Program Description: 

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has a mission to be the national leader in providing high quality healthcare. One of the ways that we are doing this is to provide high quality continuing medical education (CME) to our faculty; this includes presentations in the field of Nephrology. Our education al topics focus on outcomes research in chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease, delivery of care in dialysis units and chronic kidney disease clinics, emerging data on new treatments compared to current standard of care, continuing review of kidney biopsy pathology, and basic science research that may become future therapeutics. Continuing education presentations will include the pathogenesis, diagnoses, and treatment of kidney diseases including but not limited to the following conditions of: hypertension, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury, kidney transplant and immunosuppression, glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, electrolytes disorders and metabolic acidosis and alkalosis. Specific focus includes renal pathology for diagnosis. 

Keywords: Kidney, chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease

Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Demonstrate use and application of performing point of care ultrasound.
  • Collaborate in the development of new standards of care.
  • Apply clinical knowledge to enhance patient care.
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Directors:

Dawn Wolfgram, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
The Medical College of Wisconsin


Pam Cunningham
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0300
Series date: 
01/05/2021 - 3:30pm CST to 12/14/2021 - 4:30pm CST

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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.

Series location: 
Virtual Meeting
United States


Session Date
Recurrence of FSGS 01/05/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CST
Biopsy Conference 01/12/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CST
Small Molecule Drug SHetA2 as a Candidate for Therapeutic Intervention p66Shc-Mediated Renal Vascular Disease 01/19/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CST
Use of THAM for Treatment of Severe Acidosis 01/26/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CST
To use, or not to use, contrast, that is the question. Are you a radiologist or a nephrologist? 02/02/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CST
Biopsy Conference 03/09/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CST
Home Dialysis: Challenges and Opportunities 03/30/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CDT
Vascular Access for Nephrologists--What I Need to Know! 04/06/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CDT
Diabetic Kidney Disease Updates 05/04/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CDT
Biopsy Conference 05/18/2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CDT