21st Annual SPLIT Meeting

Thursday & Friday, September 15 - 16, 2016
Chase Park Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Starlight Room, 11th Floor
Presented By: Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation

Online Syllabus

Overview


Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) is a community of pediatric hepatologists, transplant surgeons, research coordinators, nurse coordinators and other health professionals across the United States and Canada working together to advance knowledge in pediatric liver transplantation. SPLIT was started in 1995 and has evolved from a research registry into a multifaceted organization focused on improving outcomes for children receiving liver transplantation.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • • Compare their program's Hepatology and Surgical Training Programs in comparison to AST and ABP Standards.
  • • Prioritize the management and interventions for children with liver cancers.
  • • List factors contributing to poor outcomes in the complex pediatric liver transplant recipient.


CME Provided By

This live activity is being provided by Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education and Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

7.7 Contact Hours available. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, that planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order for CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of off-label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. Detailed disclosures will be made in activity handout materials.

Faculty *subject to change

Nicholas Ah Mew, MD
Genetic Specialist, Children's National
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
George Washington University, Washington, DC


Estella M. Alonso, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital
Chicago, Illinois


Walter S. Andrews, MD
Surgical Director of Pediatric Transplantation
Professor of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, Missouri


Dr. Fariha Balouch, FRACP
Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Liver Transplant Services
Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia


James F. (Jack) Daniel, MD
Endowed Chair in Liver Care
Chief, Section of Hepatology and Transplantation
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri Kansas City, Missouri


M. B. Majella Doyle, MD, MBA, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Udeme Ekong, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery
Yale University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Hepatology and Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Yale New Haven Hospital Transplantation Center
New Haven, Connecticut


Scott Elisofon, MD
Associate Director, Center for Childhood Liver Disease
Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Boston Children's Hospital
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Carlos Esquivel, MD, PhD
The Arnold and Barbara Silverman
Professor of Surgery
Chief of the Division Abdominal Transplantation
Associate Director of the Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection
Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California


Michele Estabrook, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Kathryn Fowler, MD
Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Radiology
Co-Director of MRI BJH/Washington University
Director Abdominal and Pelvic MRI
Medical Director Center for Clinical Imaging Research
Co-Director Body MRI Fellowship
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Wendy Grant, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska


Simon Horslen, MB, ChB, FRCPCH
Director, Hepatobiliary Program
Medical Director, Solid Organ Transplantation
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Seaettle Children's Hospital
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington School of Medicinel
Seattle, Washington


Evelyn Hsu, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington


Ajay Jain, MD
Associate Professor
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Beau Kelly, MD, MBA FACS
DCI Donor Services , Surgical Director
Sacramento, California


Heung Bae Kim, MD
Weitzman Family Chair in Surgical Innovation
Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Director, Pediatric Transplant Center
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts


Yiing Lin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


John Magee, MD
Jeremiah and Claire Turcotte Professor of Transplantation Surgery
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Professor of Surgery and Section Head Transplant Surgery
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan


George Mazariegos, MD
Chief, Pediatric Transplantation
Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation
Professor of Surgery and Critical Care
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Michelle Nadler, RN, PPCNP-BC
Pediatric Liver Transplant Nurse Practitioner
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri


David H. Perlmutter, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean
Professor of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Jose Pineda, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Director, Neurocritical Care Program
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri


Sanjay Rao, MS, M Ch, FRCS
Senior Consultant
Division of Solid Organ Transplantation
Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals
Bangalore, India


Lainie Ross, MD, PhD
Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Ethics
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine and Surgery
Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


David Rudnick, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Developmental Biology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Nael Saad, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Kyle A. Soltys, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Janis Stoll, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Shikha S. Sundaram, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Digestive Health Institute
Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado


Noah Swanson
Liver Transplant Recipient
Ankeny, Iowa


Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD
W. McKim Marriott Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Pediatric Lung Transplant Program
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
President, OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors


Yumirle Turmelle, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Alexander Weymann, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Laura Wozniak, MD, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor
UCLA Department of Pediatrics
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology
and Nutrition
Los Angles, California

 

Agenda *subject to change

Day One - Thursday, September 15

Starlight Room, 11th Floor
   
7:00am Breakfast – Zodiac Room 11th Floor
8:00 Welcome and Opening Comments - Keynote and Plenary
Yumi Turmelle, MD and Simon Horslen, MB, ChB, FRCPCH
8:10

Keynote: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Liver Disease and Personalized Medicine in the 21st Century
             David Perlmutter, MD
             Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and
             Dean Washington University School of Medicine

