Session date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Cancer Center
8800 W. Doyne Ave.
Milwaukee, 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

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) To increase understanding of the role of polymer aggregation in the process of crystal aggregation and the generation of stone matrix.

2) To underderstand the link between protein structural variations and protein aggregation.

3) To explore possible environmental links to urinary macromolecular stuctures and behaviors with regard to stone formation.

Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director
Ashraf El-Meanawy, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Speaker: Jeffrey A. Wesson, PhD, MD

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

NameCompanyRole
Ehab Saad, MDAmgenPrincipal Investigator
Jeffrey Wesson, MDAfferent PharmaceuticalsConsultant
 ICET, Inc.Consultant

CME Coordinator Contact Information

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