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Pathways to Liver Transplantation & Living Donation - Ottawa

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Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

200 Coventry Road

Room 201

Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3

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Free Education Series for Patients & Families

About this Event

Are you considering a liver transplant? Do you have questions about life after transplant or living donation? Would you like to connect with others on the same journey? Join the Ottawa Hospital and the Centre for Living Organ Donation at UHN Transplant for this interactive seminar.

What will be covered?

  • Trends in Liver Disease and Treatment Options
  • Deceased Organ Donation vs. Living Organ Donation
  • Life After Transplant
  • Living Donor Assessment Process
  • Liver Recipient & Living Donor Experience
  • Questions and Answers

Who should attend?

  • Patients on liver transplant waitlist
  • Friends and family of individuals with advanced liver disease
  • People exploring living liver donation
  • GI, hepatology and transplant staff and clinicians
  • Community leaders interested in learning about improving access to liver transplant

Speakers

  • Dr. Nazia Selzner, Medical Director of Living Liver Donor Program at UHN.
  • Dr. Thomas Shaw-Stiffel, Hepatology, Ottawa Hospital
  • Zubaida Mohamed, Living Donor Coordinator, UHN Transplant Program.
  • Dr. Cynthia Tsien, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Clinician-Investigator, Gastroenterology, University of Ottawa
  • Sinthu Srikanthan, social worker, Transplant Program at UHN
  • Jenn Bruno, living liver donor
  • Tony Pasqua, transplant recipient.

Agenda

  • 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM – Informal Networking & Light Refreshments
  • 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM – Presentations & Discussion

Registration

Space is limited. Advance registration required. Please click button above.

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