8:40 Discussion
   
8:50 Keynote – “A Pediatrician’s View of the OPTN/UNOS Policy Development Process: Advocating for Children in an Adult World” – Stuart Sweet, MD, W. McKim Marriott Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director Pediatric Lung Transplant Program, President OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors
9:20 Discussion
9:30 Break – Zodiac Room
 
Training in Pediatric Liver Transplantation: Moderator: Wendy Grant, MD and Yumi Turmelle, MD
9:50

Update in Pediatric Liver transplant training from ASTS
Wendy Grant, MD

10:00

Training the pediatric transplant surgeon – Carlos Esquivel, MD, PhD

10:15 Discussion
10:25

Training the Pediatric Hepatologist – Estella Alonso, MD

10:40 Discussion
 
Liver Cancers: Pre-Transplant Imaging and Treatment. Moderator - AJay Jain, MD and George Mazariegos, MD
10:50

Tumor Imaging – Katie Fowler, MD

11:05 Discussion
11:15

Local Regional Therapy – Nael Saad, MD

11:30 Discussion
11:40

HCC Surgical Treatment in Children – Heung Kim, MD

11:55 Discussion
12:05

HCC Genetics-Research future directives - Yiing Lin, MD

12:20 Discussion
12:30 LUNCH – Zodiac Room, 11th Floor
 

Coordinator Lunch and Meeting – Empire Room, Lobby Level
QI/CC Meeting – Westminster (Washington University Room) – Lobby to B Level

   

Challenges and Solutions In Pediatric Liver Transplantation

Moderator- Dave Rudnick, MD, PhD and Carlos Esquivel, MD, PhD

2:00pm

Managing Fulminant Liver Failure – ICU Neuro perspective
Jose Pineda, MD

2:15 Discussion
2:25

Surgical Challenges in the infant recipient – John Magee, MD

2:40 Discussion
2:50

OPO Donor Recovery Facility–Optimizing donor and recipient
Majella Doyle, MD

3:05 Discussion
3:15

Break – Zodiac Room

 
Ethics – Audience Response System – Moderator James Daniel, MD
and Alexander Weymann, MD
3:30

Case Studies: Vaccines – Michele Estabrook, MD

3:45

Discussion

3:55 Case Studies: Re-Transplantation – Janis Stoll, MD
4:10

Discussion

4:20 Dilemmas in Pediatric Liver Transplantation: An Ethical Analysis
Lainie Ross, MD, PhD
4:50

Discussion

5:00 - 5:30 “Giving Hope to Your Patients”
Noah Swanson – Liver Transplant Recipient - NON-CME
6:00 - 8:00 Welcome Reception and Abstract Viewing - Zodiac Room
  6:00 – 7:00 PM
Late Graft Injury Working Group Meeting
Westminster Conference Room – Lobby to B Level
  6:00 – 7:00 PM
Antibody Mediated Rejection Working Group Meeting
Starlight Room
 

Day two - Friday, September 16

Starlight Room, 11th Floor
All Presentations on Friday are NON-CME
7:00am Breakfast – Zodiac Room, 11th Floor
8:00 SPLIT Business Meeting – George Mazariegos, MD
8:20 Discussion
8:25 SPLIT Registry Overview – Scott Elisofon, MD
8:50 Discussion
   

Expanding International Boundaries in SPLIT

8:55 International  Presentations – Sanjay Rao, MD
9:05 International Presentations - Dr. Fariha Balouch, FRACP
9:15 Discussion
9:25

Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium – Nicholas Ah Mew, MD

9:35 Discussion
9:40 Break – Zodiac Room
   

Travel Grant Award Presentations – Evelyn Hsu, MD

10:00

Travel Grant Awardee Abstract Presentation #1
Marjorie-Anne Guerra, MD

10:15

Travel Grant Awardee Abstract Presentation #2 – Adeel Khan, MD

 
Research Working Groups – Moderator- Shikha S. Sundaram, MD
10:30

Updates from the Working Groups

  • Biliary Strictures – Kyle Soltys, MD

  • Antibody Mediated Rejection – Laura Wozniak, MD

  • Late Graft Injury – Udeme Ekong, MD and Walt Andrews, MD

11:00 Discussion
11:10 QI/CC Committee Updates – Beau Kelly, MD, MBA FACS
11:40 Discussion
11:50 Closing Remarks – George Mazariegos, MD
12:00-1:00 Box Lunch – Zodiac Room
12:00-1:00 Patient Advisory Board Meeting
Westminster Conference Room – Lobby to B Level

 

 

Hotel & Travel

Conference Location

Chase Park Plaza - Starlight Room, 11th Floor
232 N. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 633-1000

SPLIT Group Rate Reservation

Since meeting room temperatures are difficult to regulate to everyone's appeal, bringing a jacket or sweater is recommended. Complimentary parking is available.

