The Future of Transplant Conference: Increasing Awareness to the Underserved 2022

September 2, 2022

LIVE (In-Person) and LIVESTREAM (Virtual) attendance options are available. 

Presented by the Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center 

The goal of this symposium is to bring awareness to underserved communities and provide an unparalleled commitment to innovating diversity and inclusion initiatives to encompass equal access, service, education, and opportunities for all.

FEES

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Physician (Houston Methodist)$10
Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)$160
Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)$10
Allied Health Care Professional$10
Resident / Fellow / StudentFree

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents/fellows, research and other healthcare professionals in transplantation. This may also further the understanding of the professionals in the fields of pulmonology, cardiology, cardiovascular specialties, internal medicine and family practice.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the role of diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI) in serving patients who are in need of transplantation.
  • Describe the challenges for achieving diversity, equity and inclusion at our center.
  • Recognize DEI implications for patients in underserved communities.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 4.50 Attendance
  • 0.00 Social Work
    The program has been approved for 0.00 CE contact hours for Social Workers through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.
Course opens: 
05/06/2022
Course expires: 
10/03/2022
Event starts: 
09/02/2022 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
09/02/2022 - 1:30pm CDT
Cost:
$160.00
TimePresentationSpeaker
8:00 AMLeadership WelcomeMark Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS(Ed)
Plenary Session I: Transplantation and DEI at Houston Methodist Hospital
Moderators: Ramón Guardiola, RN; Amy D. Waterman, PhD, FAST; Stephanie G. Yi, MD, MPH, FACS
8:10 AMDEI Journey at Houston Methodist HospitalSudha Kodali, MD, MSPH
8:30 AMState of the Art Lecture: DEI Initiatives at Houston Methodist Enterprise: Why and How?Arianne D. Dowdell, JD, MA
9:10 AMQuestion and Answer Session
9:25 AMBreak and Exhibits
Plenary Session II: Diversity in Transplant Population, Health Care and Religion
Moderators: Chukwuma Egwim, MD; Mark J. Hobeika, MD, FACS; John P. Ontiveros, LCSW-S, ACM-SW, CCTSW
9:40 AMState of the Art Lecture: How Do Population Changes in Houston Affect Health Care?Stephen L. Klineberg, PhD
10:20 AMHow Does Religion Affect Hispanic Living Donors?Chaplain M. Oscar Hall, DMin, BCC
10:50 AMIntroduce Ashlyn Holmes and FamilyLaShara A. Davis, PhD
11:00 AMPatient StoryAshlyn Holmes and Family
11:20 AMQuestion and Answer Session
11:35 AMWorking Lunch and Exhibits
Plenary Session III: Diversity in Transplantation
Moderators: Horacio E. Adrogué, MD, FASN; A. Osama Gaber, MD, FACS, FAST; Richard J. Knight, MD, FACS
11:55 AMState of the Art Lecture: Culturally Competent Interventions in TransplantCésar E. Escareño Pérez, MD
12:35 PMThe Importance of Spanish Interpreters in Health CareGraciela Zozaya, CT, MLCI, CHI
12:55 PMQuestion and Answer Session
1:10 PMBreak and Exhibits
Plenary Session IV: Lessons Learned and Future Directions in Transplantation
Moderators: Victor Ankoma-Sey, MD, FACP, FAASLD; Howard J. Huang, MD; Ashish Saharia, MD, FACS
1:25 PMState of the Art Lecture: DEI in Heart Failure and Transplantation Cardiology: Mexico and the USAGuillermo Torre, MD, PhD, FACC
2:05 PMDEI and the Future of TransplantSusan A. Zylicz, BSN, MHA, CCTC
2:25 PMQuestion and Answer Session
2:40 PMClosing RemarksMark Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS(Ed)
2:50 PMAdjourn
LIVE (in-person) and LIVESTREAM (virtual) attendance options are available.

LIVE (in-person attendance) will be held in the Houston Methodist Research Institute, 6670 Bertner Avenue, Houston, Texas 77030). 

LIVESTREAM information will be provided to registered learners. 

COURSE DIRECTOR
R. Mark  Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS(Ed)
J.C. Walter Jr. Presidential Distinguished Chair
Director, J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Director, Transplantation Research
Chief, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
Houston Methodist
COURSE CHAIRMAN
Sudha Kodali, MD, MSPH
Transplant Hepatologist
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Houston Methodist
COURSE PROJECT MANAGER
Analisa E. López, BS
GUEST FACULTY
César E. Escareño Pérez, MD
Transplant Director; Surgery and Transplant Professor
Hospital San José Tecnologico de Monterrey
Monterrey, N.L., Mexico 
Stephen L. Klineberg, PhD
Founding Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research Professor of Sociology
Rice University
Houston, Texas
Graciela Zozaya, CT, MLCI, CHI
Interpreter and Translator
Graciela Zozaya and ACA Production, Inc.
Houston, Texas
 
HOUSTON METHODIST FACULTY
Horacio E. Adrogué, MD, FASN
Transplant Nephrology, Nephrology
Houston Methodist Academic Medicine Associates - Nephrology
Victor Ankoma-Sey, MD, FACP, FAASLD
Director, Liver Transplant Program
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist
Director, Liver Associates of Texas, PA
LaShara A. Davis, PhD
Research Scientist
Houston Methodist
Arianne D. Dowdell, JD, MA
Vice President, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Houston Methodist
Chukwuma Egwim, MD
Transplant Hepatologist
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist
Liver Associates of Texas, PA
A. Osama Gaber, MD, FACS, FAST
John F., Jr. and Carolyn Bookout Presidential Distinguished Chair in Surgery, Department of Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Program Director, Transplant Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Ramón Guardiola, RN
Kidney Transplant Coordinator
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
Houston Methodist
Chaplain M. Oscar Hall, DMin, BCC
Senior Chaplain
Spiritual Care and Education
Houston Methodist
Mark J. Hobeika, MD, FACS
Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Howard J. Huang, MD
Pulmonary Critical Care, Transplant Pulmonology
Houston Methodist Academic Medicine Associates - Transplant Pulmonology
Richard J. Knight, MD, FACS
Nicole Mary Follansbee Centennial Chair, J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Professor of Surgery
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
John P. Ontiveros, LCSW-S, ACM-SW, CCTSW
Lead Social Worker
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist
Ashish Saharia, MD, FACS
Director, Liver Transplantation
Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation
Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Guillermo Torre, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor of Cardiology
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Amy D. Waterman, PhD, FAST
Research Scientist
Director, Patient Engagement, Diversity, and Education, Department of Surgery
Houston Methodist
Stephanie G. Yi, MD, MPH, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Susan A. Zylicz, BSN, MHA, CCTC
Vice President of Transplant Services
Houston Methodist J. C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 4.50 Attendance
  • 0.00 Social Work
    The program has been approved for 0.00 CE contact hours for Social Workers through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.

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FEES

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Physician (Houston Methodist)$10
Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)$160
Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)$10
Allied Health Care Professional$10
Resident / Fellow / StudentFree