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Mayo Clinic Nephrology Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation Update for hte Clinician 2022

March 24-26, 2022     Orlando, FL
Registration is open 

The Mayo Clinic Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation Update for the Clinician 2022 is a three-day symposium designed to update participants on a range of nephrology topics relevant to current medical practice. Through a combination of lectures, literature review, and case-based presentations, this symposium will deliver up-to-date and cutting edge information that can be directly integrated into clinical practice.

Course Highlights
•Latest evidence-based knowledge in nephrology and transplant medicine
•Audience participation in case-based discussions utilizing interactive case-based approaches
•Latest evidence-based knowledge of how COVID-19 changed the nephrology and transplant practice
•Hocus POCUS hands-on experience opportunity
•Pharmacology contact hours available
•Networking opportunities

For more information or to register go to:    https://ce.mayo.edu/neph2022



Upcoming Community Programs 2022


UNOS Transplant Management Forum (TMF) - April 11-13, 2022


AFTD Living Donation Conference - May 11-13, 2022


UNOS Primer - May 16-17, 2022 and September 12-13, 2022


Histocompatibility Basic and Specialist Course - June 5-11, 2022


Transplant Quality Institute - October 19-21, 2022








A number of transplant organizations from around the world continue their partnership to create a fourth educational webinar for the organ donation and transplantation communities. Our goal is to share experiences to date and respond to your questions about the impact of COVID-19 on organ donation and transplantation. 


Video Link Now Available for COVID-19 Town Hall #4

(Moderated by Emily Blumberg, MD, AST Immediate Past President, and Deepali Kumar, MD, AST Secretary)
 What happened to transplantation during the COVID-19 Pandemic? 
  • U.S. Experience (David Klassen, MD, UNOS)

  • European Experience (John Forsythe, National Blood Service, Transplant, UK)

What happened to the waitlist and outcomes during the pandemic?
  • U.S. Experience (Lloyd Ratner, MD, ASTS, AST)

  • European Experience (Patrizia Burra, MD PhD, ESOT)

Impact of COVID-19 on the Workforce: The Challenges of Burnout 
The Current and Future State of Transplantation during the Pandemic
  • Strategies for doing COVID care and non COVID care simultaneously (Atul Humar, MD CST, AST)

  • Testing strategies and time-based clearance for those with history of COVID, including those awaiting transplant and in need of treatment for other medical issues, including rejection (Fausto Baldanti, MD, PhD, ESOT)

  • Therapeutics for SARS-CoV-2 infection in transplant candidates and recipients (Michael Ison, MD, AST, TTS)

What is the future of vaccination, including for transplant candidates and recipients? (Cameron Wolfe, MD, AST)

Up-to-Date Information: The meeting organizers are committed to refreshing this resource and any handouts referenced in the call as new information is learned regarding this virus and its impact on organ donation and transplantation.