The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Comprehensive Transplant Center provides transplant-focused continuing education to any interested healthcare providers. Offerings include grand rounds and Lunch and Learns and we cover topics such as thoracic and abdominal transplants, transplant issues and trends.

Comprehensive Transplant Center Grand Rounds

Comprehensive Transplant Center (CTC) Grand Rounds are currently held September thru May on Tuesdays at 8 a.m. on the medical center campus. Presentations highlight thoracic and abdominal transplant topics, transplant issues and trends. Speakers from outside The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are also invited to present.

Goals of CTC Grand Rounds include:
  • Build collaboration between transplant team members and other hospital staff
  • Provide trending transplant-focused information in a timely manner
  • Serve as an additional pathway to provide updates in regulatory changes related to transplant

No registration is required to attend. Presentation topics, speakers and room locations can also be found on CME credit is provided for presentations. One week per month, a case review and discussion is provided by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center fellows (CME credit is not provided for case reviews).

Upcoming CTC Grand Rounds:

(held at 8 a.m. in Faculty Office Tower - Room 128, unless noted)
  • 10/16/2018: Kidney Allocation System Update | Alejandro Diez, MD
  • 10/23/2018: (James L035) Immunology Topic - Orosz Lecture | Robert Fairchild, PhD - Cleveland Clinic

  • 10/30/2018: CTC Human Tissue Biorepository Update | Brenda Reader, PhD

  • 11/06/2018: (Ross H1213) Insights of an Organ Procurement Organization | Kevin O’Connor, President & CEO - LifeCenter Northwest

  • 11/13/2018: Campath Update | Olya Witkowsky, RPh

  • 11/27/2018: CTC Research Projects Update | Margeret Wuebker, Roderick Liptrot

  • 12/04/2018: TBA (Heart Team)

  • 12/11/2018: TBA (Heart Team)

  • 12/18/2018: TBA (Liver Team)

  • 01/08/2019: Portopulmonary Hypertension Topic | Sonja Bartolome, MD - UT Southwestern Medical Center

  • 01/15/2019: CTC Endocrinology Clinic Update | Shumei Meng, MBBS, PhD

  • 01/22/2019: TBA

  • 01/29/2019: TBA

  • 02/02/2019: TBA

  • 02/12/2019: TBA

  • 02/19/2019: Hep C Positive Donors | Dr. Kelly Schlendorf, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • 02/26/2019: TBA

  • 03/05/2019: TBA

  • 03/12/2019: TBA

  • 03/29/2019: TBA

  • 04/02/2019: TBA

  • 04/09/2019: TBA

  • 04/16/2019: TBA

  • 04/23/2019: TBA

  • 04/30/2019: TBA

  • 05/07/2019: TBA

  • 05/14/2019: TBA

  • 05/21/2019: TBA

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Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn educational events are held the fourth Wednesday of the month (January thru October) at 1 p.m. to provide learning opportunities to non-physician CTC team members such as nurse coordinators, floor nursing staff, medical assistants, pharmacy workers, MAPs, social work staff and dietitians. The topics presented include improving patient care, regulatory and administrative changes and transplant education. Suggestions from staff are used to determine topics. CEPTC education credits are provided when applicable. Topic suggestions may be submitted to Heidi Erb, Outreach Coordinator.Attendance for Lunch and Learn events is not open to the public. Contact Heidi Erb for the latest events listings.

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