This masterclass will discuss the current issues relating to the equity in access to transplantation globally, and the potential interventions to address such gaps.
Director, Division of Transplantation
Director, Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program
Director, Transplant Analytics, Informatics & Quality
Director, UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dr. Locke is an abdominal transplant surgeon who specializes in innovative strategies for the transplantation of incompatible organs, disparities in access to and outcomes after solid organ transplantation, and transplantation of HIV-infected end-stage patients. Her research interests include complex statistical analysis and modeling of transplant outcomes and behavioral research focused on health disparities.
Director of Dialysis
Senior Staff Nephrologist
The Central Northern Renal and Transplantation Service at the Royal Adelaide Hospital
Based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Stephen McDonald is Director of Dialysis and a Senior Staff Nephrologist at The Central Northern Renal and Transplantation Service (based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital), and Clinical Director of Renal Services for the Country Health region of SA Health. He is Executive Officer of Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry and holds academic status as Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine of the University of Adelaide, and Principal Research Fellow in the SA Health and Medical Research Institute. He chairs the National Indigenous Kidney Transplant Taskforce, an outcome of the work done within the ANZDATA Registry in identifying barriers to waitlisting for patients.
He has overseen a number of changes to the Registry and operations. These include Registry-based trials, and the NZDATA Registry now hosts 4 ongoing trials across dialysis and transplantation
Welcome and introduction by the Chairs
Presentation: Improving equity and equality in access to transplantation in North America, Jayme Locke, USA
Live Q&A with Jayme Locke, USA
Presentation: Improving equity and equality in access to transplantation in Oceania, Stephen McDonald, Australia
Live Q&A with Stephen McDonald, Australia
Interactive panel discussion with audience participation led by the Chairs
Masterclass closing remarks