SCHEDULE

Su 3/18

7:00 AM 7:50 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 AM 8:00 AM Introduction & Welcome
Martin Pollak, MD
Burton D. Rose, MD
8:00 AM 9:00 AM State-of-the-Art Approaches to Small-Vessel Vasculitis
Ronald J. Falk, MD
9:00 AM 10:00 AM Renal Artery Disease, Renovascular Hypertension and Ischemic Nephropathy
Marc A. Pohl, MD
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break
10:20 AM 11:20 AM Efficacy of Immunosuppressive Drugs in Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome
Ronald J. Falk, MD
11:20 AM 12:05 PM Resistant Hypertension: New Strategies and Treatment Options
Marc A. Pohl, MD
12:05 PM 1:20 PM Lunch Break
12:35 PM 1:20 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions
(bring your lunch)
Ronald J. Falk, MD
Marc A. Pohl, MD
1:20 PM 2:20 PM IgA Nephropathy and H-S Purpura: Individualizing Therapy
Ronald J. Falk, MD
2:20 PM 3:05 PM Basic PD Essentials for Clinical Practice
Adam M. Segal, MD
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:15 PM 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 PM 4:15 PM Prevention and Treatment of Common PD Complications
Adam M. Segal, MD
4:15 PM 5:00 PM Advanced CKD: Challenging Conversations Related to Prognosis and Treatment Decisions
Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc
5:00 PM 5:30 PM Renal Imaging: Essentials for Every Nephrologist
Frederick D. Grant, MD

M 3/19

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:15 AM Acid-Base: Elementary Issues
Michael Emmett, MD
8:15 AM 9:00 AM Acid-Base: Advanced Issues
Michael Emmett, MD
9:00 AM 10:00 AM Relation Between Salt and Water
Richard H. Sterns, MD
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break
10:20 AM 11:20 AM Workshop: Fluid and Electrolytes
Richard H. Sterns, MD
11:20 AM 12:05 PM Test Your Knowledge: Cases and Discussion
Stewart H. Lecker, MD, PhD
12:05 PM 1:20 PM Lunch Break
12:35 PM 1:20 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions
(bring your lunch)
Richard H. Sterns, MD
Michael Emmett, MD
1:20 PM 2:20 PM Workshop: Acid-Base Clinical Cases
Michael Emmett, MD
2:20 PM 3:05 PM Disorders of Potassium Balance: A Comprehensive Primer
Richard H. Sterns, MD
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:15 PM 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Case-Based Clinical Questions
Robert S. Brown, MD
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Case-Based Workshop: Problems in Dialysis
John Danziger, MD

T 3/20

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Workshop: Challenging Cases in Glomerular Diseases
Helmut G. Rennke, MD
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Immunosuppresive Management in Acute Infection and Malignancy in Renal Transplantation 
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
9:30 AM 9:50 AM Refreshment Break
9:50 AM 10:50 AM Overview of Renal Transplantation Rejection: Pathology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
10:50 AM 11:50 AM Management of Polycystic Kidney Disease
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
11:50 AM 12:50 PM Genetic Renal Disease: Which Diagnostic Test Do I Order – A Practical Approach
Martin Pollak, MD
12:50 PM 2:05 PM Lunch Break
1:20 PM 2:05 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions
(bring your lunch)
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
2:05 PM 3:05 PM Tubulointerstitial Disease/HIV
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:15 PM 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Management of the Failing Kidney: Best Practices for Care
Martha Pavlakis, MD
4:30 PM 5:45 PM Pathology and Mechanisms of Glomerular Diseases
Helmut G. Rennke, MD

W 3/21

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Updates on the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
Bradley M. Denker, MD
8:30 AM 9:15 AM Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: Addressing This Common Challenge
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
9:15 AM 10:15 AM Noninfectious Complications of Renal Transplant
Martha Pavlakis, MD
10:15 AM 10:30 AM Refreshment Break
10:30 AM 11:30 AM Maintenance Immunosuppression in Renal Transplantation
Martha Pavlakis, MD
11:30 AM 12:30 PM Optimizing Renal Support in Acute Kidney Injury: Case-Based Discussions
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Controversial Issues in the Treatment of Mild Hypertension
Bradley M. Denker, MD

Th 3/22

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Management of Hypertension in Nephropathy and Diabetes: An Update
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Advances in Phosphate Homeostasis Management
Myles S. Wolf, MD, MMSc
9:30 AM 9:50 AM Refreshment Break
9:50 AM 10:50 AM Management of Nondiabetic Chronic Kidney Disease
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
10:50 AM 11:15 AM Important Ophthalmology and Dermatology Essentials: “Never Miss” Findings
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
Esther E. Freeman, MD, PhD
11:15 AM 12:00 PM Current Controversies in Salt and Water
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
12:00 PM 1:15 PM Lunch Break
12:30 PM 1:15 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions (bring your lunch)
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
1:15 PM 2:00 PM The Management of the Incidentally Discovered Adrenal Mass
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
2:00 PM 3:15 PM Endocrine Hypertension: Primary Aldosteronism and Pheochromocytoma
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
3:15 PM 3:25 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:25 PM 3:45 PM Refreshment Break
3:45 PM 4:45 PM Treating Lupus Nephritis in 2018
Gerald B. Appel, MD
4:45 PM 5:45 PM Diagnosis and Management of Thrombotic Microangiopathies
Gerald B. Appel, MD

F 3/23

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:30 AM AV Access: Issues and Challenges
Amy R. Evenson, MD
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Renal Aspects of Dysproteinemias
Gerald B. Appel, MD
9:30 AM 10:00 AM Refreshment Break
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Case-Based Workshop: Challenging Glomerular Biopsy Cases
Gerald B. Appel, MD
11:00 AM 11:45 AM Diuretic Resistance: Causes and Therapeutic Response
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
11:45 AM 1:00 PM Lunch Break
12:15 PM 1:00 PM Meet-the-Professors: Answering Your Challenging Questions (bring your lunch)
Gerald B. Appel, MD
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Management of the Manifestations of Nephrotic Syndrome
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
2:00 PM 2:45 PM Hemodialysis Delivery: Complications and the Barriers to Adequate Dialysis
Mark E. Williams, MD, FACP, FASN
2:45 PM 3:00 PM Refreshment Break
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Renal Disease and Pregnancy
Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH
4:00 PM 5:00 PM A Comprehensive Looks at Renal Stones: Strategies and Treatment Options
Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD

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