Presentations

  1. American Transplant Congress 2013, Seattle, WA. "Aggregate annual health care expenditures associated with lung transplantation in the United States: 1988-2011." May 18-22, 2013.

  2. American Transplant Congress 2013, Seattle, WA. "The rationale for, and the economic implications associated with, extending Medicare coverage to kidney transplant recipients who lack insurance coverage." May 18-22, 2013.

  3. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions 2013, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Aggregate annual health care expenditures associated with heart transplantation in the United States: 1980-2011. April 24-27, 2013.

  4. Transplantation: Part of the Fabric of America: A Kaleidoscopic View of Everyday Psychosocial and Ethical Challenges in Transplantation, Montefiore Einstein Center for Transplantation, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY. "Why We Shouldn't Ignore the Obvious When it Comes to Health Care Reform and Transplantation." December 2, 2011 (Invited lecture).

  5. Texas Transplantation Society 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX. "The Future of Health Care: What it All Comes Down To, and What it Means for Transplantation." July 23, 2011 (The Ernest Hodge, MD, Lecture).

  6. Preventive Medicine 2011, San Antonio, Texas. "The Dogma of Comparative Effectiveness Research." February 19, 2011 (Invited presentation).

  7. American Society of Nephrology, Renal Week: 43rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Exposition, Denver, CO. "Lifetime payment for immunosuppression after kidney transplantation." November 20, 2010. (Invited presentation).

  8. American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO), 56th Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. "The future impact of healthcare reform in the United States and the regulatory climate on medical device innovation." May 27, 2010. (Invited presentation).

  9. American Transplant Congress 2010, San Diego, CA. "Health care reform: Erosion or empowerment." May 4, 2010. (Invited presentation).

  10. American Transplant Congress 2010, San Diego, CA. Variation in access to the liver transplant waiting list in the United States. Mathur AK, Ashby VB, Fuller D, Zhang M, Evans RW, Port FK, Wolfe RA, Merion RM, Leichtman AB, Kalbfleisch J., May 1-5, 2010.

  11. American Transplant Congress 2010, San Diego, CA. "Liver transplant wait-listing rates have declined in the MELD era." Mathur AK, Ashby VB, Fuller D, Zhang M, Evans RW, Port FK, Wolfe RA, Merion RM, Leichtman AB, Kalbfleisch J. May 1-5, 2010.

  12. International Transplant Nurses Society Annual Symposium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Ethnocentrism is an Unacceptable Rationale for Health Care Policy: A Critique of Transplant Tourism Position Statements," September 24-26, 2009. (Invited presentation).

  13. International Transplant Nurses Society Annual Symposium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, "The Economics of Transplantation Given Uncertain Times and Challenging Circumstances: An International Perspective," September 24-26, 2009. (Invited presentation).

  14. National Research Council, "Stop Making Sense: The Perilous Future of Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices," Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Februrary 20, 2009. (Invited presentation).

  15. Cardiac Sciences Program, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, "Stop Making Sense: The Perilous Future of Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices," Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Februrary 18, 2009. (Invited presentation).

  16. 8th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium, The High Risk Recipient, American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Marco Island, Florida, "Risky Business: Should Transplant Outcomes be Risk Adjusted: Con," January 25-27, 2008. (Invited presentation).

  17. 2007 Organ Donation Congress, 9th International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement & 6th International Transplant Coordinators Society, Philadelphia, PA, "Transplant Tourism as a Special Case of Medical Tourism, November 11-14, 2007. (Invited presentation).

  18. 21st Century Treatment of Heart Failure: Synchronizing Surgical and Medical Therapies for Better Outcomes, Cleveland Clinic Kaufman Center for Heart Failure, The American College of Cardiology Foundation, and The American Association of Thoracic Surgery, Cleveland, Ohio, "50 Years Later…Where Are All the Patients, What Is the Fate of the Industry, and Where is the Funding?," October 18-20, 2007. (Invited presentation).

  19. 4th Congress of the International Pediatric Transplantation Association, Cancun, Mexico, "Decision Making for Retransplantation in Children with Documented Non-compliance," March 17-21, 2007. (Invited presentation).

  20. Practice of Transplant Administration, Transplant Management Group (TMG), San Diego, CA, "Leadership in Transplant Centers: If You've Got to Tell Me You're a Leader, You Ain't One," October 16-17, 2006. (Invited presentation).

  21. Global Conference on Heart Health & Disease, International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, Winnipeg, Manitoba, "How Can We Afford Health Care in the Future," October 12-15, 2006. (Invited presentation).

  22. Clinical Trials Symposium: Study Design and End-points, American Society of Transplantation, Rosemont, IL, "Flawed Logic, Faulty Methods, and An Archaic Process: Why "Research" is Worthless More Often Than Not," September 29-30, 2006. (Invited presentation).

  23. Confronting Reality: Ethnicity and Diversity Issues in Transplantation, Socioeconomic Barriers to Solid Organ Transplantation, National Kidney Foundation, Chicago, IL, "Socioeconomic Barriers to Solid Organ Transplantation: The Role of Race / Ethnicity, Income, and Insurance," April 22, 2006. (Invited presentation).

  24. Annual Meeting, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Madrid, Spain, "Save a Life or Shave a Second: When Millions ($) Make a Difference: Technological Excellence versus Economic Reality," April 5-8, 2006. (Invited presentation).

  25. Retransplantation Conference, American Society of Transplant Surgeons and American Society of Transplantation, Atlanta, GA, "Compliance versus Adherence: The Clinical and Ethical Implications of Social Value Judgments," March 7-8, 2006. (Invited presentation).

  26. Brain Injury Business Practices College, Brain Injury Association of America, San Antonio, TX, "Random Reflections on Health Care in America: Time Well Wasted? December 12-14, 2005. (Invited presentation).

  27. End-of-Life Care and Extraordinary Measures: The Surgeon's Role, Timpanogos Surgery Club, Sundance, UT, "The Economics and Opportunity Costs Associated with End-of-Life Care, September 30 – October, 2, 2005. (Invited presentation).

  28. Diversity and Disparity in Solid Organ Transplantation: Bench to Bedside, Facts and Solutions, American Society of Transplantation, Washington, D.C., "Socioeconomic Barriers to Solid Organ Transplantation: Is Race / Ethnicity Really an Issue?" September 21-22, 2005. (Invited presentation).

  29. ROSE 2005 Seminar, ING Re, Minneapolis, MN, "Is Less Medicine Better Health Care?" July 31 – August 2, 2005. (Invited presentation).

  30. Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, "The Thrill is Gone: Lessons Learned as Transplantation Has Matured," July 13, 2005. (Invited presentation).

  31. IRSG 40th Anniversary Conference, Insurance Rehabilitation Study Group (IRSG), Chicago, IL, "What Good is Health Care? A Curmudgeon's Lament, May 1-4, 2005. (Invited presentation).

  32. Pursuing Excellence: Multidisciplinary Trends in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, "Are Financial Incentives for Organ Donation as Objectionable as They Appear," The Keynote Address, April 14, 2005. (Invited presentation).

  33. UNOS Transplant Management Forum, United Network for Organ Sharing, Memphis, TN, "The Thrill is Gone: Lessons Learned as Transplantation Has Matured from Adolescence into Adulthood," April 11-13, 2005. (Invited presentation).

  34. Workshop for Financial Coordinators, Transplant Financial Coordinators Association, Los Angeles, CA, "A Heretic's Lament Concerning the Dubious Nature of Transplant Economics," The Keynote Address, February 16-18, 2005. (Invited presentation).

  35. The Michigan Conference on Organ Donation, "Focusing on Initiatives to Increase Organ Donation," The International Association for Organ Donation, Dearborn, MI, "Valuable Considerations Versus Financial Incentives to Stimulate Organ Donation," April 22, 2004. (Invited presentation).

  36. Economics of Transplantation, American Society of Transplantation, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, "Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: Long-Term Financial Implications." April 15-16, 2004 (Invited presentation).

