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The Brigham Renal Board Review Course

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education &
The Renal Division, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital

Special Bonus FREE!
Copy of Renal Board Review and Lecture Notes
Edited by Dr. Singh
 
  • More than 40 hours of video and audio provides a comprehensive review and update
  • Includes sessions devoted to intensive board review
  • Features a faculty selected for their excellence as clinicians and educators
  • Presents state-of-the-art information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of renal disorders

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Offers the following advantages of home study:
  • Learn from experts at your own pace, in the comfort of your home or office
  • Pay no travel costs and take no time away from your practice
  • Select the lectures that you want and make the most of your time
  • Start, stop, and repeat lectures at your convenience

 
CREDITS Earn up to 41 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
CE RELEASE October 1, 2008
CE EXPIRE January 31, 2011
 
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Program Information


The Brigham Renal Board Review Course is designed to prepare participants for the ABIM Subspecialty Board Examination in Nephrology (certification/recertification)
It conveys state-of-the-art information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of renal disorders. The review course also addresses fluid and electrolyte problems, hypertension, renal disease, and the management of acute and chronic renal failure. Additionally, the program emphasizes the practical application of physiological principles to the understanding and management of clinical problems.
 
 

Intended Audience


This Activity Should Be Most Valuable For:
Clinical and academic nephrologists; nephrology trainees; and internists, pediatricians, and primary care physicians with an interest in nephrology and hypertension.
 
 

Topics & Speakers


TRANSPLANTATION

  • Transplantation Immunobiology for the Boards
    Nader Najafian, MD
  • Pre-Transplant Evaluation of Recipients/Donors
    Javeed Ansari, MD
  • Transplant Immunosuppression for the Boards
  • Transplant Cases Studies
  • Late Allograft Dysfunction
  • Take-Home Messages in Transplantation
    Anil K. Chandraker, MD
  • Tissue Typing – A Boards Primer
    Edgar L. Milford, MD
  • Post-Transplant Infectious Complications
    Jay A. Fishman, MD
  • Pancreatic Transplantation
    Martha Pavlakis, MD
  • Renal Transplant Pathology Review
    Helmut G. Rennke, MD
  • Surgical Aspects of Kidney Transplantation
    Stefan G. Tullius, MD, PhD
  • Acute Kidney Injury (AKA Acute Renal Failure)
    Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD
ELECTROLYTES AND ACID BASE
  • Basic Physiology for Tackling Electrolyte/Acid Base Cases
  • Sodium Disorders
  • Potassium Disorders
    David B. Mount, MD
  • Nephrology Board Review 1
    Robert S. Brown, MD
  • Workshop: Challenging Cases for the Boards
  • Acid Base Basics
  • Nephrology Board Review 2 (Electrolytes)
  • Nephrology Board Review 3 (Acid Base)
    Alan S.-L. Yu, MD
GLOMERULONEPHRITIS
  • Pathology Refresher: Part A & B
    Helmut G. Rennke, MD
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Nephrology Board Review 4 (Glomerulonephritis)
    Gerald B. Appel, MD
  • Take-Home Messages
    Ajay K. Singh, MD
  • Genetic Renal Disease: Overview
    Martin A. Pollak, MD
  • Membranous and FSGS
  • GN Cases for the Boards
  • Vasculitis
    Fernando C. Fervenza, MD, PhD
  • Pediatric Kidney Disease: A Board Primer
    Michael Somers, MD
  • Treating GN: Current and Newer Options
  • IgA Nephropathy
    Jai Radhakrishnan, MD
  • RPGN
    David J. Salant, MD
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
    Theodore I. Steinman, MD
  • Pregnancy and Renal Disease
    Robert A. Cohen, MD
  • Light Chain Deposition Disease and Amyloidosis
    Laura M. Dember, MD
  • Nephrology Board Review 5 (Dialysis)
    Daniel M. Coyne, MD
DIALYSIS, CKD AND GENERAL NEPHROLOGY
  • Dialysis Epidemiology: An Overview for the Boards
    Lynda M. Szczech, MD
  • Hemodialysis: An Overview
    J. Kevin Tucker, MD
  • Calcium-Phos/Vitamin D Overview
  • Iron, Anemia, and Kidney Disease
    Daniel M. Coyne, MD
  • Dialysis Vascular Access
    Dirk M. Hentschel, MD
  • Peritoneal Dialysis: An Overview
  • PD Complications
    Joanne M. Bargman, MD
  • Dialysis Dose: Pearls for the Boards
    Jeremy S. Duffield, MD, PhD
  • HIV Nephropathy in CKD Patients
    Lynda Szczech, MD
  • Epo, Anemia, and Kidney Disease
  • Take-Home Messages
  • Nephrology Board Review 6 (Dialysis)
    Ajay K. Singh, MD
  • Poisonings and Intoxications
    J. Kevin Tucker, MD
  • Workshop: Kidney Stone Cases
    Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD
  • CKD Epidemiology: An Overview for the Boards
    Li-Li Hsiao, MD, PhD
  • Measuring Kidney Function
    Julie Lin, MD
  • Hypertension Overview
  • Review of Renin-Angiotensin System for the Boards
    John P . Forman, MD
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Renal Disease
    David M. Charytan, MD
  • Renovascular Disease
    Joseph M. Garasic, MD
ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY
  • AKI Epidemiology
    Sushrut S. Waikar, MD
  • The Kidney and Cancer: Case Studies for the Boards
  • Nephrology Board Review 7 (AKI Syndromes)
    Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD
  • CVVH: An Overview
    Kenneth B. Christopher, MD
  • Take Home Messages
    Sushrut S. Waikar, MD
 

