Penn Bioethics Seminar (PBS): Peter P. Reese, MD, PhD. "Progress and Pitfalls in the Domain of Kidney Transplant Allocation"
12:00pm - 1:00pm • Hybrid: 1402 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive (and via Zoom)
Progress and Pitfalls in the Domain of Kidney Transplant Allocation
Attending Physician, Renal Division, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Attending Physician, Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Department of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Peter Reese, MD, MSCE is a transplant nephrologist and epidemiologist. He cares for patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
His research focuses on: a) developing effective strategies to increase access to kidney transplantation, b) improving the process of selecting and caring for live kidney donors, c) determining outcomes of health policies on vulnerable populations with renal disease, including the elderly, and d) testing strategies to improve important health behaviors such as medication adherence. He directs Penn’s Center for Quality, Analytics and Research in Transplantation (PQART). He also chairs the Ethics Committee for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), which oversees organ allocation and transplant regulation in the United States.
More details to follow.
Streaming available via Zoom.