  37. Economics of Transplantation, American Society of Transplantation, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, "Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: Cost, Charges, and Reimbursement." April 15-16, 2004 (Invited presentation).

  38. Issues in Transplantation and Organ Procurement, Tennessee Donor Services, New Mexico Donor Services, and New Mexico Nurses Association, Nashville, TN, "Empty Promises and False Hope: A Critical Appraisal of International Efforts to Procure Donor Organs." May 1-2, 2003 (Invited plenary session presentation).

  39. 6th Congress of the International Xenotransplantation Association, Chicago, IL, "Xenoeconomics," October 1, 2001.

  40. 47th Annual Conference of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, New York, NY, "Societal Impact of End-Stage Heart Failure," June 7, 2001.

  41. Tenth Anniversary of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center, Nashville, TN, "Money for Nothing: The Outcomes Aren't Free," December 1, 1999.

  42. Health Care Financing Administration, Transplant Center Criteria Town Hall Meeting, Baltimore, MD, "Risk in Relationship to Outcomes: The Case Against Organ Transplantation," December 1, 1999.

  43. Standards for Economic and Outcomes Studies in Transplantation, Coronado, CA, "Conflict of Interest and Ethical Standards Between Investigators and Sponsors in Economic Studies," October 15, 1999.

  44. Heart Failure Summit, Cleveland, OH, "The Economic Impact of 'High Tech' Medical and Surgical Therapies for Heart Failure: How Will We Ration?" October 1, 1999.

  45. Rochester Elderhostel Chapter, Rochester, MN, "Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation: A Heretic's Lament," July 19, 1999.

  46. American Society of Transplantation Winter Symposium, Kapalua, HI, "Economic Impact of Graft Dysfunction," January 15, 1999.

  47. Organ Transplants: Issues and Answers, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA, "The Issue of Organ Availability and Allocation: The Problems of Fair Distribution and Access," November 7, 1998.

  48. 7th Annual Meeting of the European Intestinal Transplantation Study Group/ 1000 Liver Transplants at Clinique St. Luc, Brussels, Belgium, "Cost Containment and Managed Care in Liver Transplantation," October 31, 1998.

  49. Mayo Clinic Liver Transplantation Retreat, Owatonna, Minnesota, "Cost Effectiveness and Maintaining Quality Care While Promoting Academic and Technologic Advances," September 12, 1998.

  50. XVII World Congress of The Transplantation Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, "How Dangerous Are Financial Incentives to Obtain Organs?" July 17, 1998.

  51. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Guest Lecturer at Transplant and Patient Care Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, "Economic Issues in Transplantation: Reflections on the Foolhardy," April 28, 1998.

  52. 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Instructional Course Lecture, New Orleans, Louisiana, "What Do Purchasers Expect?," March 21, 1998.

  53. Joint OECD-New York Academy of Sciences Meeting on Transplantation Biotechnology: A Workshop on International Issues Including the Use of Non-Human Cells, Tissues, and Organs, New York, New York, "Xenopathology 101," March 20, 1998.

  54. New Dimensions in Transplantation: Weaving the Future, Novartis Pharma AG, Florence, Italy, "Dreaming of the Future While Being Stagnated in the Past," February 19, 1998.

  55. American Association for the Advancement of Sciences Annual Meeting and Scientific Innovation Exposition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "Innovation and Constraint: The Tenuous Future of Heart Replacement Devices," February 17, 1998.

  56. Developing U.S. Public Health Service Policy in Xenotransplantation, Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Health Resources and Services Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, "Xenopathology 101," January 22, 1998.

  57. Medical Case Management: Integrating Quality and Cost, Contemporary Forums, San Francisco, California, "Integrating Quality and Economics in Health Care," November 1997.

  58. The Future of Health Quality and Outcomes, Institute for Alternative Futures, Washington, D.C., "Myth and Reality: Quality in the Information Age," October 10, 1997.

  59. Balancing Xenomania & Xenophobia: Social and Ethical Issues in Xenotransplantation, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, "Economic and Social Implications of Xenotransplantation," September 27, 1997.

  60. Renal Transplantation and Nephrology Symposium, Medical University of South Carolina, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, "Ethical, Economic, and Social Issues Related to Liver Transplantation in the 21st Century," September 13, 1997.

  61. Transplantation Symposium Lecture Series, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, "Ethical, Economic, and Social Issues Related to Liver Transplantation in the 21st Century," September 12, 1997.

  62. Transplantation Symposium Lecture Series, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, "An Economic Analysis of Kidney Transplantation: Managed Care Considerations," September 11, 1997.

  63. Enhancing Transplantation in Medicine in the United States, Institute of Medicine, Washington, D.C., "Organ Transplant Policy: What Do Surgeons, Ethicists, and Hemorrhoids Have in Common?" July 17, 1997.

  64. 29th International Conference on Transplantation and Clinical Immunology, Marcel Merieux Foundation, Lyon, France, "Retransplantation: Is the Trouble Worth the Effort?" June 11, 1997.

  65. Financial Barriers to Transplantation Workgroup, National Policy Forum on Marrow Donation and Transplantation, Health Resources and Services Administration, Division of Transplantation, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C., "A Comparative Perspective on Solid Organ Transplantation," June 3, 1997.

  66. Contemporary Issues in Palliative Care: Pain and Symptom Management in Advanced Cancer and Other Illness, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Orlando, Florida, "Dying to Understanding the Quality of Life," May 17, 1997.

  67. 16th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Physicians, Chicago, Illinois, "Retailing Transplantation: Have We Been Screwed Yet?" May 13, 1997.

  68. Controversies in Liver Transplantation, Fairfax Hospital Transplant Center, Arlington, Virginia, "Ethical, Economic, and Social Issues Related to Liver Transplantation in the 21st Century," May 9, 1997.

  69. 5th Annual UNOS Transplant Management Forum: Meeting the Challenges of Health Care 2000, United Network for Organ Sharing, Tempe, Arizona, "Retailing Transplantation: Are We Getting Screwed Yet?" April 27, 1997.

  70. New Issues in Organ Transplantation, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, "Transplant Economics," April 26, 1997.

  71. Information Systems Department Seminar, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "Health Services Evaluation at Mayo," April 16, 1997.

  72. Cost Effective Use of Organ Transplantation, National Managed Health Care Congress, Washington, D.C., "Pricing Transplant Services in an Increasingly Competitive Marketplace," February 14, 1997.

  73. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, San Francisco, California, "Promoting Quality or Cutting Costs: What IS the Third Party Payer's Perspective on Outcomes?" February 13, 1997.

  74. DCI Donor Services Winter Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, "The Arithmetic of Donor Liver Allocation," February 8, 1997.

  75. Board of Governors Retreat, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, "AAMC and MEDPAR Comparisons and Analysis," January 4, 1997.

  76. Transplant Coordinators Conference, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Chicago, Illinois, "Improving Patient Outcomes After Transplantation," October 18, 1996.

  77. New Strategies for Cost-Effective Use of Organ Transplantation in a Managed Care Environment, National Managed Health Care Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, "Pricing Transplant Services in an Increasingly Competitive Marketplace," October 17, 1996.

  78. Heart Failure Summit, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, Placing Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Support Into a Socioeconomic Perspective, October 11, 1996.

  79. Scientific Conference on the Design and Execution of Outcomes Research and Cost-Effectiveness Studies in Cardiology, American Heart Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "What is Outcomes Research?" October 3, 1996.

  80. Texas Transplantation Society 8th Annual Meeting, South Padre Island, Texas, "Donor Selection Controversies," June 29, 1996.

  81. CUF Hospital 2nd Medical Seminar, CUF Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal, "The Inevitability of Health Care Resource Allocation and Rationing," June 22, 1996.

  82. CUF Hospital 2nd Medical Seminar, CUF Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal, "Economic Efficiency in the Delivery of Hospital Services," June 21, 1996.

