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:

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 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. Understand lipid abnormalities in CKD
  2. Know results of major lipid intervention studiies
  3. Review guidelines for lipid management in CKD
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director
Ashraf El-Meanawy, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Speaker: Eric Cohen, MD
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

                                                 Genzyme Corp.                           PI Investigator

                                                 Coridien                                      Site PI

Dr. Jeffrey Wesson                  Afferent Pharmaceuticals         Consultant

                                                  ICET, Inc.                                   Consultant



Tonya Walker
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-9077
Session date: 
01/07/2014 - 4:00pm CST to 01/09/2014 - 5:00pm CST
Cancer Center
8800 W. Doyne Ave.
1st Floor, Conference Room L
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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