Society of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) Conference 2021

September 30, 2021 to October 1, 2021

Please join us for this exciting and cutting-edge annual conference at the Fairmont Pittsburgh!

Highlights for the 2021 meeting will include:

Essentials in living-donor liver transplant
Advancements in liver transplant for metabolic liver disease
Frontiers in organ allocation
New approaches in pediatric liver transplant                                                                         

We hope to see you!

Target Audience

The target audience for the SPLIT Annual Meeting includes hepatologists, transplant surgeons, transplant coordinators, allied healthcare professionals, research coordinators, and data coordinators.

Learning Objectives

Topics for the 2021 meeting will include:

  • Essentials in living-donor liver transplant
  • Advancements in liver transplant for metabolic liver disease
  • Frontiers in organ allocation
  • New approaches in pediatric liver transplant

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 10.75 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 10.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 10.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/16/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
09/30/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/01/2021 - 12:00pm
Fairmont Pittsburgh
510 Market Street
Pittsburgh 15222
United States

Toll Free: +1 888 270 6647
Direct Phone: +1 412 773 8800
www.fairmont.com/pittsburgh

Please visit the Hotel tab to make reservations and for more information about the SPLIT 2021 Meeting room rate.

Reservations
Room Rate: $209/night 

  • Click here to make reservations online for the SPLIT Annual meeting
  • If making reservations by phone, ask for the "SPLIT Meeting" room block: September 29 & 30, 2021
  • Reservations must be made by August 31, 2021 to qualify for this group rate.

Hotel Website: https://www.fairmont.com/pittsburgh

Travel

Travel to Pittsburgh

Attendees are responsible for making their own travel arrangements to the Pittsburgh area. Please note the meeting start time and arrange travel times that will allow attending the full program. The hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Pittsburgh International Airport - PIT

Directions from Pittsburgh International Airport (approximately 27 minutes; 18.9 miles):

  • Head North on Airport Blvd towards Pittsburgh
  • Keep left at the fork
  • Merge onto I-376 E
  • Take exit 70A onto Liberty Ave
  • Turn right onto Market Street
  • Fairmont Pittsburgh (510 Market Street) is on your left

Hotel Parking

Fees to park at the Fairmont Pittsburgh are as follows:

Daytime (0-3 hours): $27
Daytime (3-24 hours): $36
Overnight: $40

Course Directors:

Amy Feldman, MD, MSCS
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Transplant 
Hepatology Fellowship Program 
Division of Gastroenterology, 
Hepatology, and Nutrition
Children's Hospital of Colorado

Dana Mannino, MSN, RN, NP-C
APRN, Division of Solid Organ 
Transplantation 
Nemours Children's Hospital of 
Delaware

George Mazariegos, MD, FACS
Chief, Pediatric Transplantation
UPMC Children's Hospital of 
Pittsburgh

James E Squires, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Transplant 
Hepatology Fellowship Program 
Associate
Director, Hepatology Division of 
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, 
and Nutrition
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Faculty Listing

Thomas Diacovo MD, PhD
Director of Neonatal Cardiovascular Research
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Amy Feldman MD, MSCS
Program Director, Liver Transplantation Fellowship
University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Simon Horslen, MD                               
Director of Pediatric Hepatology         
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsbugh

Evelyn Hsu, MD
Division Chief, Medical Director of Liver Transplant
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA

Abhinav Humar, MD
Chief, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery
UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Mureo Kasahara MD, PhD
Director of the Organ Transplantation Center
Tokyo, Japan

Evan Muse, MD
Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA

Vicky Ng, MD
Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Toronto SickKids

Emily Perito, MD, MAS                                                 
Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist       
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital                                                       
                                                                     
Blayne Sayed, MD, PhD
Surgical Lead for Liver Transplantation
Toronto SickKids

Kevin Strauss, MD
Medical Director, Clinic for Special Children
Lancaster, PA

Adriana Zeevi, PhD, ABHI (D)                 
Professor of Pathology, Surgery and Immunology             
University of Pittsburgh
 

Faculty Disclosure
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:
Anthony Demetris, MD
Consultant: Novartis Pharma AG; TransMedics, Inc.

Simon Horslen, MD
Grant/Research Report: Mirum; Albireo; Gilead
Consultant: Albireo

Evelyn Hsu, MD
Grant/Research Support: Albireo, Gilead, Mirum

Evan Muse, MD
Grant/Research Support: Philips
Other: Co-founder / CMO GeneXwell

Emily Perito, MD
Grant/Research Support: Albireo; Shire

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 10.75 contact hours.

Pharmacy (CPE)
This knowledge-based activity provides 10.75 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.  

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 10.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 10.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 10.75 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 10.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 10.75 Attendance

We gratefully acknowledge support from the following for this activity:

Exhibitors
Albireo Pharma, Inc.
Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance
Mirum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Plexision, Inc.
Travere Therapeutics

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For the 2021 meeting, all attendees will be responsible for paying for their own lodging expenses in addition to travel expenses and a registration fee. Reservations for lodging should be made using the link under the Hotel Information tab on this website.

Register early to take advantage of reduced rates!! Deadline for early registration is August 1, 2021.

Registration fees are as follows:

Registration Type

Non-Physician/Non-Allied Health Professional

$505 Early (by August 1, 2021)

$570 Late (after August 1, 2021)

Physician Non-Member

$505 Early (by August 1, 2021)

$570 Late (after August 1, 2021)

Physician SPLIT Member

$400 Early (by August 1, 2021)

$465 Late (after August 1, 2021)

Trainee/Allied Health /Coordinator Non-Member

$350 Early (by August 1, 2021)

$415 Late (after August 1, 2021)

Trainee/Allied Health/Coordinator SPLIT Member

$300 Early (by August 1, 2021)

$365 Late (after August 1, 2021)

Patient/Family Member

$250 Early (by August 1, 2021)

$315 Late (after August 1, 2021)

Refunds will be given minus a $50 processing fee until September 22, 2021. After September 22, 2021, no refunds will be given.

The registration fee covers refreshments, breakfast, lunch and the welcome reception on September 30,  as well as refreshments and breakfast on October 1. The registration fee also helps cover the costs for meeting materials, meeting support and audio visual needs inside the facility.

Payments for the registration fee should be submitted on-line via the registration link. 

Please contact Greta Becerra of The Hutton Group, Inc. at Greta@TheHuttonGroup.com if you have any questions regarding the registration fees.

For questions regarding the conference or registration, please contact:
 
Greta Becerra
Office: 908-337-4093
Email:  Greta@TheHuttonGroup.com
Address:
The Hutton Group
P.O. Box 8087
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(www.thehuttongroup.com)