This is the schedule for 2017. 2018 schedule not yet available.

Monday, August 14, 2017
6:45am to 7:15am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15am to 7:30am Welcome and Announcements

Drs. Joseph Bonventre, Anil Chandraker, Gearoid McMahon, and Jamil Azzi


7:30am to 8:30am Clinical Renal Pathophysiology

Dr. Ramon Bonegio

8:30am to 8:35am Stretch
8:35am to 9:20am Renal Pathology in 2017: Part 1

Dr. Helmut Rennke

9:20am to 10:05am Renal Pathology in 2017: Part 2

Dr. Helmut Rennke

10:05am to 10:25am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:25am to 11:10am Current Approaches to Urine Sediment Analysis

Dr. Martina McGrath

11:10am to 11:40am Challenging Pathology Cases

Dr. Helmut Rennke

11:40am to 11:45am Stretch
11:45am to 12:30pm Update of IgA Nephropathy

Dr. Gerald Appel

Cases from Renal Grand Rounds at The Brigham with Catered Lunch (optional)

12:30pm to 1:30pm Renal Pathology: Complex Cases

Drs. Helmut Rennke and Gearoid McMahon


1:30pm to 2:15pm Membranous Nephropathy

Dr. David Salant

2:15pm to 3:00pm Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis

Dr. John Niles

3:00pm to 3:05pm Stretch
3:05pm to 3:50pm Update on Lupus Nephritis

Dr. Gerald Appel

3:50pm to 4:35pm Glomerulonephritis: Questions & Answers Session

Dr. Gerald Appel

4:35pm to 4:55pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

4:55pm to 5:40pm Metabolic Management of Kidney Stones

Dr. Gary Curhan

5:40pm to 6:10pm Geriatric Nephrology

Dr. Ernest Mandel

6:10pm to 6:15pm Stretch
6:15pm to 7:00pm Anemia Management: Update and Best Practices

Dr. Ajay Singh

7:00pm to 7:30pm Must-Know Clinical Images in Nephrology

Dr. Ajay Singh


7:30pm to 8:30pm Welcome and Networking Reception

Join faculty and colleagues for refreshments and networking

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
6:45am to 7:15am Continental Breakfast


7:15am to 8:15am Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

Dr. David Mount


8:15am to 9:15am Electrolyte and Acid Base Disorders Questions & Answers Session - Part 1

Dr. Alan Yu

9:15am to 9:20am Stretch
9:20am to 10:05am Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

Dr. David Mount

10:05am to 10:25am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:25am to 11:10am Acidosis

Dr. Alan Yu

11:10am to 11:55am Alkalosis

Dr. Alan Yu

11:55am to 12:00pm Stretch
12:00pm to 12:50pm Cases from Renal Grand Rounds

Dr. David Mount

Cases from Renal Grand Rounds at The Brigham with Catered Lunch (optional)

12:50pm to 1:50pm Challenging Cases

Drs. David Mount and Peter Czarnecki


1:50pm to 2:35pm Electrolyte and Acid Base Disorders Questions & Answers Session - Part 2

Dr. Alan Yu

2:35pm to 3:20pm Genetics and Kidney Disease

Dr. Friedhelm Hildebrandt

3:20pm to 3:25pm Stretch
3:25pm to 4:10pm Update on Polycystic Kidney Disease

Dr. Peter Czarnecki

4:10pm to 4:55pm Pediatric Nephrology

Dr. Michael Somers

4:55pm to 5:15pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

5:15pm to 6:00pm Pregnancy and Renal Disease

Dr. Ravi Thadani

6:00pm to 6:45pm Dialysis Vascular Access: Assessment and Complications

Dr. Dirk Hentschel

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
6:45am to 7:00am Continental Breakfast


7:00am to 7:30am Update on Renovascular Disease

Dr. Joseph Garasic

7:30am to 8:50am Secondary Hypertension

Dr. Anand Vaidya

8:50am to 8:55am Stretch
8:55am to 9:40am Cardiovascular Disease and Renal Disease

Dr. David Charytan

9:40am to 10:40am Nephrology Board Review Practice 1

Dr. David Charytan

10:40am to 11:00am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY • Morning Sessions

11:00am to 11:35am Pathophysiology of Acute Kidney Injury

Dr. Joseph Bonventre

11:35am to 12:15pm Acute Kidney Injury Syndromes

Dr. Sushrut Waikar

12:15pm to 12:20pm Stretch
12:20pm to 1:05pm Cancer and Acute Kidney Injury

Dr. Albert Lam

Cases from Renal Grand Rounds at The Brigham with Catered Lunch (optional)

