Transplant Lecture Series

The Henry Ford Transplant Institute hosts a series of monthly educational lectures. Come hear our expert physicians, surgeons and visiting professors speak on groundbreaking transplant topics.

Upcoming Presentations

  • April 13, 2020: KKV Inaugural Lecture: “Kidney transplantation: Past Success - Current challenges - Future Potential” by Warren Kupin, MD
  • May 18, 2020: TC Presentation Previews by HFTI Team
  • June 15, 2020
  • July 13, 2020
  • August 24, 2020: Lecture by Rana Awdish, MD
  • September 21, 2020: RE: Alcoholic liver disease to include the clinical implications of alcoholic hepatitis on M&M and the potential role of liver transplant in this setting by Michael Lucey, MD
  • October 26, 2020: RE: GOLM, the landscape, opportunities & how the shape of the future & enterprise by Dorrie Dils, GOLM
  • November 9, 2020: “Caring for the Caregiver: Report from the Organ Transplant Caregiver Consensus Conference Presenter” by Michelle Jesse, PhD
  • December 14, 2020

Past Presentations

  • February 2020: Bias in Transplantation: Discard of ’Usable’ Organs as Evidence for the Need for Better and More Consistent Decision Making
    Presented by Richard N. Formica Jr., MD
  • December 2019: Pulmonary Hypertension in Solid Organ Transplantation
    Presented by Sara Hegab, MD
  • November 2019: Approaches to Increase Access to Transplantation for Obese Patients
    Presented by Jayme E. Locke, MD, MPH, FACS, FAST
  • July 2019: Transforming the Face of Reconstructive Surgery
    Presented by Eduardo D. Rodriguez, M.D., DDS
  • April 2019: Equity in Transplant: Who Counts, Counts
    Presented by Raymond Lynch, MD, MS
  • June 2018: Simultaneous Liver Kidney Transplantation: Current Status in the Road Ahead
    Presented by Mark Aeder, MD

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