  83. Pediatric Organ Transplantation, 16th Sigrid Juselius International Symposium, Sigrid Juselius Foundation, Helsinki, Finland, "Cost-Benefit and Quality of Life After Transplantation," June 7, 1996.

  84. Critical Issues for an Evolving System of Healthcare in Puerto Rico, Bristol-Myers Squibb Puerto Rico, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Rico, "Pharmacoeconomics: Are Credibility and Product Promotion Ethically Compatible?" May 31, 1996.

  85. Transplantation in the 21st Century, Henry Ford Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, "Donor Organ Allocation: Maximizing Outcomes and Minimizing Expenditures," May 10, 1996.

  86. American Healthcare: A Seminar on Issues and Perspectives, Mayo Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, "Does Mayo Offer Quality at a Competitive Price?" April 29, 1996.

  87. Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation Grand Rounds, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, "Against All Odds: Can Academic Medical Centers Successfully Compete?" April 25, 1996.

  88. Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation Transplant Seminar, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, "A Tarnished Image: Is Transplantation Worth the Trouble?" April 24, 1996.

  89. 16th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, New York, New York, "LVADs: Permanent Implants Vs. Bridge to Transplant--Is Either Cost Effective?" March 18, 1996.

  90. Leadership 2000 Class, Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce, Rochester, Minnesota, "Health Care Economics--The Tension Between Limited Resources and Unlimited Demands," March 14, 1996.

  91. 2nd International Conference on New Trends in Clinical and Experimental Immunosuppression, Fresenius AG, Fujisawa GmbH, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Sandoz Pharma Ltd, Sangstat Medical Corporation, Geneva, Switzerland, "Pharmacoeconomics of Immunosuppression," February 18, 1996.

  92. National Contract Network Transplantation Conference, Kaiser Permanente, Birmingham, Alabama, "Transplant Centers of Excellence Network Contracting," January 24, 1996.

  93. Transplantation, New York 1995, 5th Annual Postgraduate Course, New York University, New York, New York, "Cost of Transplantation," November 29, 1995.

  94. 13th Biennial Great Lakes Regional Conference: Prevention Strategies for Cardiovascular Diseases. Rochester, Minnesota, "What Are Practice Guidelines and Outcome Measures?" October 19, 1995.

  95. Guidelines for Market Approval of Support Devices, FDA and Society for Thoracic Surgeons, Washington, D.C., "Impact of Quality of Life in Health Policy Decision-Making," October 14, 1995.

  96. 3rd World Conference on Surgical Efficiency and Economy, Schlewsig-Holstein, University of Kiel, International Society of Surgeons, German Society of Surgery and Professional Board of German Surgeons, Kiel, Germany, "Advantages and Disadvantages of a Market-Orientated System," September 13, 1995.

  97. International Forum on Transplant Ethics, National Health Services Trust, Oxford, England, "Financial and Outcome Considerations Relative to Organ Transplantation," July 6, 1995.

  98. Conference on Xenograft Transplantation: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine, Washington, D.C., "Economic Impact of Xenograft Transplantation: Lessons From Heart Transplantation," June 26, 1995.

  99. Banking Issues for the Health Care Industry Conference, Bank Administration Institute Foundation, New York, New York, "Economics and Implications of Market-Driven Health Care Reform," June 26, 1995.

  100. INTERRA Reinsurance Group Meeting, London, England, "An Overview of Transplantation," June 16, 1995.

  101. 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, "Is FK-506 a Less Expensive Alternative to Cyclosporine in Liver Transplantation?" May 18, 1995.

  102. 14th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Physicians, Chicago, Illinois, "A New Approach to the Pharmacoeconomic Analysis of Immunosuppressive Agents," May 16, 1995.

  103. 11th Annual Spring Conference of the Southeast Minnesota Chapter of the American Nephrology Nurses Association, Rochester, Minnesota, "Rationing Health Care," May 12, 1995.

  104. Issues in Transplantation and Organ Procurement '95, Tennessee Donor Services, Vanderbilt Transplant Center, and National Kidney Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee, "Economics of Transplantation in Managed Care," May 4, 1995.

  105. Spring Meeting of the British Transplantation Society. University of Manchester, Manchester, England, "The Economics of Transplantation," April 13, 1995.

  106. The Fifteenth Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, San Francisco, California, "Economics of Heart Transplantation," April 7, 1995.

  107. The Fifteenth Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, San Francisco, California, "Heart Transplantation and Managed Care: Current Realities and Future Directions," April 6, 1995.

  108. Health Services Research and Development Career Development Awardees Conference, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C., "Health Services Research: The Limitations of a Clinical Approach," March 2, 1995.

  109. Minnesota Component of the American Society of Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Bloomington, Minnesota, "Severity of Illness Indices," February 25, 1995.

  110. American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, "Medical Innovation in a Managed Care Environment," February 19, 1995.

  111. Transplantation Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "The Changing Economics of Transplantation," February 2, 1995.

  112. Transplantation Research Conference, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, "Liver Transplantation in the Managed Care Environment," December 8, 1994.

  113. The Management of Long-Term Complications in the Liver Transplant Recipients, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and International Liver Transplantation Society, Chicago, Illinois, "Social, Vocational, and Financial Consequences of Liver Transplantation," November 11, 1994.

  114. Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "Economic Outcomes in Surgery," November 5, 1994.

  115. American College of Physicians Minnesota Chapter Scientific Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "Severity of Illness Indices for Inpatient and Outpatient," November 4, 1994.

  116. Mayo Clinic Surgical Society, Rochester, Minnesota, "Can Mayo Compete in a Managed Care Environment: Some Surgical Examples," October 17, 1994.

  117. 80th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, Postgraduate Course on Diseases of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas, Chicago, Illinois, "An Economic Analysis of Liver Transplantation," October 11, 1994.

  118. Criteria for Resource Allocation, World Congresses of Gastroenterology, Congress of Gastroenterology, Congress of Digestive Endoscopy, and Congress of Colo-Proctology, Los Angeles, California, "Liver Transplantation: Ethical Considerations in a World with Finite Resources and Exploding Demand," October 7, 1994.

  119. First Annual Conference on Trends and Perspectives for Health Insurers Providing Human Organ and Tissue Transplant Benefits, INTERRA/TAG HOIT Reinsurance Underwriting Symposium, Indianapolis, Indiana, "An Overview of Organ Transplantation," October 3, 1994.

  120. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1994 Fall Meeting, Newport, Rhode Island, "Introduction to Medical Effectiveness," September 25, 1994.

  121. Tenth Annual ROSE Seminar and Medical Directors Workshop, Northwestern National Life and Minnesota Medical Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "Future of Solid Organ Transplantation," August 10, 1994.

  122. Medical Technology and Health Reform: How Will Coverage Decisions Be Made? National Health Policy Forum, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., "The Incorporation of Medical Technologies Into Standard Health Care Benefit Packages: Issues Relative to Managed Care," May 19, 1994.

  123. Integrating Community Healthcare: The Laboratory's Role, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "A Look Ahead: Using Outcomes to Manage Patient Care," May 18, 1994.

  124. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis: A Look to the Future, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "Quality of Life," May 12, 1994.

  125. 15th Annual Practice of Internal Medicine - 1994, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "Practice Guidelines and Outcome-Based Measurement," May 9, 1994.

  126. Board of Directors Meeting, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Rosemont, Illinois, "Orientation to Medical Outcome Activities," May 6, 1994.

  127. Tough Decisions--High Tech Medicine: Who Decides? Who Pays? Who Benefits?, Memorial Blood Center of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "Medical Decision Making: Use of New and Evolving Treatment Strategies," May 2, 1994.

  128. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, San Francisco, California, "Is There a Future for TAH/VADs?" April 15, 1994.

  129. Progress in Transplantation: Innovations for Success, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., "Legislative, Economic, and Social Aspects of Transplantation," April 9, 1994.

