Harvard Nephrology Review Course 2020

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March 15-20, 2020
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:

  • Glomerular disease
  • Acute renal failure
  • Renal transplantation
  • Immunosuppressive management
  • Hypertension
  • Pregnancy and renal disease
  • Acid-base and fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • Potassium balance
  • Renal imaging
  • Bone mineral disorders
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Diuretic resistance
  • Dialysis
  • Renal stones
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Genetic renal diseases
  • Cardiorenal and hepatorenal syndrome

Presenters will also discuss diagnostic testing, well-recognized medical complications, evidence-based treatment plans and provide specific management strategies and recommendations to optimize 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.”

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

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

“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

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: $1599/$1699 before/after Jan 3, 2020
and for residents & fellows in training: $1199/$1299 before/after Jan 3, 2020.

5% discount applied during registration by using discount code SAVE5.

*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?

Sunday, March 15, 2020 (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 Renal Disease and Pregnancy
Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH
9:00 AM 9:45 AM State-of-the-Art Approaches to Small-Vessel Vasculitis
Ronald J. Falk, MD
9:45 AM 10:05 AM Refreshment Break
10:05 AM 11:05 AM Membranous Glomerulopathy Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, Minimal Change Disease
Ronald J. Falk, MD
11:05 AM 11:50 AM Prevention and Treatment of Acute Kidney Injury: A Comprehensive Primer
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
11:50 PM 1:05 PM Lunch Break
12:20 PM 1:05 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions
(bring your lunch)
Ronald J. Falk, MD
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
1:05 PM 2:05 PM IgA Nephropathy and H-S Purpura: Individualizing Therapy
Ronald J. Falk, MD
2:05 PM 3:05 PM Optimizing Renal Support in Acute Kidney Injury: Case-Based Discussions
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:15 PM 3:35 PM Refreshment Break
3:35 PM 4:50 PM Prevention and Treatment of Common PD Complications: An Interactive Session
Adam M. Segal, MD, FASN
4:50 PM 5:50 PM Pathalogy and Mechanisms of Glomerular Diseases
Helmut G. Rennke, MD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

Monday, March 16, 2020 (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 Case-Based Workshop: Fluid and Electrolytes
Richard H. Sterns, MD
11:20 AM 12:05 PM Challenging Cases in Renal Disease: An Interactive Session
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 Case-Based Workshop: Acid-Base Clinical Cases
Michael Emmett, MD
2:20 PM 3:20 PM Management of Polycystic Kidney Disease
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
3:2o PM 3:30 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:30 PM 3:45 PM Refreshment Break
3:45 PM 4:45 PM AV Access: Issues and Challenges
Amy R. Evenson, MD, MPH
4:45 PM 5:25 PM Important Dermatology Essentials: “Never-Miss” Findings
TBD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 (Day 3)

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:15 AM Immunosuppressive Management in Acute Infection and Malignancy in Renal Transplantation
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
8:15 AM 9:00 AM Advanced Kidney Disease in Vulnerable Patients: Prognosis and Treatment Decision Conversations
Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc
9:00 AM 10:00 AM Overview of Renal Transplant Rejection: Pathology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break
10:20 AM 11:05 AM Hemodialysis Delivery: Complications and the Barriers to Adequate Dialysis 
Mark E. Williams, MD, FACP, FASN
11:05 AM 12:05 PM Renal Artery Disease: Diagnostic Considerations and Management Strategies
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 2:05 PM Disorders of Potassium Balance: What You Need to Know
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
2:05 PM 2:50 PM Demystifying Genetics in Renal Clinic: A Practical Approach
Martin Pollak, MD
2:50 PM 3:00 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:00 PM 3:20 PM Refreshment Break
3:20 PM 4:20 PM Unraveling the Mechanisms of Tubulointerstitial Injury
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
4:20 PM 5:20 PM Management of the Failing Kidney: Best Practices for Care
Martha Pavlakis, MD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits


Wednesday, March 18, 2020 (Day 4)

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:15 AM What’s New? Controversies in Salt and Water
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
8:15 AM 9:00 AM Case-Based Workshop: Challenging Cases in Glomerular Disease
Helmut G. Rennke, MD
9:00 AM 10:00 AM Noninfectious Complications of Renal Transplant
Martha Pavlakis, MD
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break
10:20 AM 11:20 AM Maintenance Immunosuppression in Renal Transplantation
Martha Pavlakis, MD
11:20 AM 12:20 PM Controversial Issues in the Treatment of Mild Hypertension
Bradley M. Denker, MD
12:20 PM 12:30 AM Refreshment Break
12:30 PM 1:15 PM Controversial Issues in the Treatment of Mild Hypertension
Bradley M. Denker, MD
1:15 PM 2:00 PM Updates on the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
Bradley M. Denker, MD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

 

Thursday, March 19, 2020 (Day 5)

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Case-Based Workshop: Problems in Dialysis
John Danziger, MD
8:30 AM 8:55 AM Opthalmology Update for the Nephrologist
Deborah S. Jacobs, MD
8:55 AM 9:40 AM Novel Dialysis Modalities for Chronic Patients
John Danziger, MD
9:40 AM 10:00 AM Refreshment Break
10:00 AM 10:25 AM Amyloidosis
Lauren D. Stern, MD
10:25 AM 11:25 AM Advances in Phosphate Homeostasis Management
Myles S. Wolf, MD, MMSc
11:25 AM 12:10 PM Challenging Clinical Questions: A Case-Based Session
Robert S. Brown, MD
12:10 PM 1:25 PM Lunch Break
12:40 PM 1:25 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions (bring your lunch)
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
Robert S. Brown, MD
1:25 PM 2:25 PM Management of Nondiabetic Chronic Kidney Disease
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
2:25 PM 3:25 PM Management of Hypertension in Nephropathy and Diabetes: An Update
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
3:25 PM 3:35 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:35 PM 3:55 PM Refreshment Break
3:55 PM 4:55 PM BURTON D. ROSE, MD KEYNOTE LECTURE: Treating Lupus Nephritis in 2020
Gerald B. Appel, MD
4:55 PM 5:55 PM Diagnosis and Management of Thrombotic Microangiopathies
Gerald B. Appel, MD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits


Friday, March 20, 2020 (Day 6)

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:15 AM Selected Management Issues in Nephrotic Syndrome
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
8:15 AM 9:15 AM Renal Aspects of Dysproteinemias
Gerald B. Appel, MD
9:15 AM 9:45 AM Refreshment Break
9:45 AM 10:45 AM Diuretic Strategies in CNF, NS, Cirrhosis and CKD
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
10:45 AM 11:45 AM Case-Based Workshop: Challenging Glomerular Biopsy Cases
Gerald B. Appel, MD
11:45 PM 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 The Management of the Incidentally Discovered Adrenal Mass
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Endocrine Hypertension: Primary Aldosteronism and Pheochromocytoma
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
3:00 PM 4:00 PM A Comprehensive Look at Renal Stones: Strategies and Treatment Options
Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD
4:00 PM 4:45 PM

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Ali Poyan Mehr, MD
Isaac Stillman, MD

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

Harvard Medical School Nephrology Review Course 2020

Discounted Pricing exclusively via QxMD

Use Discount Code SAVE5

March 15-20, 2020
The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center