Pediatric Continuing Medical Education

July 1, 2016
Take Your Practice to the Next
Updated on Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation

Course Directors:

Thomas M. Fishbein, MD
Executive Director
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Professor of Surgery
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC

Stuart S. Kaufman, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Professor, Pediatrics
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC

Guest Faculty:

Thomas M. Attard, MD
Director Endoscopy Services
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
University of Missouri
Kansas City, MO

Kimberly A. Chapman, MD, PhD
Genetic Specialist
Children’s National Health System
Division of Genetics and Metabolism
Washington, DC

Christopher J. Lawlor, MD
Hematologist
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Mohamad Miqdady, MD
Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Hepatology & Nutrition
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Adjunct Staff
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

MedStar Transplant Institute Faculty:

Chirag Desai, MD
Surgical Director
Autologous Islet Cell Transplant Program
Transplant and Hepatobiliary –Pancreatic Surgeon
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Associate Professor of Surgery
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, DC

Jason S. Hawksworth, MD
Transplant Surgeon
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Washington, DC
Assistant Professor
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, MD

Khalid M. Khan, MD
Medical Director, Chronic Pancreatitis and Autologous Islet Cell Transplant Program
Gastroenterologist and Transplant Specialist
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC

Cal S. Matsumoto, MD
Director, Small Bowel Transplantation
Director, Center for Intestinal Care and Transplant
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Washington, DC

World Gastroenterology Organisation LogoNada A. Yazigi, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Transplant Specialist
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Washington, DC

Registration:

Physician: 0
Resident/Fellow:
Nurse:
Advanced Practice Clinician:
Allied Health Professional:
Social Worker:
Nutritionist:

All registrations will be confirmed by email only. Please use an email address that you check regularly. If you have questions regarding registration or do not receive an email confirmation of your registration within 1-2 business days, please contact us at whccme@gmail.com or 202-877-8220.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made in writing by February 12, 2016 will be subject to a 50% penalty. No refunds will be given after February 12, 2016 Cancellations will not be accepted by telephone. In the unlikely event that the course is canceled, MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any travel costs.

Please call 202-877-8220 or email WHCCME@gmail.com if you any questions or need any additional information.

Venue

Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-687-3200

Special Assistance

MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center wish to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact 202-877-8220 to notify us of your needs.

CME Information

Learning Objectives

  • Facilitate early referrals of patients by pediatric specialists for comprehensive evaluations for liver and intestine disorders for optimizing clinical outcomes and facilitating comprehensive pre-transplant evaluations when needed.
  • Analyze the indications for pediatric liver and intestine transplantation and their impact on transplant outcomes.
  • Compare and contrast the efficacy of different treatment modalities in the management of transplant recipients with the goal of optimizing patient outcomes.
  • Optimize intravenous versus enteral vitamin and mineral supplementation during liver and intestinal rehabilitation, before or after transplant

Target Audience

This conference is intended for pediatric gastroenterologists, neonatologists, intensivists, surgeons, emergency physicians, pediatric hematologists and oncologists, pediatric nurse practitioners and physician assistants, pediatric dietitians, home health providers serving pediatric populations, and pediatric case managers.

CME Accreditation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 of approved credits AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Source: www.medstarhealth.org
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