  130. Third Annual Spring Clinical Nephrology Meetings, National Kidney Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, "Financial Incentives for Donors? — Is It An Option?" April 8, 1994.

  131. Symposium on Health Economics, 14th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Venice, Italy, "Cost Comparisons and Discrepancies," March 25, 1994.

  132. 44th Annual Convention of the American Medical Student Association, Arlington, Virginia, "Can We Afford Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation in the 90s," March 18, 1994.

  133. The Social and Economic Consequences of Coronary Bypass Surgery in the Elderly. Coronary Bypass Surgery in the Elderly, University School of Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, "When Does the Cost of Living Exceed the Return on Our Investment?" March 10, 1994.

  134. Third International Transplant Nurse's Society Symposium and General Assembly, San Francisco, California, "Transplantation in the '90s: Where Are We Headed?" February 18, 1994.

  135. Annual Meeting of the Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of Health Resources and Services Administration, Washington, D.C., "Should There Be a Limited Number of Transplant Centers?" February 16, 1994.

  136. 26th Annual Meeting of the Society of Nephrology, Boston, Massachusetts, "Normalizing the Hemtocrit (HCT) in Hemodialysis Patients (HDP) with EPO Improves Quality of Life (Q/L) Is Safe," November 15, 1993, Eschbach, J.W., Glenny, R., Robertson, T., Guthrie, M., Rader, B., Evans, R., Chandler, W., Davidson., Easterling, T., Denney, J., Schneider, G.

  137. Recent Advances and New Challenges in Organ Transplantation, Hospital Notre Dame, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, "Aspects of Economics," November 12, 1993.

  138. Liver Transplantation - A Prairie Perspective, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, "Economics of Liver Transplantation," October 22-23, 1993.

  139. 2nd Congress of the International Liver Transplantation Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Liver Transplantation: Supply, Demand, and Economics," October 7, 1993.

  140. Mayo Clinic Hepatology Update-1993, Rochester, Minnesota, "Cost-Effective Use of Liver Transplantation," September 10, 1993.

  141. Second International Congress of the Society for Organ Sharing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, "Tough Choices: The Who, How and Why of Resource Allocation," July 4, 1993.

  142. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinical Conference, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "Outcomes Assessment and Continuous Improvement," June 22, 1993.

  143. UNOS Region 7 Clinical Transplant Forum, Rochester, Minnesota, "Economic Aspects of Transplantation," May 13, 1993.

  144. Monthly Meeting of the Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Rochester, Minnesota, "Integrated Service Networks: Minimum Benefit Package," May 11, 1993.

  145. 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, New Orleans, Louisiana, "Transplantation, The Next 10 Years," April 29-May 1, 1993.

  146. Barriers to Transplantation Access: Ethical Considerations From a Southwestern Perspective, Southwest Organ Bank, Dallas, Texas, "Is Transplantation Too Expensive for Society to Support?" April 29-May 1, 1993.

  147. Mayo Nurses' Seminar, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "A Review of Organ Transplantation," April 28, 1993.

  148. Grand Rounds, Loeb Medical Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, "Health Services Research: Why Is Clinical Importance Confused With Social Insignificance?" April 23, 1993.

  149. Immunosuppressive Drug Development and Transplantation Science Course, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, "Cost-Effectiveness Issues in Transplantation: Procedures and Drugs," April 16, 1993.

  150. Managed Health Care Conference, Boehringer Ingelheim, Phoenix, Arizona, "Health Care Reform: Political Rhetoric, Marketing Hype, Or Systemic Misdiagnosis?" February 18, 1993.

  151. Solid Organ Transplantation, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, "Economic Issues in Transplantation," February 3, 1993.

  152. Annual Meeting of the New England Organ Bank, Cambridge, Massachusetts, "Findings from the National Cooperative Transplantation Study," November 2, 1992.

  153. Administrative Conference, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "Socioeconomic Aspects of Health Care," October 26, 1992.

  154. 21st Annual Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Meeting, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, "Selected Issues in Organ Procurement and Transplantation," October 17, 1992.

  155. Grand Rounds, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "The Practical Utility of Cost-Outcome Analysis," October 14, 1992.

  156. Department of Health Sciences Research Seminar, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "Clinical and Statistical Concerns Related to the Publication of Institution-Specific Transplantation Outcome Data," October 6, 1992.

  157. 5th Biennial Transplant Symposium, Midwest Organ Bank, Wichita, Kansas, "Organ Procurement in An Era of Resource Constraint," September 18, 1992.

  158. Trans-Atlantic Renal Council, First Annual Statewide Renal Symposium, Eatontown, New Jersey, "Outcome Variations in Transplantation," September 16, 1992.

  159. XIVth International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Paris, France, "Is Retransplantation Cost-Effective?" August 16-21, 1992.

  160. XIVth International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Paris, France, "Estimates of Organ-Specific Donor Availability for the United States," August 16 21, 1992.

  161. Education Symposium, U.S. Olympic Transplant Games, Los Angeles, California, "Rehabilitation Post-Renal Transplantation," July 17, 1992.

  162. Multiple Organ Retrieval and Exchange Program of Ontario Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Economics of Transplantation: A Global Perspective," June 5, 1992.

  163. Sandoz Advisor's Transplantation Workshop, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, "Intermediate Endpoints in Human Transplantation: Quality of Life," April 27, 1992.

  164. The Critical Difference--Just One Donor, LifeGift Organ Donation Center of North Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, "The National Cooperative Transplantation Study," April 22, 1992.

  165. Sixth Annual Conference of the Society of Heart Transplant Social Workers, Portland, Oregon, "A Summary of the Results of the National Cooperative Transplantation Study," September 25-29, 1991.

  166. Organ Procurement: Supply, Demand, and Ethics, Ethics and Social Impact Committee of the Transplant and Health Policy Center, Dearborn, Michigan, "Need, Demand, and Supply in Organ Transplantation," September 23-24, 1991.

  167. 39th Meeting of the Japanese College of Cardiology, Kobe, Japan, "The Benefits and Costs of Heart Transplantation," September 12-14, 1991.

  168. Evaluating the Safety and Economic Performance of Marketed Biotechnology Therapies, Drug Information Association, Seattle, Washington, "The Measurement of Quality of Life: Applications to Biotechnology," August 11-13, 1991.

  169. Seventh Annual ROSE Seminar, Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "Cost of Health Care: Where Is It Going and What Are We Doing?" July 28-31, 1991.

  170. Southern California Scientific Meeting of the American College of Physicians, Los Angeles, California, "The Economic and Ethical Issues Impacting Organ Transplantation," June 7-8, 1991.

  171. Quality of Life After Open Heart Surgery, University School of Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, "Psychosocial Aspects of Heart Transplantation," May 16-18, 1991.

  172. 37th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, Chicago, Illinois, "Ethical Issues in Cardiac Replacement Therapy," April 25-27, 1991.

  173. Staff Seminar, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professionals, Boston, Massachusetts, "The Value of Life Extended," April 25, 1991.

  174. The Challenge of Organ Transplantation: Clinical and Socio-Economic Implications, SANUS Corporation Health Systems, New York, New York, "Organ Transplantation Socioeconomics," April 24, 1991.

  175. 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, Paris, France, "Cost and Competency Issues in Cardiac Transplantation," April 7-9, 1991.

  176. Critical Issues for HMO Managers Part I: Technology Assessment and Coverage Decisions, Group Health Association of America, Washington, D.C., "Ethical Considerations for HMO Medical Decision-Makers," February 21-23, 1991.

  177. Annual Meeting of the Division of Organ Transplantation, Health Resources and Services Administration, Arlington, Virginia, "HCFA/UNOS Transplant Cost and Center Effect Studies," February 11-12, 1991.

  178. Issues for the Future: A Forum for Government and Industry, Battelle-Seattle Research Center, Seattle, Washington, "Health Care Technology, The Future of Medicine, and Individual Responsibility," February 11, 1991.

