Harvard Nephrology Review Course 2018

 

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Mar 18-23, 2018, The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

Optimize Patient Care

Review updates, advances & best practices in all areas of nephrology.

Among the Highest-Rate CME

Program is among the highest-rated CME courses at Harvard Medical School

49 hours of Continuing Education

  • Earn up to 49 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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Among the highest-rated CME courses at Harvard Medical School

Nephrologists can rely on this program for updates and advances in the diagnosis and management of kidney diseases

 

This CME course will address pathophysiologic and clinical issues in the major areas of nephrology, including:

  • Diagnostic testing
  • Acid-base and fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • Dialysis
  • Hypertension
  • Renal transplantation and complications
  • Management and individualized therapy of chronic kidney diseases and other renal complications

Presenters will also discuss well-recognized medical complications and provide specific recommendations for optimal care. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the latest “best practices” and enhance your clinical skills. Both new and returning attendees will benefit from the comprehensive curriculum.

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“Some of the speakers are like the pillars of Nephrology today and being able to meet them as colleagues was an honor and exceptional.”

“Having the ability to learn from key thought leaders and experts within our field was truly remarkable.”

“The quality of the speakers and their presentations were exceptional. It was just the right mix of research vs. practical.”

“The ‘Meet the Professor’ sessions were truly an additional aspect of the course to further synthesize, debate and discuss information in a very focused manner. The scope of presentations presented was excellent”

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Course Directors

Martin Pollak, MD

Martin Pollak, MD

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief, Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

Burton D. Rose, MD

Burton D. Rose, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Founding Editor, UpToDate, Inc.

 

Bradley M. Denker, MD

Bradley M. Denker, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Clinical Chief, Renal Division Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Chief of Nephrology Associate, Chief of Medical Specialties, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates

 

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Course Director of Homeostasis II, Harvard Medical School, Staff Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

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Pricing

Registration rate for physicians & allied health professionals: $1550/$1650 before/after Jan 5, 2018
and for residents & fellows in training: $1100/$1200 before/after Jan 5, 2018.

5% discount applied during registration by using discount code QMD5.

*Pricing in USD

Where is the course located?

The Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St James Ave
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-5300

Which sessions are included in the course?

March 18, 2018 (Day 1)

 

7:00 AM 7:50 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 AM 8:00 AM Introduction & Welcome
Martin Pollak, MD
Burton D. Rose, MD
8:00 AM 9:00 AM State-of-the-Art Approaches to Small-Vessel Vasculitis
Ronald J. Falk, MD
9:00 AM 10:00 AM Renal Artery Disease, Renovascular Hypertension and Ischemic Nephropathy
Marc A. Pohl, MD
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break
10:20 AM 11:20 AM Efficacy of Immunosuppressive Drugs in Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome
Ronald J. Falk, MD
11:20 AM 12:05 PM Resistant Hypertension: New Strategies and Treatment Options
Marc A. Pohl, MD
12:05 PM 1:20 PM Lunch Break
12:35 PM 1:20 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions
(bring your lunch)
Ronald J. Falk, MD
Marc A. Pohl, MD
1:20 PM 2:20 PM IgA Nephropathy and H-S Purpura: Individualizing Therapy
Ronald J. Falk, MD
2:20 PM 3:05 PM Basic PD Essentials for Clinical Practice
Adam M. Segal, MD
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:15 PM 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 PM 4:15 PM Prevention and Treatment of Common PD Complications
Adam M. Segal, MD
4:15 PM 5:00 PM Advanced CKD: Challenging Conversations Related to Prognosis and Treatment Decisions
Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc
5:00 PM 5:30 PM Renal Imaging: Essentials for Every Nephrologist
Frederick D. Grant, MD

 

 

 

March 19, 2018 (Day 2)

 

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:15 AM Acid-Base: Elementary Issues
Michael Emmett, MD
8:15 AM 9:00 AM Acid-Base: Advanced Issues
Michael Emmett, MD
9:00 AM 10:00 AM Relation Between Salt and Water
Richard H. Sterns, MD
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break
10:20 AM 11:20 AM Workshop: Fluid and Electrolytes
Richard H. Sterns, MD
11:20 AM 12:05 PM Test Your Knowledge: Cases and Discussion
Stewart H. Lecker, MD, PhD
12:05 PM 1:20 PM Lunch Break
12:35 PM 1:20 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions
(bring your lunch)
Richard H. Sterns, MD
Michael Emmett, MD
1:20 PM 2:20 PM Workshop: Acid-Base Clinical Cases
Michael Emmett, MD
2:20 PM 3:05 PM Disorders of Potassium Balance: A Comprehensive Primer
Richard H. Sterns, MD
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:15 PM 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Case-Based Clinical Questions
Robert S. Brown, MD
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Case-Based Workshop: Problems in Dialysis
John Danziger, MD

