Harvard Nephrology Review Course 2019

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Mar 17-22, 2019, 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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Registration rate for physicians & allied health professionals: $1575/$1675 before/after Jan 4, 2019
and for residents & fellows in training: $1175/$1275 before/after Jan 5, 2019.

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 17, 2019 (Day 1)

 

7:00 AM 7:50 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 AM 8:00 AM Introduction & Welcome
Martin Pollak, MD
8:00 AM 9:00 AM State-of-the-Art Approaches to Small-Vessel Vasculitis
Ronald J. Falk, MD
9:00 AM 9:45 AM Prevention and Treatment of Common PD Complications
Adam M. Segal, MD
9:45 AM 10:05 AM Refreshment Break
BURTON D. ROSE, MD, KEYNOTE LECTURE
10:05 AM 11:05 AM Membranous Glomerulopathy Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Minimal Change Disease
Ronald J. Falk, MD
11:05 AM 12:05 PM Optimizing Renal Support in Acute Kidney Injury: Case-Based Discussions
Paul M. Palevsky, 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
Paul M. Palevsky, 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 Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: Addressing This Common Challenge
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:15 PM 3:35 PM Refreshment Break
3:35 PM 4:15 PM Important Dermatology Essentials: “Never Miss” Findings
Esther E. Freeman, MD, PhD
4:15 PM 5:00 PM What Urologists Wish Nephrologist Would Know
Peter Steinberg, MD
5:00 PM 5:30 PM Renal Imaging: Essentials for Every Nephrologist
Dinushi S. Perera, MD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

 

 

March 18, 2019 (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 The Management of the Incidentally Discovered Adrenal Mass
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Endocrine Hypertension: Primary Aldosteronism and Pheochromocytoma
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

 March 20, 2018 (Day 3)

 

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:45 AM Pathology and Mechanisms of Glomerular Diseases
Helmut G. Rennke, MD
8:45 AM 9:30 AM Advanced Kidney Disease in Vulnerable Patients: Prognosis and Treatment Decision Conversations
Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc
9:30 AM 9:50 AM Refreshment Break
9:50 AM 10:50 AM Immunosuppressive Management in Acute Infection and Malignancy in Renal Transplantation 
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
10:50 AM 12:05 PM Update on Renal Artery Disease and Resistant Hypertension
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)
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
Marc A. Pohl, MD
1:20 PM 2:20 PM Overview of Renal Transplant Rejection: Pathology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
2:20 PM 3:20 PM Demystifying Genetics in Renal Clinic: A Practical Approach
Martin Pollak, MD
3:20 PM 3:30 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:30 PM 3:45 PM Refreshment Break
3:45 PM 4:45 PM Unraveling the Mechanisms of Tubulointerstitial Injury
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
4:45 PM 5:45 PM Management of the Failing Kidney: Best Practices for Care
Martha Pavlakis, MD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits


March 20, 2019 (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 Workshop: Challenging Cases in Glomerular Disease
Helmut G. Rennke, 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 Management of Polycystic Kidney Disease
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Controversial Issues in the Treatment of Mild Hypertension
Bradley M. Denker, MD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

 

March 21, 2019 (Day 5)

 

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Advances in Phosphate Homeostasis Management
Myles S. Wolf, MD, MMSc
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Management of Hypertension in Nephropathy and Diabetes: An Update
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
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 Amyloidosis?
Lauren D. Stern, MD
11:15 AM 12:00 PM Case-Based Clinical Questions
Robert S. Brown, 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
Robert S. Brown, MD
1:15 PM 2:00 PM What’s New? Current Controversies in Salt and Water
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Case-Based Workshop: Problems in Dialysis
John Danziger, MD
3:00 PM 3:10 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:10 PM 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Treating Lupus Nephritis in 2018
Gerald B. Appel, MD
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Diagnosis and Management of Thrombotic Microangiopathies
Gerald B. Appel, MD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits


March 22, 2019 (Day 6)

 

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM A Comprehensive Look at Renal Stones: Strategies and Treatment Options
Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD
8:30 AM 9:15 AM Selected Management Issues in Nephrotic Syndrome
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
9:15 AM 9:45 AM Refreshment Break
9:45 AM 10:45 AM Renal Aspects of Dysproteinemias
Gerald B. Appel, MD
10:45 AM 11:45 AM Diuretic Strategies in CNF, NS, Cirrhosis and CKD
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
11:45 AM 12:45 PM Case-Based Workshop: Challenging Glomerular Biopsy Cases
Gerald B. Appel, MD
12:45 PM 2:00 PM Lunch Break
1:15 PM 2:00 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions (bring your lunch)
Gerald B. Appel, MD
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 3:45 PM Renal Disease and Pregnancy
Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH
3:45 PM 4:45 PM AV Access: Issues and Challenges
Amy R. Evenson, MD, MPH

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

Harvard Medical School Nephrology Review Course 2019

Discounted Pricing exclusively via QxMD

Use Discount Code QMD5

Mar 17-22, 2019, The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center