  179. Erythropoietin 1991: Biology, Clinical Use, and Impact on Patients: An International Symposium, Nashville, Tennessee, "The Effect of Erythropoietin on the Quality of Life," February 8-9, 1991.

  180. Cost-Benefit Advisory Committee Meeting, New York, New York, "Cost-Effectiveness of Immunosuppressive Therapy in Transplantation," January 22, 1991.

  181. The Employee Benefits Planning Association of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle, Washington, "A General Overview of the Current Status of Organ Transplantation," January 18, 1991.

  182. Forum on Health Care: Where Do We Go From Here?, Medical Legal Society of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, "Accountability and Administrative Fairness,?" November 16, 1990.

  183. Forum on Health Care: Where Do We Go From Here?, Medical Legal Society of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, "Valuing Human Life: Is It Inevitable?" November 15, 1990.

  184. Current Challenges in Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "Cost of Transplantation," November 10, 1990.

  185. Utah Cardiac Transplant Program Third Annual Symposium on Cardiac Transplantation, Salt Lake City, Utah, "The Ethics and Economics of Cardiac Transplantation," October 18, 1990.

  186. Fifth Eugene Meeting of Oregon's Renal Care Community, Eugene, Oregon, "Quality of Life: Dialysis and Transplant Patients," October 12, 1990.

  187. Current Issues in Organ Transplantation Symposium, Mercy Hospital Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa, "Cost-Effectiveness of Organ Transplantation," October 10, 1990.

  188. Seventh Annual International Psychonephrology Conference, San Francisco, California, "Quality of Life of Patients on EPO," October 5-7, 1990.

  189. 13th Annual Conference and Meeting of the National Renal Administrators Association, Washington, D.C., "Quality of Life in ESRD," September 12-15, 1990.

  190. 13th International Congress of the Transplantation Society, San Francisco, California, "The Center Effect in Kidney Transplantation," August 19-24, 1990.

  191. 13th International Congress of the Transplantation Society, San Francisco, California, "The Costs and Outcomes of Kidney Transplant Graft Failure," August 19-24, 1990.

  192. North American Transplantation Coordinators Organization Meeting, San Francisco, California, "The Economics of Transplantation," August 17, 1990.

  193. 29th Annual Meeting of the Eye Bank Association of America, Seattle, Washington, "Transplantation in the 90s," June 27-30, 1990.

  194. ACHE/ACMGA Health Services Management Seminar Series, Seattle, Washington, "Technological Change: Potential Scientific Innovation and Policy Implications for Health Care," June 7, 1990.

  195. Southwest Organ Bank Advisory Committee Meeting, El Paso, Texas, "The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network: Has It Achieved Its Promise?" May 5, 1990.

  196. Issues in Transplantation and Organ Procurement '90, Tennessee Donor Services and the Nashville Transplant Program, Nashville, Tennessee, "Rehabilitation: Quality of Life After Transplant: Vocational Rehabilitation," May 3-4, 1990.

  197. Issues in Transplantation and Organ Procurement '90, Tennessee Donor Services and the Nashville Transplant Program, Nashville, Tennessee, "Would You Do It Again?" May 3-4, 1990.

  198. Annual Meeting of the President's Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities, Washington, D.C., "Factors Affecting the Continued Employment and Reemployment of Individuals After the onset of Kidney Disease," May 2-4, 1990.

  199. Transplantation and Communications in the '90s and Beyond, Annenberg Washington Program, American Medical Association and the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences At Eisenhower, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "The Economics of Organ and Tissue Transplantation," April 22 25, 1990.

  200. Quality of Life Issues for Kidney Patients: the 1990s and Beyond, American Kidney Fund, Chicago, "Quality of Life: Operational Definition and Measurement," April 20, 1990.

  201. National Kidney Foundation's Fourth National Science Writers' Briefing, New York, New York, "The Need for Kidney Transplantation and the Supply of Donor Organs," March 26-27, 1990.

  202. John Hancock Health Insurance Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, "Organ Transplantation Centers of Excellence," March 20, 1990.

  203. Loma Linda International Conference on Pediatric Heart Transplantation, Palm Desert, California, "Can Society Afford Pediatric Heart Transplants?" March 11-14, 1990.

  204. Thoracic Organ Transplantation, Minneapolis Heart Institute and University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, "Socioeconomic Issues," February 28-March 3, 1990.

  205. New Approaches to Medical Technology Coverage, Health Insurance Association of America, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, "The Use of Centers of Excellence and Selective Coverage By Insurers," February 7-9, 1990.

  206. Staff Seminar, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, "Cost-Effectiveness in the Treatment of Cancer," January 31, 1990.

  207. Transplant Workshop, Institute of Medicine in connection with a Study of Medicare's End-Stage Renal Disease Program, Washington, D.C., "Rehabilitation and Renal Transplantation," December 13, 1989.

  208. 39th Annual Meeting of the National Kidney Foundation, Joint Session With the NKF Councils and Lay Volunteers, Washington, D.C., "Quality of Life," December 1, 1989.

  209. Seminar, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "Health Care Resource Allocation and Rationing Decisions," November 21, 1989.

  210. Forum on Health Care: Where Do We Go From Here?, Medical Legal Society of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, "Accountability and Administrative Fairness," November 16, 1989.

  211. Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "Technology Assessment: Principles, Practice, Methods, and Outcome," October 31, 1989.

  212. The Second Douglas T. Miller Symposium on Organ Procurement and Transplantation, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, "Quality of Life Following Organ Transplantation," October 12 and 13, 1989.

  213. Open Forum on Transplant Center Membership Criteria, National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "The Designation of Transplant Centers," October 10, 1989.

  214. Sandimmune Into the 90s, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Jersey, United Kingdom, "Quality of Life After Transplantation," October 3-5, 1989.

  215. Tokyo, Japan, "The Current Status of Organ Transplantation in the United States," September 26, 1989.

  216. Second Kobe Symposium on Brain Death and Organ Transplantation, Kobe, Japan, "Modern Dilemma of High-Tech Medicine," September 24, 1989.

  217. Second Kobe Symposium on Brain Death and Organ Transplantation, Kobe, Japan, "Cardiac Transplantation in the United States: Past, Present, and Future," September 23, 1989.

  218. Nursing and Operations Staff, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, "Quality of Life and Organ Transplantation," September 1, 1989.

  219. Nephrology Grand Rounds, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, "Factors Affecting the Quality of Life of Renal Failure Patients," September 1, 1989.

  220. Ethics, Justice, and Commerce in Transplantation: A Global View, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, "The Private Sector, vis-à-vis Government, in Future Funding," August 20-24, 1989.

  221. Board of Directors Meeting, National Marrow Donor Program, Sun River, Oregon, "Health Policy Issues for Unrelated Bone Marrow Transplants," June 23, 1989.

  222. 20th National Symposium of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association, Dallas, Texas, "Psychosocial Issues in Dialysis and Transplantation," May 19-22, 1989.

  223. Mid-America Transplant Association Third Annual Professional Education Symposium, St. Louis, Missouri, "Quality of Life and Transplantation," April 21, 1989.

  224. Issues in Transplantation and Organ Procurement '89,Tennessee Donor Services, Nashville Transplant Program, Nashville, Tennessee, "Ethics of Allocation of Scarce Resources," April 13-14, 1989.

  225. Issues in Transplantation and Organ Procurement '89, Tennessee Donor Services, Nashville Transplant Program, Nashville, Tennessee, "Effect of EPO on Adaptation to Dialysis," April 13-14, 1989.

  226. Three Years of the Organ Procurement Organization Grant Program: Results and Recommendations, Division of Organ Transplantation, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, "Organ Procurement and Transplantation in the Year 2000," April 6-7, 1989.

  227. The Critical Question: Patient Selection Criteria in Organ Transplantation, University of Michigan Transplant and Health Policy Center, Dearborn, Michigan, "Money Matters: Should Ability to Pay Ever Be a Consideration in Gaining Access to Transplantation," March 14-15, 1989.