 

 March 20, 2018 (Day 3)

 

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Workshop: Challenging Cases in Glomerular Diseases
Helmut G. Rennke, MD
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Immunosuppresive Management in Acute Infection and Malignancy in Renal Transplantation 
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
9:30 AM 9:50 AM Refreshment Break
9:50 AM 10:50 AM Overview of Renal Transplantation Rejection: Pathology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
10:50 AM 11:50 AM Management of Polycystic Kidney Disease
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
11:50 AM 12:50 PM Genetic Renal Disease: Which Diagnostic Test Do I Order – A Practical Approach
Martin Pollak, MD
12:50 PM 2:05 PM Lunch Break
1:20 PM 2:05 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions
(bring your lunch)
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
2:05 PM 3:05 PM Tubulointerstitial Disease/HIV
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:15 PM 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Management of the Failing Kidney: Best Practices for Care
Martha Pavlakis, MD
4:30 PM 5:45 PM Pathology and Mechanisms of Glomerular Diseases
Helmut G. Rennke, MD

 


March 21, 2018 (Day 4)

 

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Updates on the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
Bradley M. Denker, MD
8:30 AM 9:15 AM Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: Addressing This Common Challenge
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
9:15 AM 10:15 AM Noninfectious Complications of Renal Transplant
Martha Pavlakis, MD
10:15 AM 10:30 AM Refreshment Break
10:30 AM 11:30 AM Maintenance Immunosuppression in Renal Transplantation
Martha Pavlakis, MD
11:30 AM 12:30 PM Optimizing Renal Support in Acute Kidney Injury: Case-Based Discussions
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Controversial Issues in the Treatment of Mild Hypertension
Bradley M. Denker, MD

 

 

March 22, 2018 (Day 5)

 

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Management of Hypertension in Nephropathy and Diabetes: An Update
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Advances in Phosphate Homeostasis Management
Myles S. Wolf, MD, MMSc
9:30 AM 9:50 AM Refreshment Break
9:50 AM 10:50 AM Management of Nondiabetic Chronic Kidney Disease
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
10:50 AM 11:15 AM Important Ophthalmology and Dermatology Essentials: “Never Miss” Findings
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
Esther E. Freeman, MD, PhD
11:15 AM 12:00 PM Current Controversies in Salt and Water
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
12:00 PM 1:15 PM Lunch Break
12:30 PM 1:15 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions (bring your lunch)
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
1:15 PM 2:00 PM The Management of the Incidentally Discovered Adrenal Mass
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
2:00 PM 3:15 PM Endocrine Hypertension: Primary Aldosteronism and Pheochromocytoma
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
3:15 PM 3:25 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:25 PM 3:45 PM Refreshment Break
3:45 PM 4:45 PM Treating Lupus Nephritis in 2018
Gerald B. Appel, MD
4:45 PM 5:45 PM Diagnosis and Management of Thrombotic Microangiopathies
Gerald B. Appel, MD

 


March 23, 2017 (Day 6)

 

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM AV Access: Issues and Challenges
Amy R. Evenson, MD
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Renal Aspects of Dysproteinemias
Gerald B. Appel, MD
9:30 AM 10:00 AM Refreshment Break
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Case-Based Workshop: Challenging Glomerular Biopsy Cases
Gerald B. Appel, MD
11:00 AM 11:45 AM Diuretic Resistance: Causes and Therapeutic Response
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
11:45 AM 1:00 PM Lunch Break
12:15 PM 1:00 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions (bring your lunch)
Gerald B. Appel, MD
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Management of the Manifestations of Nephrotic Syndrome
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
2:00 PM 2:45 PM Hemodialysis Delivery: Complications and the Barriers to Adequate Dialysis
Mark E. Williams, MD, FACP, FASN
2:45 PM 3:00 PM Refreshment Break
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Renal Disease and Pregnancy
Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH
4:00 PM 5:00 PM A Comprehensive Looks at Renal Stones: Strategies and Treatment Options
Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD

Harvard Medical School Nephrology Review Course 2018

Discounted Pricing exclusively via QxMD

Use Discount Code QMD5

Mar 18-23, 2018, The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center