Session date: 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
Clinical Cancer Center
8800 W. Doyne Avenue
1st floor conference room L
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 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 transplantation, 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: 

At the conclusion of the Renal Fellows Conference, the attendees will be able to

  1. Understand that blood based functional genomics encompasses more than gene expression profiling of patient leukocytes.
  2. Understand how blood based functional genomics can be used gain mechanistic insight to various inflammatory mechanisms and can be used to differentiate/define the combinatorial effects of the cytokine/extracellular milieu
  3. Understand that the processes can be used to better characterize the effects of therapeutic agents in clinical trials.
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director

Ashraf El-Meanawy, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Nephrology

Medical College of Wisconsin

Speaker: Martin Hessner, 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. Jeffrey Wesson                                Afferent Pharmaceuticals                                    Consultant

                                                             ICET, Inc.                                                            Consultant

CME Coordinator Contact Information

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