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. 


Target audience: 
  • Physicians 
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Medical Students
Learning objectives: 


  • Compare Covid-19 mortality in transplant recipients and waitlisted candidates
  • Examine the effect of ethnicity on death in waitlisted and transplant recipients
  • Examine the effect of time since transplant on mortality related to COVID-19
Faculty & credentials: 


Barbara Bresnahan, MD


Division of Nephrology

Medical College of Wisconsin

Activity Director:

Dawn Wolfgram, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Nephrology

Medical College of Wisconsin


Morgan Faulkner
Session date: 
01/11/2022 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm CST
  • 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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