Session date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Cancer Center
8800 W. Doyne Ave.
Milwaukee, WI , WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

Kidney and Transplant Journal Club is a Medical College of Wisconsin CME accredited event held every Tuesday at 4:00PM.  The intended audience for this conference includes approximately 35 to 50 members of the Division of Nephrology, Pediatric Nephrology, Transplant Surgery, the Department of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Pahtology.  Attendees include residents, fellows, clinical and research faculty members, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and research assistants.  The Purpose of this conference is to provide attendees with access to cutting edge clinical and basic science research in the fields of clinical nephrology and transplantaton, renal physiology and pharmacology, and renal pathology and immunology.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target audience: 

Physicians

Physicians Assistants

Nurse/Nurse Practitioners

Medical Students

Learning objectives: 

1. Provide general information about prostaglandins and enzymes responsible for prostaglandin synthesis

2. Review contribution of prostaglandin signaling to the manifestation of glomerulonephritis

3. Describe the ongoing research to uncover mechanisms of posttranslational regulation of COX2, the rate limiting enzyme in the prostaglandin biosynthetic pathway.

Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director

Ashraf El-Meanawy, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Nephrology

Medical College of Wisconsin

Speaker: Andrey Sorokin, PhD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):

Name                           Company                                Role

Dr. Ehab Saad              Amgen                                     PI

Dr. Hariprasad Trivedi    Sanofi                                       Presenter, Medical Education partner Program

                                    Genzyme Corp.                          PI Investigator

                                    Coridien                                    Site PI

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Tonya Walker
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-9077