NKF’s 52nd Annual Medical Symposium – Kidney Care: 2020 and Beyond – 13th November (FREE for fellows)

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The 52nd Annual Medical Symposium, a bay area nephrology community tradition, is a day-long program that provides healthcare professionals with timely updates on CKD guidelines & standards, treatments, research and co-morbidities, so they may better care for and serve patients who are affected by kidney disease.

This is a live-virtual event taking place on Friday November 13th from 7:30am – 5:30pm PST. Attendees and Faculty will be participating in real-time remotely.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:


Race/Ethnicity, Body Composition and
Kidney Function Measurement

Neil Powe, MD, MPH, MBA, UCSF and ZSFGH
Cynthia Delgado, MD, UCSF and SF VA Medical Center


Roadmap to 80%:
Achieving the AAKH Home Dialysis Goals –
The Reality Check

Martin Schreiber, MD, Davita Kidney Care

Telemedicine & Nephrology:
How Will the Pandemic Accelerate Innovation?

Leslie Wong, MD, Nephrology Care Alliance
Cleveland Clinic

The full program is available here.

CME/CE credits are available.

Chronic Kidney Disease during Covid-19: A Deep Dive

For fellows, there is an additional option to attend this Texas-based program on Thursday, November 12th & Friday, November 13th for free. This meeting is focused on the implications of Covid-19 for chronic kidney disease including an overview of what we know to date, nutritional and conservative management, transplantation, and home dialysis during the pandemic. The full program is available here.

How to register for these free events:

Fellows need to send their first name, last name, and email address to Patty McCormac at Patty.McCormac@kidney.org. Please specify if you wish to be registered for both programs when you write to Patty or alternatively email Amanda.crowley@kidney.org if you intend on only attending the Texas (Co vid-19) program.

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