39th Annual Renal Disease and Electrolyte Disorders Course

Monday, July 23, 2012


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                                               39th ANNUAL 
                                   RENAL DISEASE 
                           July 23- 27, 2012        The Gant       Aspen, Colorado

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012

1:30-2:25 Registration
2:25-2:30 Welcome 
Robert W Schrier. MD
2:30-3:15 Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis of AKI
                        - Richard J Johnson, MD
3:25-4:10 Ongoing Clinical Trials in AKI: Upcoming Prevention and Management Strategies
                        - Sarah Faubel, MD
4:20-4:40 Break
4:40-5:25 Proper Fluid Management of the Patient with AKI 
                        - Robert W. Schrier, MD
5:35-6:20 AKI in the Renal Allograft: Lessons from Hibernators 
                        - Alkesh Jani, MD
6:30 Adjourn - Reception & Chamber Music

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012

1:45-2:30 New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of “Idiopathic”
Membranous Nephropathy 
                        - Joshua Thurman, MD
2:40-3:25 What’s New in FSGS? 
                        - Stuart J Shankland, MD
3:35-3:55 Break
3:55-4:40 Complications in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Role of Blood Glucose,
Renin-Angiotensin System and Blood Pressure 
                        - Robert W. Schrier
4:50-5:35 BASIC SCIENCE UPDATE: Structure and Function of the Podocyte 
                        - Stuart J Shankland, MD
5:45 Adjourn


7:00-7:30 Continental Breakfast
7:30-9:00 WORKSHOPS:
                        A) Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders - Drs. Faubel and Kaehny
                        B) New Risk Factors for CKD - Drs. Jalal and Johnson
                        C) Transplant Biopsy Cases - Drs. Chan and Lucia
9:10-10:40 Workshops repeated
10:40-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 CPC - Drs. Himmelfarb and Lucia
12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45- 2:15 Workshops repeated
2:15 Adjourn


1:45-2:30 Pathophysiology of the Peritoneal Membrane
                        - Isaac Teitelbaum, MD
2:40-3:25 Novel Approaches to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Allograft
                         - Alex Wiseman, MD
3:35-3:55 Break
3:55-4:40 Robert W. Schrier Lecture: Kidney Disease and Public Health:
Problems, Progress and Prospects 
                        - Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
4:50-5:35 Profiles of American Presidents in the Twentieth Century:
Merits and Maladies-From Theodore Roosevelt Jr. to William
Jefferson Clinton: Contributions, Mental and Physical Illnesses
                        - Robert W. Schrier, MD
5:45 Adjourn

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012

7:30- 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

Key articles published during the previous 12 months will be reviewed
by experts in their respective fields.

8:00- 8:45         CKD and Dialysis - Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
8:55- 9:40         Glomerulonephritis -
Stuart J Shankland, MD
9:50-10:10        Break
10:10-10:55      Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders - William D Kaehny, MD
11:05-11:50      Transplantation - Alex Wiseman, MD
12:00               Conference Adjourns





Contact Information

  • Conference Information
    Renal Conference Coordinator

    Registration Information
    Pam Welker
    Conference Coordinator

Payment Instructions

  • Preferred Payment is with a credit card.  MasterCard, Visa, Discover, Diners Club and AMEX are accepted.

    If you prefer to pay by check you may do so; however if your check is not received within 10 business days of your registration your registration can not be guaranteed.  Checks should be made payable to: The University of Colorado

    Reference your full name and registration number on the check.

    Mail checks to:
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Office of CME Renal-REG
    13001 East 17th Place, C295
    Aurora CO 80045
The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.








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