IPTA Education Committee
Function: The Education Committee is responsible for expanding the Society's educational activities. Committee members are responsible for organizing the IPTA Congress Post Graduate Course and planning pediatric symposia at other meetings. They also make recommendations about the educational needs of the Society members.
|Chair||Rohit Kohli, Los Angeles, USA|
|Member||Sharon Bartosh, Madison, USA|
|Member||Christian Benden, Zurich, Switzerland|
|Member||David Briscoe, Boston, USA|
|Member||Blanche Chavers, Minneapolis, USA|
|Member||Andre Dick, Seattle, USA|
|Member||Evelyn Hsu, Seattle, USA|
|Member||Adam Putschoegl, Rochester, USA|
|Member||Janet Scheel, Washington, USA|
|Member||Katherine Twombley, Charleston, USA|
|Council Liaison||Lars Pape, Hannover, Germany|
The Education committee has already participated in the IPTA review of the UNOS parent material and is in the process of a survey related to the Postgraduate Course of the IPTA 9th Congress in order to inform further course development. The Education committee will be developing the curriculum for the IPTA Fellows meeting in November 2018 and the renamed postgraduate course “Foundations in Transplantation” for the IPTA 10th Congress in Vancouver in 2019. Other exciting initiatives will be forthcoming this Fall.