1:05pm to 2:05pm Paraprotein-Induced Kidney Disease: An Update

Drs. Sushrut Waikar and David Steele

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY • Afternoon Sessions

2:05pm to 2:35pm Paraprotein-Induced Kidney Injury

Dr. Albert Lam

2:35pm to 3:35pm Clinicopathological Conference

Drs. Mark Sarnak, Joel Henderson, and Martina McGrath

3:35pm to 4:15pm Cardiorenal and Hepatorenal Syndromes

Dr. David Steele

4:15pm to 4:35pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

4:35pm to 5:15pm Interstitial Nephritis: Diagnosis and Management

Dr. Li-Li Hsaio

5:15pm to 6:00pm ICU Nephrology and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies

Dr. Peter Czarnecki


6:00pm to 7:30pm Special Keynote Lecture with Dinner

Dr. Barry Brenner

Thursday, August 17, 2017
6:45am to 7:00am Continental Breakfast

TRANSPLANTATION • Morning Sessions

7:00am to 7:45am Why Do We Reject a Transplant?

Dr. Jamil Azzi

7:45am to 8:30am Transplant Immunosuppression Review

Dr. Steven Gabardi

8:30am to 8:35am Stretch
8:35am to 9:05am Immunological Assessment Pre- and Post-Transplant

Dr. Melissa Yeung

9:05am to 9:50am Early Post-Transplant Management

Dr. Anil Chandraker

9:50am to 10:30am Late Post-Transplant Medical Complications

Dr. Leonardo Riella

10:30am to 10:50am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:50am to 11:20am Late Loss of the Kidney Transplant

Dr. Andrew Siedlecki

11:20am to 12:00pm Infection in Transplant Recipients

Dr. Sarah Hammond

12:00pm to 1:00pm Transplant Cases: Board Review Practice

Drs. Melissa Yeung and Edgard Milford

Cases from Renal Grand Rounds at The Brigham with Catered Lunch (optional)

1:00pm to 2:00pm Challenging Cases

Drs. Leonardo Riella and Anil Chandraker

TRANSPLANTATION • Afternoon Sessions

2:00pm to 2:40pm Pre-Transplant Evaluation of Recipients

Dr. Sayeed Malek and Dr. Jamil Azzi

2:40pm to 3:25pm Donor Evaluations

Dr. David Wojciechowski

3:25pm to 3:55pm Thrombotic Microangiopathies

Dr. Jean Francis

3:55pm to 4:15pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

4:15pm to 5:15pm Transplant Board Review Cases

Dr. Leonardo Riella

5:15pm to 6:15pm Must-Know Board Zebras

Dr. Emily Robinson

6:15pm to 6:45pm The Cutting Edge in Transplantation

Dr. Reza Abdi

Friday, August 18, 2017
6:45am to 7:00am Continental Breakfast

DIALYSIS • Morning Sessions

7:00am to 7:40am Dialysis Dosing

Dr. J. Kevin Tucker

7:40am to 8:20am Mineral and Bone Disease

Dr. David Bushinsky

8:20am to 8:25am Stretch
8:25am to 9:10am Dialysis: A Case-Based Clinical Review and Update

Dr. J. Kevin Tucker

9:10am to 9:55am Pearls in Mineral and Bone Disease

Dr. David Bushinsky

9:55am to 10:25am Renal Ultrasound for the Clinical Nephrologist

Dr. Adina Voiculescu

10:25am to 10:40am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:40am to 11:25am Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology: A 2017 Update

Dr. Gearoid McMahon

11:25pm to 12:10pm Peritoneal Dialysis

Dr. Joanne Bargman

Cases from Renal Grand Rounds at The Brigham with Catered Lunch (optional)

12:10pm to 1:10pm Challenging Cases

Drs. Albert Lam and Gearoid McMahon

DIALYSIS • Afternoon Sessions

1:10pm to 2:00pm Peritoneal Dialysis Complications

Dr. Joanne Bargman

2:00pm to 2:40pm Poisonings and Intoxications: What a Nephrologist Now Needs to Know

Dr. Albert Lam

2:40pm to 2:55pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

2:55pm to 3:40pm Nephrology Board Review Practice 2

Dr. Finnian McCausland

3:40pm to 4:15pm How to Pass the Boards

Dr. David Leaf

4:15pm Closing Remarks and Adjournment