41st Annual Renal Disease and Electrolyte Disorders Course

Aspen, Colorado
Monday, July 21, 2014
University of Colorado
   School of Medicine

  41st Renal Disease & Electrolyte Disorders Course

Aspen, Colorado
July 21-25,  2014

Course Schedule

Monday, July 21, 2014

1:30 - 2:25     Registration

2:25 - 2:30     Welcome - Robert Schrier, MD


2:30 - 3:05     History of Hypertension
                              -Richard Johnson, MD
3:15 - 3:50     Essential Hypertension-Lost in Translation
                              -Bryan Williams, MD
4:00 - 4:35     Hypertension in children and Adolescents
                              -Melissa Cadnapaphornchai, MD

5:05 - 5:40     Resistant Hypertension:Role of Aldosterone
                              -Robert Schrier, MD
5:50 - 6:25     Renal Vascular HTN: Update on Assessment & Mgmt
                               The 2014 Dr. Robert W. Schrier Endowed Lecture
                              -Bryan Williams, MD
6:35              Adjourn
                    Reception & Chamber Music

Tuesday, July 22, 2014


1:30 - 2:05     Is Hypertension a Kidney Disease?
                              -Richard Johnson, MD
2:15 - 2:50     Is Hypertension a cause of CKD
                              -Jessica Kendrick, MD
3:00 - 3:35     Hypertension in Stages 2-4 CKD
                              -Godela Brosnahan, MD

4:05 - 4:40     Management of Blood Pressure in ESRD Patients
                              -Michael Chonchol, MD
4:50 -5:35     BASIC SCIENCE UPDATE: Novel Mechanisms to Maintain
                    Salt and Potassium Homeostasis
                    The Robert Stonerock Sponsored Lecture
                               -David Ellison, MD
5:45             Adjourn

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

7:00 - 7:30     Continental Breakfast

7:30 - 9:00     WORKSHOPS
                    A. Difficult issues in Transplantation
                                -Laurence Chan, MD and Alkesh Jani, MD
                    B. Renal Biopsy Cases
                                -Judith Blaine, MD, and Scott Lucia, MD
                    C. Urinalysis-What you Don't Know
                                -Charles Edelstein, MD

9:10 - 10:40   Workshops repeated


11:00 - 12:00 CPC    - Bryan Williams, MD and Scott Lucia, MD

12:00 - 12:45 Lunch

12:45 - 2:15   Workshops repeated

Thursday, July 24, 2014


1:30 - 2:05     Pregnancy and Hypertension
                              -Jessica Kendrick, MD
2:15 - 2:50     Hypertension in ADPKD:Unique features
                              -Robert Schrier, MD
3:00 - 3:35     BP control in Pts with Neurological Disorders
                              -Thomas Berl, MD


4:05 - 4:40     Calcineurin Inhibitors and HTN: New Mechanisms may lead
                     to Old Treatments The 2014 Dr. Marvin Bernstein Endowed Lectures
                               -David Ellison, MD
4:50 - 5:35     The Life of Nelson Mandela
                               -Robert Schrier, MD
5:45              Adjourn

Friday, July 25, 2014

7:30 - 8:00     Continental Breakfast

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

8:00 - 8:45     CKD and Dialysis
                                 - Michael Conchal, MD
8:55 - 9:40     Glomerulonephritis
                                 - Judith Blaine, MD

10:10-10:55    Acid - Base and Electrolyte Disorders
                                 - Seth Furgeson, MD
11:05-11:50    Transplantation
                                 - Alkesh Jani, MD
12:00             Conference Adjourns


Contact Information

  • Conference Information

    Debbie Hunt-Course Coordinator
    University of Colorado Denver-Division of Renal Diseases & Hypertension
    Box C281-12700 East 19th Avenue Research 2, Room 7021
    Aurora, Colorado 80045
    Phone: 303-724-4823  Fax: 303-724-4852

    Registration Information

    Pam Welker, MBA, CCMEP
    CME 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 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.

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.

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