Transplant Conference: Directing the Future of Transplantation

Conference Information

Complete conference information, including registration, is available at OptumHealth Education.


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Our Transplant Program

Join us for a two-day conference featuring the UW Hospital and Clinics transplant program - internationally-recognized for its comprehensive solid organ transplant program, including kidney, simultaneous pancreas-kidney, solitary pancreas, liver, heart, lung and blood and bone marrow transplant - sharing its vision for the future of transplantation.



  • Date: July 25-26, 2012
  • Location: Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Ave., Madison | Map and directions
  • Cost: $50 if received prior to June 30; $75 if received June 30 or later
  • Registration: Register online at OptumHealth Education site
  • Continuing Education Credit: OptumHealth Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • Accommodations: A discounted room rate at both the Madison Concourse and the Sheraton Madison Hotel is available to conference attendees. Contact the hotels directly to book a room.

Conference Agenda


Highlights for "Directing The Future of Transplantation" include:

  • UW Hospital and Clinics Transplant Division Chief Dixon Kaufman discusses pancreas transplantation as treatment for diabetes on the morning of July 25.
  • Dr. Walter Longo from UW Health's Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic talks about the decision-making processes when evaluating patients with Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas and relapsed Hodgkin's disease.
  • UW Hospital and Clinics transplant physician Nilto C. De Oliveira speaks about lung transplant for Interstitial Lung Disease.
  • UW Hospital and Clinics transplant physician Anthony M. D'Alessandro reviews 30 years of experience with donation after cardiac death.
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Intended Audience
This conference is for health care professionals who care for and/or manage patients' health care benefits and those who have an interest in solid organ transplantation with added emphasis on management of unique complications associated with transplantation. In addition, the conference will address heart failure, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplantation and islet cell transplantation.