Transplantation, Surgical Education and Immunology: Celebrating Mark Hardy's First 40 Years at NYP/Columbia

Friday, October 16, 2015

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium
173 Fort Washington Avenue, First Floor
New York, NY 10032

Course Directors

Jean C. Emond, MD, FACS
Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH, FACS

Accreditation

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The College of Physicians and Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and physician assistants are encouraged to check with their accrediting organization to ensure they accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Overview

This one-day CME accredited course will educate clinicians about new therapies available for patients including the use of cell transplantation for the repair or replacement of organs, immunosuppression in transplantation, immunologic suppression and the progress of pancreatic islet and cellular transplantation. Surgical and medical education are critical in the role of innovation and determining which patients may benefit from specific therapies.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the progress in pancreatic islet use for correction of diabetes mellitus
  • Identify the use of cell transplantation for repair or replacement of organs
  • Describe the use of immunosuppression in transplantation
  • Classify the ongoing studies of the use of new immunosuppressive drugs
  • List the various fields of innovation in medicine including vascular stents in arterial reconstruction and the development of new machines for liver preservation
  • Recognize advances in surgical education

Sessions will Include

  • Innovation
  • Surgical Education
  • Immunologic Tolerance
  • Immunosuppression
  • Islet and Cellular Transplant

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and surgeons including: cardiologists, diabetologists, hepatologists, immunologists, infectious disease specialists, internists, nephrologists, radiologists and transplant surgeons, as well as, medical and surgical residents and students, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Registration

NYP = NewYork-Presbyterian
CUMC = Columbia University Medical Center (includes ColumbiaDoctors)
WCMC = Weill Cornell Medical College

  • NYP/CUMC/WCMC & ColumbiaDoctors Clinicians – FREE
  • Physicians (non-NYP/CUMC/WCMC/ColumbiaDoctors) – $150
  • Nurses, Physician Assistants, Fellows & Residents (non-NYP/CUMC/WCMC/ColumbiaDoctors) – $75
Please note that on-line registration is closed. In order to register for this course, please proceed to the "New Registration" table which will be located at:
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium
173 Fort Washington Avenue, First Floor
New York, NY 10032

 

Travel & Hotel Information

Local Area Hotels

The Lucerne Hotel 201 West 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
Phone: 212.875.1000 or 800.492.8122
www.thelucernehotel.com

NYLO 2178 Broadway at West 77th Street
New York, NY 10024
Phone: 212.362.1100 or 800.509.7598
www.nylo-nyc.com

Crowne Plaza Englewood NJ Hotel 401 South Van Brunt Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
Phone: 201.871.2020 or 800.972.3160
www.cpenglewoodhotel.com

Subway

Take the 1 or A or C lines to 168th Street – Washington Heights/Broadway.

Parking

Parking is available at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center parking garage, located on the southwest corner of Fort Washington Avenue and West 165th Street. Parking fee is NOT included with registration.

Valet Parking

Valet parking is available at the entrance of the Milstein Hospital Building located at 177 Fort Washington Avenue.

Contact Information

For questions, please call Jessica Scully at 212.304.7817 or email at jas2134@cumc.columbia.edu.

Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Surgery, Office of External Affairs

400 Kelby Street, Floor 11, Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Phone: 212.304.7812
Fax: 212.304.7822

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