2016 Winter Symposium:  Limited Supply, Increasing Demand: Expanding Organ Donation

ASTS 16th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium
January 14–17, 2016
Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Thursday, January 14, 2016


12:00–12:15 p.m. Kidney Allocation Changes
Liise Kayler, MD
Montefiore Medical Center
12:15–12:30 p.m. The Sensitized Recipient
Jayme Locke, MD, MPH
University of Alabama at Birmingham
12:30–12:45 p.m. Kidney Transplantation: Pushing the Limits 
Steven Bartlett, MD
University of Maryland
12:45–1:00 p.m. Donor and Recipient Technical Innovation
Alp Sener, MD, PhD
University of Western Ontario
1:00–1:15 p.m. Kidney Donor Call 101
Adyr Moss, MD
Mayo Clinic Hospital
1:15–1:30 p.m. Hot Stuff: The Literature in Review
Randall Sung, MD
University of Michigan Medical Center
1:30–2:00 p.m. Kidney Transplant Cases 
Derek Moore, MD, MPH
Alex Maskin, MD

Steve Bartlett, MD
Randy Sung, MD
Adyr Moss, MD


2:15–2:30 p.m. Pancreas Transplant 2015
Jon Odorico, MD
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinic
2:30–2:45 p.m. Islet Transplant
Andy Posselt, MD
University of California, San Francisco
2:45–3:00 p.m. Pediatric Kidney
Matthew Levine, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
3:00–3:15 p.m. Pediatric Liver—Multi-Visceral
Heung Bae Kim, MD
Children’s Hospital, Boston
3:15–3:30 p.m. VCA
Rolf Barth, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
3:30–3:45 p.m. Program Specific Reports
Anton Skaro, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Northwestern Memorial Hospital


4:00–4:15 p.m. Programmatic Implications of Liver Allocation Changes
Ryutaro Hirose, MD
University of California, San Francisco
4:15–4:30 p.m. Transplant Techniques in HPB Surgery
Marwan Abouljoud, MD, FACS, CPE, MMM
Henry Ford Health System
4:30–4:45 p.m. Liver Transplant List Management: Challenges on the List
R. Mark Ghobrial, MD, PhD
The Methodist Hospital
4:45–5:00 p.m. Donor and Recipient Technical Innovation
Benjamin Samstein, MD
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University
5:00–5:15 p.m. Liver Donor Call 101 
John Roberts, MD
University of California, San Francisco
5:15–5:30 p.m. Hot Topics: Liver Transplantation
Andrew Singer, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Arizona
5:30–6:00 p.m. Liver Transplant Cases
Daniela Ladner, MD, MPH
Mark Hobeika, MD

James Eason, MD, FACS
John Roberts, MD
Mark Ghobrial, MD, PhD