC Accredited Fellowship Training Programs are invited to attend an online Annual Surgical Fellows Symposium Thursday, February 11, 2021 - Friday, February 12, 2021. This digital experience will allow all fellows and faculty to attend the meeting and participate safely. The FTC is developing engaging content and networking opportunities to allow fellows and faculty to connect and get to know each other during the meeting. 
 

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ASTS gratefully acknowledges CareDx, Natera, Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Sanofi and Veloxis Pharmaceuticals for supporting this event.  

UNOS SimUNet Study: 
Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in the ASTS Fellows Symposium/UNOS Offer Simulation Study. Learn more.   

Agenda: 

Thursday, February 11, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am Coffee and Conversations - Sponsored by CareDx
11:00 am - 11:15 am Welcome and Meeting Overview
11:15 am - 11:45 am ASTS President's Message
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Organ Allocation Policy
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Breakout Room Q&A: Organ Allocation Policy
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Breakout Room Q&A: DonorNet and Donor Offers
1: 15 pm - 2:15 pm Break for Lunch - sponsored by CareDx
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm "Don't Break the Bean!"- Being Skillful at Donor Nephrectomy
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Breakout room Q&A: Living donor nephrectomy
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Living Donor Liver
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Breakout room Q&A: Living Donor Liver
3:45 pm - 3:55 pm UNOS SimUNet Study
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm Breakout room Q&A: UNOS SimUNet
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Not Just Little Adults…Key Points on Pediatric Transplantation
5:15 pm - 5:30 pm Break
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Session: Cocktails and Counterpoints: Fellows Debate- sponsored by CareDx
5:30 pm - 5:50 pm Cocktails and Counterpoints: Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis: List/transplant or not?
5:50 pm - 6:10 pm Cocktails and Counterpoints: Living donor safety: do you allow donation from donors with hypertension, obese donors?
6:10 pm - 6:30 pm Cocktails and Counterpoints: Transplant vs. Resection for Small HCC

 

 Friday, February 12, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am Coffee and Conversations - Sponsored by Sanofi
11:00 am - 11:15 am Technical Pitfalls of Kidney
11:15 am - 11:30 am Technical Pitfalls of Liver
11:30 am - 11:45 pm Technical Pitfalls of Pancreas
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Technical Pitfalls Breakout Session
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Break
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm New Immunosuppression
12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Breakout Session Q&A: New Immunosuppression
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Lunch Break
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Advancing Equity in Transplantation: What Is the Potential Role of Transplant Fellows?
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Breakout Session Q&A: Advancing Equity in Transplantation: What Is the Potential Role of Transplant Fellows?
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Wellness and Resilience
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Breakout Session Q&A: Resilience
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Breakout Room: Difficult Cases and Situations
5:00 pm - 5:10 pm Fellowship Survey Results
5:10 pm - 5:20 pm Breakout Session Q&A: Survey Results
5:20 pm - 5:30 pm Break for Beer
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm Transplant Trivia Happy Hour
6:15 pm - 6:30 pm Meeting Wrap-Up and Adjourn