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The Brigham Renal Board Review Course

The Brigham Renal Board Review Course

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Format

Board Review

Time to Complete

47 hours

Released

October 1, 2016

Expires

January 31, 2019

Maximum Credits

47.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider

This program is provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC in conjunction with Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Producer

This program is produced by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

Recorded during the highly-rated annual live event, The Brigham Renal Board Review Course provides critical updates on basic principles, changing guidelines and therapeutic strategies. Throughout this CME program, emphasis is placed on the practical application of physiological principles to the understanding and management of clinical problems and board exam preparation, helping you to better:

  • 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 pathophysiological mechanisms as they apply to management of renal disease
  • Apply learning objectives to the ABIM Nephrology certification/recertification examinations

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 patient with renal disorders
  • Identify/integrate current therapeutic options for specific renal disorders
  • Review and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice
  • Describe pathophysiological mechanisms as they apply to management of renal disease
  • Apply learning objectives to the ABIM Nephrology certification/recertification examinations

Topics and Speakers

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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

Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD
Samuel A. Levine Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Renal Division
Chief, Division of Engineering in Medicine
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Past President, American Society of Nephrology

Anil K. Chandraker, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Renal Transplant Clinics
Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
President, American Society of Transplantation

Jamil R. Azzi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Gearoid M. McMahon, MB, BCh
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Faculty

Reza Abdi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Vanesa Bijol, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Renal Pathologist
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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

Kenneth B. Christopher, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Senior Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Peter G. Czarnecki, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

John P. Forman, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Steven Gabardi, PharmD, BCPS, FAST, FCCP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Abdominal Organ Transplant Specialist
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Departments of Pharmacy Services/Transplant Surgery/Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Joseph M. Garasic, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Division of Cardiology
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Sarah P. Hammond, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Disease
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Eliot C. Heher, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dirk M. Hentschel, MD
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Director, Interventional Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Friedhelm Hildebrandt, MD
Warren E. Grupe Professor of Pediatrics in the Field of Nephrology
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Department of Pediatrics
Boston Children’s Hospital

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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

Albert Q. Lam, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

David E. Leaf, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sayeed Malek, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director of Transplant Surgery
Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ernest I. Mandel, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Finnian R. McCausland, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Martina M. McGrath, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Edgar L. Milford, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Tissue Typing Laboratory
Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

David B. Mount, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Chief, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Staff Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine
VA Boston Healthcare System

John L. Niles, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Helmut G. Rennke, MD
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Renal Pathology Laboratory
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Andrew M. Siedlecki, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
Senior Associate Dean, Global and Continuing Education
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician, Renal Division
Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Michael J.G. Somers, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Division of Nephrology
Department of Pediatrics
Boston Children’s Hospital

David J.R. Steele, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

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

Adina S. Voiculescu, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sushrut S. Waikar, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Constantine L. Hampers Distinguished Chair in Renal Medicine
Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Melissa Y. Yeung, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Guest Faculty
Gerald B. Appel, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians & 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

Laurence H. Beck, Jr., MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

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

Jean M. Francis, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

Mark J. Sarnak, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Director of Research, Division of Nephrology
Associate Director, Research Training Program
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA

Alan S.L. Yu, MD, MB, BChir
Harry Statland and Solon Summerfield Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
and The Kidney Institute
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

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

47.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

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