Controversies in Kidney Disease

Event Date
September 13, 2013

Event Time
8:00AM - 3:00PM

Mount Sinai Medical Center - Hatch Auditorium 1468 Madison Avenue at 100th Street New York, NY 10029

Requires Registration

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Program Goal

This program is specifically designed to educate nephrologists, fellows in nephrology and internists or vascular surgeons with a strong interest in kidney disease about kidney disease management and challenge current clinical practice guidelines regarding the diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Program Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME activity, the participant should be able to:

• Describe the proposed relationship between Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease in CKD.
• Appraise the utility of new or developing therapies, such as renal sympathetic denervation and the artificial implantable kidney, in advanced CKD and end-stage renal disease.
• Determine the role of genomics and personalized medicine in the management of CKD.personalized medicine in the management of CKD.


Who Should Attend
Nephrologists; Nephrology trainees (fellows); Internists and/or Vascular surgeons with a particular interest/subspecialty related to CKD

Registration Fees

$100 Practicing Physicians
$ 50 Affiliated Faculty & Other Allied Health Professionals
$ 25 Resident*, Fellows*
- “All *indicated registrations are required to fax a letter of verification from Department Chairman/Chief-of-service to 646-537-9203 or a emailed copy of badge identification to”


Cancellation Policy

A fee of $25.00 will be retained to cover administrative costs for refunds and cancellations. All requests must be confirmed in writing to The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School two weeks before the course begins. No refunds will be made after August 30, 2013 for cancellations and for ‘no-shows’.


The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Verfication of Attendance

Will be provided to all professionals.

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course material.

Special Needs

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you would like to attend this conference and require any special needs or accommodations, please contact The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School at 212-731-7950.

Conference Information, Please email or call the Office of CME a 212.731.7950.