Renal Roundtable Series: Increasing Access to Kidney Transplantation

This unique dinner series provides a networking opportunity among colleagues in the field of nephrology, compelling presentations by thought leaders in chronic kidney disease, and an opportunity for group discussion following the presentation.

This program is intended for physicians (all specialties and primary care) and nurse practitioners. Free for attendees, complimentary dinner. Space is limited, registration required for each of the three evening series. Please CLICK HERE to register to attend.

Session 2:
Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 5:30pm
Topic: Increasing Access to Kidney Transplantation
Presenter: Dorry Segev, MD, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chair for Research, Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Location: McCormick & Schmick's Denver Tech Center | 8100 E Union Ave, Denver, CO 80237
(Complimentary Meal)

Program Objectives

  • Review kidney transplantation and discuss the need to increase transplantation rates
  • Discuss transplantation with underutilized sources of deceased donor kidneys
  • Review living donor kidney transplantation and the utility of kidney-paired donation in increasing the living donor pool
  • Discuss patient educational programs designed to increase transplant knowledge through patient and caregiver education

Dorry Segev, MD, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chair for Research, Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Dorry Segev, MD, PhD, is an abdominal transplant surgeon focusing on minimally invasive live donor surgery and incompatible organ transplantation. His research uses advanced statistical methods for mathematical modeling and simulation of medical data, analysis of large healthcare datasets, and outcomes research. He has made significant contributions to the field of transplantation including development of a mathematical model to facilitate a nationwide Kidney Paired Donation program in both the US and Canada.

Dr. Segev has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed research articles in journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, American Journal of Transplantation, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and others. He is Associate Vice Chair for Research and Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University.

Sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact Danielle Percival or 720-748-9991 ext. 453 for questions.

 

This program is sponsored by:

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:30pm
Danielle Percival
Email: 
Danielle.percival@kidney.org
Phone: 
(720) 748-9991, Ext. 453