Hotel Accommodations

Chase Park Plaza
232 N. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 633-1000
SPLIT Group Rate Reservation
WU rate: $160 (+ tax). Make Reservations by August 13, 2016.

Airport & Ground Transportation

The Parkway Hotel (just 5 blocks from the Chase Park Plaza)
(314) 256-7777 toll free (866) 314-7700 www.theparkwayhotel.com
4550 Forest Park Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110
$133 (+tax) Executive Level King $138 (+tax) Executive Level Double


Please Note

Washington University is not responsible for airline or hotel reservations. Please confirm registration acceptance prior to purchase of nonrefundable or penalty airline tickets.

Cancellations

If cancellation is received in writing by August 31, 2016, the registration fee is refundable, minus a $25 administrative charge. Registration Fees are non-transferable.

Special Needs

The Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis - Continuing Medical Education fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and rules and regulations thereof. If any participant of this meeting is in need of accommodations, please do not hesitate to submit written requests at least one month prior to seminar date.

For Further Seminar Information

Continuing Medical Education, Washington University School of Medicine
Email: CME@wustl.edu
Ph: (314) 362-6891 or (800) 325-9862 | Fax: (314) 362-1087

Exhibitors


Acknowledgement

The SPLIT Annual Meeting Organizers gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for support to this activity:


Institution Sponsorship

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburg of UPMC
Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Columbia University, New York
Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Mid America Transplant Foundation
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Seattle Children’s Hospital
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
University of Michigan
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville


Exhibitors

Abbott Nutrition
Alexion
Amber Pharmacy
Coram/CVS Specialty Infusion Services
Echosens North America, Inc.
Plexision Inc.
Retrophin Inc.

 

More Information about SPLIT
The Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) is a unique multidisciplinary, multicenter consortium focused on optimizing outcomes pediatric liver transplantation through research, advocacy, and dissemination of best practice in this field. SPLIT is the only such academic body dedicated to pediatric liver transplantation.

Participants include hepatologists, transplant surgeons, pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, as well as nursing and allied health professionals. The SPLIT Annual meeting allows SPLIT members and participants from up to 40 national and international pediatric liver transplant centers to update their knowledge on current findings in the field of pediatric liver transplantation and incorporate these findings into their own practice. This year, the meeting will be held at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, MO September 15-16th, 2016.

An important component of this meeting is the opportunity for participants to interact with one another including sharing information and building relationships with other professionals in the field. A reception has been added to facilitate this interaction. We invite you to consider exhibiting at the activity based on the following levels:

Options for Exhibit:

  • Level I - $1,000: Syllabus recognition, opportunity for table top exhibit during the meeting and one complimentary attendance to the education sessions.

  • Level II - $2,000: Reception and Syllabus recognition, opportunity for table top exhibit during the meeting, and one complimentary attendance to the education sessions.

  • Level III - $5,000: Reception and Syllabus recognition, opportunity for table top exhibit during the meeting, and two complimentary attendances to the education sessions.

All Letters of Agreement and payments should be made payable and remitted to:

Washington University CME
Attn: Cathy Sweeney
CSRB – 2214, CB 8063
660 South Euclid Ave
St. Louis, MO  63110

 

Evaluations & Certificate


Instructions

  1. Login to cme.wustl.edu

  2. Click "My Credits" on the right-hand side

  3. Click Enter Evaluation across from

    • Thursday - 21st Annual SPLIT Meeting
      Speaker Evaluation for Thursday Only

    • Friday - 21st Annual SPLIT Meeting
      Course Evaluation & Speaker Evaluation for Friday

  4. To download or print your Certificate:
    On the bottom of your "My Credits" page click Print Certificate


Registration

Early Registration

SPLIT Coordinator/Allied Health Professional/Trainee: $285
SPLIT Investigators/Faculty Members: $385

After August 17, 2016 Registration

SPLIT Coordinator/Allied Health Professional/Trainee: $325
SPLIT Investigators/Faculty Members: $425

Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch on Thursday and Friday, and a reception on Thursday night. Conference syllabus also included.