Registration for KIDNEYcon 2019 is Open

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When- April 12-13, 2019

Where- Little Rock, Arkansas

Who should attend- Internal Medicine Residents, Pediatric Residents, Adult and Pediatric Fellows, Attending Nephrologists 

Travel Grants- Available to Adult and Pediatric Residents and Fellows (DUE DATE Feb 15th) 

KIDNEYcon 2018 Video

KIDNEYcon is an annual conference (this is the 4rd year) designed to provide updates in the latest advances in kidney care in a hands-on collaborative format. A key component of KIDNEYcon’s mission is to build enthusiasm for the field of nephrology among residents and fellows. We also aim to facilitate collaborative research projects among participants of the conference. The conference is a platform for nephrologists and trainees to interact with experts from across the nation and learn about and discuss recent advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease. KIDNEYcon consists of half day workshops targeted primarily to medicine residents, nephrology fellows and early stage nephrologists and a scientific and clinical conference with broader applicability. KIDNEYcon is the official meeting of the Nephrology Social Media Collective (NSMC).

Friday Day Features Hands-on Workshops

Attendees will be able to attend 2 workshops (one Friday morning and the other Friday afternoon) from the list below

  • The Kidney Biopsy Academy 
  • Kidney Pathology Workshop
  • Dialysis Access Assessment Workshop
  • Professional Development, Sponsored by Women in Nephrology
  • Acid/Base Fluids and Electrolytes Workshop  
  • Physician Scientist Workshop- How do I get there from here?

Friday Evening

Keynote address by Michelle Rheault, MD

“My Pathway to a Career in Academic Medicine:  Lessons Learned”

JEOPARDY! moderated by Matthew A. Sparks, MD presented by the Nephrology Social Media Collective

Saturday April 13th will feature 4 distinct sessions

We look forward to seeing you at KIDNEYcon 2019. We have a great program that is sure to be exciting. See you in Little Rock.

Director- John Arthur, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief of Nephrology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Co-Director- Shree Sharma, MD
Nephropathologist
Arkana Laboratories, Little Rock, AR

Education Director- Matthew A. Sparks, MD
Assistant Professor and Associate Program Director
Duke University

COI- Matt Sparks, Natasha Dave, Samira Farouk are on the executive leadership team for the Nephrology Social Media Collective (NSMC). Anna Burgner and Matt Sparks are board members of NephJC/NSMC. These are all voluntary positions.

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