  228. Plymouth Congregational Church, Seattle, Washington, "Organ Transplantation Today," March 5, 1989.

  229. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, San Antonio, Texas, "Correction of Anemia With Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (rhuepo) Enhances the Quality of Life of Hemodialysis Patients," December 12, 1988, Evans, R.W., Rader, B., Egrie, J., Eschbach, J.W., Adamson, J.W.

  230. Health Care Behavior, Organization and Financing I, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "Technology Assessment and Public Policy," November 22, 1988.

  231. Economic and Quality of Life Aspects of Organ Transplantation, British Columbia Transplant Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, "Quality of Life and Economic Impact in Organ Failure," November 18, 1988.

  232. Xenograft 25 International Meeting, Columbia University, New York, New York, "Feasibility of Xenotransplantation: Legal, Political and Economic Considerations," November 11 14, 1988.

  233. Third Annual Symposium on Critical Issues in Organ Transplantation, Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, "National Study: Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation," November 9-11, 1988.

  234. Group Officer Roundtable, Health Insurance Association of America, Palm Springs, California, "Social and Ethical Dimensions of Health Care Policy," November 6-9, 1988.

  235. Technology Management Conference, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago, Illinois, "Bone Marrow Transplant Registry: Implications for the Plans," October 31-November 28, 1988.

  236. Eleventh Annual Conference and Meeting of the National Renal Administrator's Association, Orlando, Florida, "Recombinant Human Erythropoietin in the Treatment of End-Stage Renal Disease," October 26-29, 1988.

  237. Sixth International Conference on Psychonephrology, Chicago, Illinois, "Effect of Erythropoietin on Adaptation to Dialysis," October 14-16, 1988.

  238. Psychological Research on Organ Donation, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, "Donor Organ Availability: A Mirage?" October 2-4, 1988.

  239. Dimensions in Dialysis '88, Portland, Oregon, "End-Stage Renal Disease: Quality of Life, Quality of Care," September 29-30, 1988.

  240. Council of Transplant and Donor Center Medical Directors, National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "Introduction of New High Technology, High Cost Procedures Into Health Care: Provision of Services for the Indigent," September 29-30, 1988.

  241. Fall Meeting of the North Pacific Society of Internal Medicine, Sun River, Oregon. "The Economics of Transplantation," September 9-10, 1988.

  242. ROSE Seminar, Northwestern National Life Insurance Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota, "Controversial Issues in Transplantation," July 24-28, 1988.

  243. The Economics and Management of OPO's, Association of Independent Organ Procurement Agencies, "Procurement in the Big Picture of Transplantation," June 16-17, 1988.

  244. From Congress to Media Relations Via Organ Transplants, Department of Health Services Seminar, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "Research and Public Health Policy," May 5, 1988.

  245. 19th Annual Symposium of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association, "Quality of Life Considerations in the Treatment of End-Stage Renal Disease: Transplantation, Dialysis and Erythropoietin," April 30-May 3, 1988.

  246. Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Council on Transplantation, Dallas, Texas, "The Quality of Life Outcomes of Renal Transplant Recipients: A Longitudinal Analysis," March 26, 1988.

  247. Organ Donation: The Gift of Life, St. Steven's Episcopal Church, Seattle, Washington, "Public Attitudes About Donation," March 10, 1988.

  248. Membership Meeting of the Chelan-Douglas County Medical Society, Wenatchee, Washington, "Economic Issues in Health Care Rationing," March 1, 1988.

  249. Heart Transplantation: Present Status and Future Approaches, Columbia University, National Visiting Council for the Health Sciences, New York, New York, "Resource Requirements for Cardiac Transplantation," December 9, 1987.

  250. Third International Symposium on Organ Procurement, Barcelona, Spain, "U.S. Public Opinion Concerning the Procurement and Distribution of Donor Organs," December 2-4, 1987, Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., and Foreign Relations Committee of the United Network for Organ Sharing.

  251. Seminar, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Applied to Organ Transplantation," December 1, 1987.

  252. Second International Congress on Cyclosporine, Washington, D.C., "Economic Impact of Cyclosporine in Transplantation," November 4-7, 1987.

  253. Heart Transplantation in Children, Pediatric Heart Institute, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "Ethical Issues in Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation," October 28-30, 1987.

  254. Seminar, Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, "Organ Transplants: An Overview," October 22, 1987.

  255. Second Annual Symposium, Critical Issues in Organ Transplantation, Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, "Organ Procurement: The Real Dilemma in Organ Transplantation," September 18-19, 1987.

  256. Fourth Annual Meeting of the Association for Health Services Research and the Foundation for Health Services Research, Chicago, Illinois, "Organ Transplantation: Policy, Research, and Problems," June 14-16, 1987.

  257. Annual Master's in Hospital Administration Alumni Association Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "Public Policy Issues in Health Care Technology," May 15, 1987.

  258. Wisconsin State Legislators, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, Madison, Wisconsin, "The Supply Side: Facilities and Personnel Requirements for Organ Transplant Programs," April 30-May 2, 1987.

  259. Wisconsin State Legislators, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, Madison, Wisconsin, "Financing Organ Transplants," April 30-May 2, 1987.

  260. Cost-Effectiveness of Pharmaceuticals, Annual Meeting of the International Health Economics and Management Conference, Munich, West Germany, "Transplantation, Dialysis, and Immunosuppressive Therapy," April 20-27, 1987.

  261. Health Policy Corporation of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa, "Organ Transplants--the Critical Issues," April 1, 1987.

  262. Annual Meeting of the American College of Cardiology, New Orleans, Louisiana, "Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Need, Supply, Complications, and Cost Considerations," March 8, 1987.

  263. Medicine and Society, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, "A Catastrophic Disease Perspective on Organ Transplantation," February 26 27, 1987.

  264. Grand Rounds, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, "Organ Transplants: Givings and Misgiving," January 23, 1987.

  265. Annual Meeting and Trade Show of the Ohio Health Maintenance Organization Association, Columbus, Ohio, "Major Organ Transplants: Cost and Efficacy," November 19, 1986.

  266. Ethics and Justice in Organ Transplantation: The Heart of the Matter, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, "Economic Constraints: The "The Green Screen"," November 17 18, 1986.

  267. Washington Health Choices, Seattle, Washington, "Rationing Health Resources in the Public Interest: Who Gets What and Why," November 10, 1986.

  268. Clinical Concerns in Nephrology 1986, American Nephrology Nurses' Association, Chicago, Illinois, "Report on the National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study," November 7 8, 1986.

  269. A Gift for Life Tissue/Organ Donation and Transplantation, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, San Francisco, California, "Political/Economic Issues of Transplantation," October 23 24, 1986.

  270. Wisconsin State Legislators, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, Madison, Wisconsin, "The Supply Side: Facilities and Personnel Requirements for Organ Transplant Programs," April 30-May 2, 1987.

  271. Wisconsin State Legislators, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, Madison, Wisconsin, "Financing Organ Transplants," April 30-May 2, 1987.

  272. Cost-Effectiveness of Pharmaceuticals, Annual Meeting of the International Health Economics and Management Conference, Munich, West Germany, "Transplantation, Dialysis, and Immunosuppressive Therapy," April 20-27, 1987.

  273. Health Policy Corporation of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa, "Organ Transplants--the Critical Issues," April 1, 1987.

  274. Annual Meeting of the American College of Cardiology, New Orleans, Louisiana, "Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Need, Supply, Complications, and Cost Considerations," March 8, 1987.

  275. Medicine and Society, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, "A Catastrophic Disease Perspective on Organ Transplantation," February 26 27, 1987.

  276. Grand Rounds, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, "Organ Transplants: Givings and Misgiving," January 23, 1987.

  277. Annual Meeting and Trade Show of the Ohio Health Maintenance Organization Association, Columbus, Ohio, "Major Organ Transplants: Cost and Efficacy," November 19, 1986.