Program Chair

Ajay K. Singh, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Director, Dialysis Service and Physician,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

 

Harvard Faculty

Javeed Ansari, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Fellow, Renal Division Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD
Robert H. Ebert Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Renal Division Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Director, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

Robert S. Brown, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Clinical Chief of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center

Anil K. Chandraker, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Director, Renal Transplant Clinics and Associate Physician, Brigham
and Women’s Hospital

David M. Charytan, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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

Robert A. Cohen, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Attending Nephrologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jeremy S. Duffield, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jay A. Fishman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Director, MGH Transplantation Center and Director, Transplant Infectious Disease & Compromised Host Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

John P. Forman, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Joseph M. Garasic, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Director, Peripheral Vascular Intervention and Associate Physician, Brigham
and Women’s Hospital

Dirk M. Hentschel, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Li-Li Hsiao, MD, PhD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician and Director, Asian Renal Clinic, Renal Division, Brigham
and Women’s Hospital

Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Julie Lin, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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

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

Nader Najafian, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Martha Pavlakis, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Staff Physician, Renal Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Martin R. Pollak, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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

Michael Somers, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Director of Clinical Services, Division of Nephrology, Children’s Hospital Boston

Theodore I. Steinman, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Renal Divisions and Senior Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

J. Kevin Tucker, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Stefan G. Tullius, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School and Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sushut S. Waikar, MD
Instructor, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Renal Division

 

Guest Faculty

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

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

Daniel W. Coyne, MD
Professor of Medicine, Renal Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine

Laura M. Dember, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Staff Physician, Renal Section, Boston
University Medical Center

Fernando C. Fervenza, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Jai Radhakrishnan, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Director, Nephrology Fellowship, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

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

Lynda M. Szczech, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke University Medical Center

Alan S.-L. Yu, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Southern California


 
 

Learning Objectives


After Viewing This Program, Participants Will Be Able To:
  • Understand current pathophysiological mechanisms of renal disease
  • Discuss differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations of patients with renal disorders
  • Identify therapeutic options for specific renal disorders
  • Review renal pathology relevant to both the nephrology boards and clinical practice
  • Understand pathophysiology and discuss the management of clinical problems in transplant patients

 
 

Accreditation Statement


Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
 

Designation


Harvard Medical School designates this educational activity for a maximumof 41 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release date: October 1, 2008.
Credits expire: January 31, 2011.

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test, as well as payment of a $30 processing fee.