Junior Faculty Clinical Case Dilemmas Best Presentation AwardAWARD DETAILS:
To recognize the outstanding contributions by junior faculty and trainees, the ISHLT Junior Faculty and Trainees Council sponsors a session each year at the Annual Meeting entitled, . Cases are submitted during abstract submission (in the Case Reports category) by junior faculty and trainees, and the top abstracts from this category are selected for presentation in the session. Expert senior clinicians are invited to discuss the intricacies of these cases and share clinical pearls. At the conclusion of the session, the best case presentation is selected by a panel of judges and the presenter is awarded complimentary registration to the next ISHLT Annual Meeting.2017 RECIPIENT:
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Case Report Title: "Donor-derived transmission of hepatitis C in a hepatitis C-naÔve heart transplant recipient treated with a pan-genotypic agent with 12-week sustained virologic response: viral kinetics and implications for expanded donor availability"
Presentation Title: "Doing Your Best to Keep the Germs Away"
2016 Yasufumi Goda, MD"Bilateral Living-Donor Lobar Lung Transplantation Using Right to Left Inverted Lobar Transplantation and Sparing Native Right Upper Lobe in a Patient with Undersized Donor Lungs"
2015 Ankit Bharat, MD"Autoantibodies Against Lung Tissue Can Cause Hyper Acute as Well as Acute Antibody Mediated Rejection Following Lung Transplantation"
2014 Lauren Sacha"Carfilzomib for Refractory Antibody Mediated Rejection and Allosensitization in Heart Transplantation"
2013 Mustafa Ahmed, MD"Rapid Respiratory Failure after Heart Transplant"
2012 Erin Albers, MD"Ventricular Dysfunction after Pediatric Heart Transplant: Itís Not Always Rejection!"
2011 Michelle M. Kittleson, MD, PhD"Managing the Threat of Donor-Transmitted Amoebic Encephalitis in a Heart Transplant Recipient"