  278. Ethics and Justice in Organ Transplantation: The Heart of the Matter, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, "Economic Constraints: The "The Green Screen"," November 17 18, 1986.

  279. Washington Health Choices, Seattle, Washington, "Rationing Health Resources in the Public Interest: Who Gets What and Why," November 10, 1986.

  280. Clinical Concerns in Nephrology 1986, American Nephrology Nurses' Association, Chicago, Illinois, "Report on the National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study," November 7 8, 1986.

  281. A Gift for Life Tissue/Organ Donation and Transplantation, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, San Francisco, California, "Political/Economic Issues of Transplantation," October 23 24, 1986.

  282. Southeastern Dialysis and Transplantation Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, "The Need to Ration Health Care Services: A National Overview," September 21, 1986.

  283. Southeastern Dialysis and Transplantation Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, "Future Funding Strategies for the Treatment of ESRD," September 20, 1986.

  284. Tri Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Organ Procurement Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, "Social Issues and Transplantation," September 19, 1986.

  285. Ethics Council of Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington, "Resource Allocation Issues Facing HMOs," September 15, 1986.

  286. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Surgery, Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, "Organ Procurement: The Real Dilemma," September 12, 1986.

  287. Michigan State Legislators, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, "The Supply Side: Facilities and Personnel Requirements for Organ Transplant Programs," August 22, 1986.

  288. Michigan State Legislators, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, "Financing Organ Transplants," August 21, 1986.

  289. Critical Issues in Organ Transplantation, Methodist Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, "The Technology Assessment Process: Do We Know When the Experimental Ends?" May 30 31, 1986.

  290. Critical Issues in Organ Transplantation, Methodist Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, " Socioeconomic Implications of Cardiac Transplantation: Perspectives From the Battelle Report," May 30 31, 1986.

  291. Department of Cardiology and Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, "An Overview of the Results of the National Heart Transplantation Study," May 15, 1986.

  292. Colloquia on Aging With Limited Health Resources, Economic Council of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, "Some Thoughts on Advances in Medical Technology," May 5 6, 1986.

  293. American Nephrology Nurses' Association National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, "Quality of Life and ESRD," April 12, 1986.

  294. Washington Health Choices Volunteer Leadership Training Conference, Seattle, Washington, "Limited Resources in Health Care: Deciding Who Gets What," March 14 15, 1986.

  295. Organ Transplants and Implants: Ethical Issues, Arizona Humanities Council, Mesa, Arizona, "What Next? the Future of Organ Substitution Technology in a Changing Health Care System," February 20 22, 1986.

  296. The Medical and Surgical Management of Heart Disease, 1986, University of Washington Health Sciences Center, Seattle, Washington, "The Impact of Cardiac Transplantation on Health Care Resources," January 31 February 1, 1986.

  297. University Gastroenterology Conference, Veteran's Administration Hospital, Seattle, Washington, "Economic Aspects of Hepatic Transplantation," January 30, 1986.

  298. Public Health Service Region X Clinico Administrative Rounds Program, Seattle, Washington, "Organ Donation and Transplantation," January 14, 1986.

  299. Organ Procurement and Organ Transplantation: Problems and Solutions, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, "Problems and Issues With Financing for Procurement and Transplantation," December 6 8, 1985.

  300. Recent Progress in Immunosuppression Following Heart Transplantation, Oklahoma Heart Center in Collaboration With the International Society for Heart Transplantation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, "Social and Economic Aspects of Heart Transplantation," November 25, 1985.

  301. 113th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C., "Heart Transplantation: The Potential Impact of Increased Coverage," November 17 21, 1985, Garrison, L.P., Jr., Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Overcast, T.L.

  302. Life and Death Issues, Frank M. Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health, Memphis, Tennessee, "Economic Issues in Health Care Rationing," November 4 5, 1985.

  303. Recycling Life: A Conference on Social and Ethical Issues in Transplantation, Oregon Donor Program, Portland, Oregon, "Ethical Issues in Organ Donation, October 30-November 1, 1985.

  304. 37th Annual Physicians Symposium on Cardiovascular Disease, American Heart Association (Washington Affiliate), Bellevue, Washington, "Cardiac Transplantation: Socio Economic Issues," October 24, 1985.

  305. Land Mines Or Gold Mines: Health and Human Services in the 80s, National Conference of State Legislatures, Greenville, South Carolina, "Organ Transplants: Issues and Answers for State Legislators," September 26, 1985.

  306. Washington State Nurses Association "Potlatch" Educational Meeting, Seattle, Washington, "Controversies Surrounding Organ Donation and Transplantation," September 19, 1985.

  307. Metropolitan Hospitals in a New Era, 5th Annual Conference of the Section for Metropolitan Hospitals, American Hospital Association, San Antonio, Texas, "Preparing for Tomorrow: Is Rationing in Our Future?" September 13, 1985.

  308. Thursday Morning Education Conference, Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, "Quality of Life: Effect of Life Maintenance Technology," June 16, 1985.

  309. Seattle Academy of Internal Medicine, Seattle, Washington, "Quality of Life Researchable?" June 3, 1985.

  310. International Symposium on Organs for Transplantation, Alberta Human Tissue Procurement Task Force, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, "The Socioeconomics of Organ Transplantation," May 22 25, 1985.

  311. Twelfth Annual Transplant Symposium, Midwest Organ Bank, Kansas City, Missouri, "The Quality of Life of Kidney and Heart Transplant Recipients," May 17, 1985.

  312. Seminar, School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, "Heart Transplantation: A Model for Health Care Technology Assessment," May 9, 1985.

  313. Emerging Issues in Bioethics Workshop III, California Association of Catholic Hospitals, San Francisco, California, "Transplants: A Paradigm for Allocation Decisions," May 3, 1985.

  314. Improving Dialysis Therapies, National Institutes of Health/Health Care Financing Administration Special Session, Atlanta, Georgia, "Rehabilitation of the Dialysis Patient," April 30, 1985.

  315. National Institute of Health Law and Ethics, New England Hospital Assembly, and American Society of Law and Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, "Organ Transplants Legal and Ethical Issues," April 24 27, 1985.

  316. Legal and Ethical Issues of Organ Transplantation, American Society of Law and Medicine, Washington, D.C., "Societal and Medical Considerations Affecting the Selection of Recipients and Donors," April 18 20, 1985.

  317. Cardiology Advisory Committee, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, "Results From the National Heart Transplantation Study," March 25, 1985.

  318. HMO Issues, 1985: A Seminar for State Regulators, The National Association of Health Maintenance Organization Regulators, Hilton Head, South Carolina, "The Current Status of Organ Transplantation," March 21 22, 1985.

  319. International Society for Heart Transplantation, Fifth Scientific Session, Anaheim, California, "How Many Heart Transplant Programs Does the U.S. Require?" March 8 9, 1985.

  320. Seminar, Office of Research and Demonstrations, Health Care Financing Administration, Baltimore, Maryland, "Selected Findings From the National Heart Transplantation Study," February 22, 1985.

  321. Hepatology, 1984: Advances in Diagnostics, Disease Mechanisms, and Liver Transplantation, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Chicago, Illinois, "Economic Aspects of Hepatic Transplantation," November 8-9, 1984.

  322. American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, "The Current Economics of Heart Transplantation," October 8 12, 1984.

  323. 32nd Annual National Health Forum, Washington, D.C., "Access to Hi Tech Resources: A Case Study of Transplantation," October 1 2, 1984.

  324. Eighth Annual North Carolina Chronic Renal Disease Symposium, High Point, North Carolina, "The Quality of Life of ESRD Patients," September 17 18, 1984.

  325. 10th International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "The Quality of Life of Kidney and Heart Transplant Recipients," August 26 3, 1984, Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Hart, L.G., Maier, A.

  326. 9th Annual Meeting of the North American Transplant Coordinators Organization, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "The National Heart Transplantation Study," August 22 25, 1984.

