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2nd Annual MedStar Georgetown Transplant Symposium (MGTI 2019)
September 14, 2019
The educational program will consist of three parallel tracks:
- Advances in Liver Diseases and Transplantation. This track will address the gap between best and current practices in order to provide the best care to patients, reduce morbidity and mortality, and reduce the burden of liver disease in the Mid-Atlantic region. Up-to-date information on liver disease and transplant topics relevant to community practitioners will be highlighted. Special attention will be given to hepatobiliary tract tumors multidisciplinary management.
- Current Issues in Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation and Dialysis. This track will examine kidney and pancreas transplantation with a special emphasis on the multidisciplinary approach in pre and post-transplant care of patients with renal dysfunction following transplantation.
- Update on Transplantation for Children. This track will focus on topics that will be of interest to pediatric gastroenterology, primary care, and allied health providers in the course of their interactions with infants and children with small bowel disease, parenteral nutrition, and chronic liver diseases including those likely to lead to transplantation.
Format: lectures and panel discussions.