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The Brigham Renal Board Review Course presented by Brigham and Women's Hospital - No Longer for Sale

The Brigham Renal Board Review Course presented by Brigham and Women's Hospital - No Longer for Sale

Format

Board Review

Time to Complete

48 hours

Released

September 1, 2014

Expires

September 1, 2017
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Maximum Credits

48.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider

This program is provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC in conjunction with Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Producer

This program is produced by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

An excellent intensive board review for those registered to take the nephrology boards and a comprehensive update for those seeking recertification.

Intended Audience

Clinical and academic nephrologists, internists, pediatricians and primary care physicians/trainees preparing for ABIM nephrology certification/recertification examinations and/or seeking a comprehensive update in renal medicine and its subspecialties.

Educational Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Summarize current/recommended nephrology guidelines in clinical practice
  • Explain the differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations of patients with renal disorders
  • Identify/integrate current therapeutic options for specific renal disorders
  • Review and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice
  • Describe and understand pathophysiological mechanisms as it applies to management of renal disease
  • Apply learning objectives to the ABIM Nephrology certification/recertification examinations

Topics and Speakers

Click here for a complete list of course topics and speakers.

Accreditor Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest Policy

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, medical reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Course Directors

Anil Chandraker, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical
School and Director
Renal Transplant Clinics and Physician
Renal Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Grant/Research/Clinical Trial Support: Novartis, Tolera (DSMBs)
Consultant/Advisory Boards: Sanofi, Astellas
Ajay K. Singh, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical
School and Physician
Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Consulting: Sandoz, HIS Dialysis, Rockwell, Keryx
Grant Support: Johnson & Johnson,
Concert, Genentech, Genzyme

Faculty

Speakers
Jamil Azzi, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Vanesa Bijol, MD
Instructor in Pathology and Lab Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Attending Renal Pathologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD
Samuel A. Levine Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Renal Division
Chief, BWH HST Division of Bioengineering
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Past-President, American Society of Nephrology

Jae Hyung Chang, MD
Research Fellow in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

David M. Charytan, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Kenneth B. Christopher, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Gary C. Curhan, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Bradley M. Denker, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician, Renal Division
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Chief of Nephrology
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
Boston, MA

John P. Forman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Steven Gabardi, PharmD, BCPS
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Abdominal Organ Transplant
Clinical Specialist & Program Director
PGY-2 Organ Transplant Pharmacology Residency
Departments of Pharmacy Services/Transplant Surgery/Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Joseph M. Garasic, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Division of Cardiology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Sarah P. Hammond, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Eliot C. Heher, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Medical Director, Kidney Transplant Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Dirk M. Hentschel, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Li-Li Hsiao, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Albert Q. Lam, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
 
Sayeed Malek, MD, FACS
Instructor in Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director of Transplant Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Finnian McCausland, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Renal Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Martina McGrath, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Gearoid McMahon, MBBCh
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Edgar L. Milford, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

David B. Mount, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Division Chief
Director of Dialysis Services
Director of Clinical Services, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Physician, Renal Division
VA Boston Healthcare System
Boston, MA

Helmut G. Rennke, MD
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Staff Pathologist and Director
Renal Pathology Laboratory
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD, FASN
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Associate Director of Kidney Transplantation
Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Andrew M. Siedlecki, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Theodore I. Steinman, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Hakan Toka, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

J. Kevin Tucker, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Director, Joint BWH-MGH Nephrology Fellowship Program
Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Adina S. Voiculescu, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Sushrut S. Waikar, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Melissa Yeung, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Guest Faculty
Gerald B. Appel, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Director of Clinical Nephrology
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Joanne M. Bargman, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto
Director, Peritoneal Dialysis Program
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

David Bushinsky, MD
Professor of Medicine
Pharmacology and Physiology
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Chief, Nephrology Division
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Laura M. Dember, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Michael Emmett, MD
Chairman, Department of Medicine
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX
 
Colm Magee, MD, MPH, FRCPI
Nephrology Consultant
Beaumont Hospital
Dublin, Ireland

Nader Najafian, MD
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension
Head, Section of Transplant Nephrology
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL

Marc A. Phol, MD
Ray W. Gifford. Endowed Chair
Section Head
Clinical Hypertension & Nephrology
Director, Center for Blood Pressure Disorders
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

David J. Salant, MD
Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Chief, Renal Division
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA

Publishing Staff Disclosures

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Credit

48.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

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