  327. Fourth Scientific Session, International Society for Heart Transplantation, New York, New York, "The Need for and Supply of Donor Hearts for Transplantation," May 6, 1984, Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Gersh, B.J., Hart, L.G., Rodin, J., Garrison, L.P., Jr.

  328. Workshop on Liver Transplantation, Canadian Liver Foundation. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "An Examination of the Socio Economic Implications of Liver Transplantation," May 3-4, 1984.

  329. Full Council Meeting of the End Stage Renal Disease Network Coordinating Council #2, Seattle, Washington, "A Comparative Assessment of the Quality of Life of ESRD Patients," April 19, 1984.

  330. Seminar, Office of Research and Demonstrations, Health Care Financing Administration, Baltimore, Maryland, "Recent Results From the National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study," March 16, 1984.

  331. Seminar, Office of Research and Demonstrations, Health Care Financing Administration, Baltimore, Maryland, "Current Issues in Transplantation," March 15, 1984.

  332. Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "The Current Status of Heart Transplantation," March 2, 1984.

  333. The Future of Technology in a New Payment Environment, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C., "Organ Scarcity and Issues of Distribution," January 23-24, 1984.

  334. Fourth Congress of the International Society for Artificial Organs, Kyoto, Japan, "What Are the Ethical and Social Implications of Artificial Organs?" November 14 17, 1983.

  335. Health Care Management, 1983: Productivity and Power: Elements of Managerial Effectiveness, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, "Health Technology and the Inevitability of Resource Allocation and Rationing Decisions," October 27 29, 1983.

  336. Dialysis Clinics, Inc. Annual Meeting, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, "Social and Ethical Problems Surrounding Organ Transplantation," October 14 16, 1983.

  337. National Medical Directors Conference, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Chicago, Illinois, "Some Personal Views on the Current Status of Heart Transplantation," October 6 7, 1983.

  338. Dialysis and Transplantation: The Illinois Experience, Chicago, Illinois, "Quality of Life: A Comparison of Four ESRD Treatment Modalities," October 5, 1983.

  339. Annual Meeting of the North American Transplant Coordinators Organization, New York, New York, "Economic and Social Costs of Extrarenal Transplantation," June 29-July 2, 1983.

  340. Liver Transplantation Consensus Development Conference, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, "Perspective Gained From Kidney and Heart Transplantation," June 20 23, 1983.

  341. Surgeon General's Workshop on Solid Organ Procurement: Educating the Physician and the Public, Millwood, Virginia, "Estimates of the Present and Future Supply of and Demand for Organs (Hearts, Livers, and Kidneys) for Transplantation; Fallacies About the Use of Donor Cards," June 7 9, 1983.

  342. Seminar, Division of Nephrology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, "The Quality of Life of Patients Undergoing Treatment for ESRD," May 24, 1983.

  343. Maximizing Rehabilitation in Chronic Renal Disease: Research Update, Center for Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, "The Quality of Life of Patients Undergoing Treatment for Chronic Renal Failure," May 19, 1983.

  344. Seminar, Seattle VA Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, "Quality of Life and Rehabilitation: Current Status in Chronic Renal Disease Patients," April 22, 1983.

  345. International Society for Heart Transplantation, Third Scientific Session, New Orleans, Louisiana, "Cardiac Transplantation: The Present and Future From a Perspective of the National Heart Transplantation Study," March 18, 1983.

  346. Renal Physician's Association Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, "Treatment Decisions, Rationing Decisions, and the New Medical Imperative," March 11, 1983.

  347. Seminar, Northwest Kidney Center, Seattle, Washington, "Rehabilitation of the Renal Population: Results From the National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study," January 20 and 27, 1983.

  348. Seminar, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "The Assessment of New and Existing Health Care Technology: Heart Transplantation, Kidney Dialysis, and Kidney Transplantation," January 13, 1983.

  349. Seminar, Center for Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "The Assessment of Health Care Technologies: Procedures and Implications," January 12, 1983.

  350. Clinical Dialysis and Transplant Forum, National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting, "Employment Status and Functional Limitations: A Case Mix Or Modality Difference?" December 11, 1982.

  351. Seventh Annual Clinical Progress Symposium, Renal Physician's Association, Arlington, Virginia, "Rehabilitation Nephrology's Challenge. The Future of Treatment for Patients With Chronic Renal Failure," October 30, 1982.

  352. Office of Research and Demonstrations, Health Care Financing Administration, Baltimore, Maryland, "Quality of Life, Quality of Care, and Rehabilitation of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Patients Under Different Treatment Modalities," October 29, 1982.

  353. Tacoma Academy of Internal Medicine, Union, Washington, "Methods By Which Resource Allocation and Rationing Decisions Can Be Made and Their Implications," October 3, 1982.

  354. Tacoma Academy of Internal Medicine, Union, Washington, "Heart Transplantation: Implications of Advanced Biomedical Technology," October 2, 1982.

  355. National End Stage Renal Disease Patient Rehabilitation Task Force, "A Clinical Medical Information System for Assessing the Rehabilitation of Chronic Renal Disease Patients: Some Preliminary Thoughts on a Complex Matter," March 30, 1982.

  356. Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology Seminar, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, "The National Heart Transplantation Study and the National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study: Assessing the Implications of Major Health Care Technologies," March 8, 1982.

  357. National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., "The Allocation and Rationing of Medical Resources: Some Insights Relevant to the Treatment of Chronic Renal Disease," November 19 20, 1981.

  358. Northwest Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association Annual Meeting, Beaverton, Oregon, "What Did I Do to Raise This Brouhaha? Ethical Controversy and Public Misunderstanding: A Discussion of the Pitfalls in Writing About Ethical Issues in Health Care," 1981.

  359. Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, "Chronic Illness and Disability: Social Implications of Advanced Biomedical Technology," 1981.

  360. Northwest Kidney Center Staff Presentation, Seattle, Washington, "The Treatment of the ESRD Patient," 1980.

  361. Northwest Renal Society, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "The Treatment of Kidney Disease: An Analysis of Medical Care Process, Medical Care Structure, and Patient Outcomes," 1980.

  362. Seminar, Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, "The Rehabilitation of End Stage Renal Disease Patients," 1980.

  363. Center for Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, "The Assignment of Dialysis Patients to Treatment Settings: An Evaluation of a Clinical Problem," 1980.

  364. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, "The Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources: The Effect of Medicare Legislation on the Composition of the Hemodialysis Patient Population," 1980.

  365. Center for Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, "Recent Advances in Management of the ESRD Patient: Reaction and Accommodation to Disability," March 6 7, 1980.

  366. American Statistical Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., "A Test for Evaluating Missing Data Imputation Procedures," 1979.

  367. Alpha Kappa Delta Sociological Research Symposium, Richmond, Virginia, "Self Care in Health II: Consideration of People Who Assist With Home Dialysis," 1979, Evans, R.W., Bryan, F.A., Jr.

  368. Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, "Self Care in Health I: Factors Affecting Its Adoption Among Kidney Dialysis Patients," 1979, Evans, R.W., Bryan, F.A., Jr.

  369. Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, "Quality of Life and Quality of Medical Care: What is the Relationship?" 1979.

  370. Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, "Sociology of Science: The Progress of a Subfield," 1978.

  371. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "A Behavioral Approach to Disease," 1978.

  372. Alpha Kappa Delta Sociological Research Symposium, Richmond, Virginia, "Death and Dying: The Hemodialysis Patient, Family, and Medical Staff," 1978.

  373. Alpha Kappa Delta Sociological Research Symposium, Richmond, Virginia, "After the Suicide Attempt: Implications of the Labeling Perspective As An Explanation of Inconsistency," 1977.

  374. Evans, R.W. and Wasserman, I.M.American Association of Suicidology Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, "A Reconsideration of the Suicide Rate of Black Americans: The Implications of a Proxy Measure," 1977, Evans, R.W. and Wasserman, I.M.

  375. American Sociological Association National Convention, New York, New York, "Suicide Potential Among An Urban Population: An Exploratory Investigation," 1976.