Intensive Review of Nephrology

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital Board Review

Prepare for board exams with this comprehensive update of renal medicine and its subspecialties. Ideal for MOC!

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A Comprehensive Nephrology Update

Recorded during Harvard Medical School's highly-rated annual live event, Intensive Review of Nephrology provides critical updates on basic principles, changing guidelines and therapeutic strategies. Throughout this CME program, emphasis is placed on the practical application of physiological principles to the understanding and management of clinical problems and board exam preparation, helping you to better:

  • Summarize current/recommended nephrology guidelines in clinical practice
  • Explain the differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations of patients with renal disorders
  • Identify/integrate current therapeutic options for specific renal disorders
  • Review and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice
  • Describe pathophysiological mechanisms as they apply to management of renal disease
  • Apply learning objectives to the ABIM Nephrology certification/recertification examinations

Discover New Guidelines

A clinically based review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in nephrology provides 46.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 46.75 MOC points. Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge, incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice, and prepare for board exams.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Course Directors:
Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD
Samuel A. Levine Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Renal Division
Chief, Division of Engineering in Medicine
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital


Jamil R. Azzi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital


Anil Chandraker, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Medical Director, Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation 
Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
President, American Society of Transplantation


Gearoid M. McMahon, MB BCh
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Credits: Earn 46.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 46.75 MOC points

Glomerulonephritis

  • Clinical Renal Pathophysiology - Ramon G. Bonegio, MD
  • Renal Pathology in 2017: Part 1 - Helmut G. Rennke, MD
  • Renal Pathology in 2017: Part 2 - Helmut G. Rennke, MD
  • Current Approaches to Urine Sediment Analysis - Martina M. McGrath, MD
  • Challenging Pathology Cases - Helmut G. Rennke, MD
  • Update of IgA Nephropathy - Gerald B. Appel, MD
  • Membranous Nephropathy - David Salant, MD
  • Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis - John L. Niles, MD
  • Update on Lupus Nephritis - Gerald B. Appel, MD
  • Glomerulonephritis: Questions & Answers Session - Gerald B. Appel, MD
  • Metabolic Management of Kidney Stones - Gary Curhan, MD, ScD
  • Geriatric Nephrology - Ernest Mandel, MD
  • Anemia Management: Update and Best Practices - Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
  • Must-Know Clinical Images in Nephrology - Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

Electrolytes and Acid Base

  • Workshop: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia - David B. Mount, MD
  • Electrolyte and Acid Base Disorders Questions & Answers Session - Part 1 - Alan S.L. Yu, MB, BChir.
  • Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia - David B. Mount, MD
  • Acidosis - Alan S.L. Yu, MB, BChir.
  • Alkalosis - Alan S.L. Yu, MB, BChir.
  • Cases from Renal Grand Rounds - David B. Mount, MD
  • Electrolyte and Acid Base Disorders Questions & Answers Session - Part 2 - Alan S.L. Yu, MB, BChir.
  • Genetics and Kidney Disease - Friedhelm Hildebrandt, MD
  • Update on Polycystic Kidney Disease - Peter G. Czarnecki, MD
  • Pregnancy and Renal Disease - Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH
  • Pediatric Nephrology - Michael J.G. Somers, MD
  • Dialysis Vascular Access: Assessment and Complications - Dirk Hentschel, MD

CKD and General Nephrology

  • Update on Renovascular Disease - Joseph M. Garasic, MD
  • Secondary Hypertension - Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Renal Disease - David M. Charytan, MD, MSc
  • Nephrology Board Review Practice 1 - David M. Charytan, MD, MSc

Acute Kidney Injury

  • Pathophysiology of Acute Kidney Injury - Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD
  • Acute Kidney Injury Syndromes - Sushrut S. Waikar, MD, MPH
  • Cancer and Acute Kidney Injury - Albert Q. Lam, MD
  • Paraprotein Induced Kidney Injury - Albert Q. Lam, MD
  • Clinicopathological Conference - Mark J. Sarnak, MD, MS, Joel Henderson, MD, PhD & Martina M. McGrath, MD
  • Cardiorenal and Hepatorenal Syndromes - David J.R. Steele, MD
  • Interstitial Nephritis: Diagnosis and Management - Li-Li Hsiao, MD, PhD
  • ICU Nephrology and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies - Peter G. Czarnecki, MD

Transplantation

  • Why Do We Reject a Transplant? - Jamil R. Azzi, MD
  • Transplant Immunosuppression Review - Steven Gabardi, PharmD., BCPS, FAST, FCCP
  • Immunological Assessment Pre and Post Transplant - Melissa Y. Yeung, MD
  • Early Post Transplant Management - Anil K. Chandraker, MD
  • Late Post Transplant Medical Complications - Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD
  • Late Loss of the Kidney Transplant - Andrew M. Siedlecki, MD
  • Infection in Transplant Recipients - Sarah P. Hammond, MD
  • Transplant Cases: Board Review Practice - Melissa Y. Yeung MD & Edgar L. Milford, MD
  • Pre-Transplant Evaluation of Recipients - Jamil R. Azzi, MD & Sayeed Malek, MD, FACS
  • Donor Evaluation - David Wojciechowski, DO
  • Thrombotic Microangiopathies - Jean M. Francis, MD
  • Transplant Board Review - Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD
  • Must Know Board Zebras - Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH
  • Cutting Edge in Transplantation - Reza Abdi, MD

Dialysis

  • Dialysis Dosing - J. Kevin Tucker, MD
  • Mineral and Bone Disease - David Bushinsky, MD
  • Dialysis: A Case-Based Clinical Review and Update - J. Kevin Tucker, MD
  • Pearls in Mineral and Bone Disease - David Bushinsky, MD
  • Renal Ultrasound for the Clinical Nephrologist - Adina S. Voiculescu, MD
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology: A 2017 Update - Gearoid M. McMahon, MB BCh
  • Peritoneal Dialysis - Joanne M. Bargman, MD, FRCPC
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Complications - Joanne M. Bargman, MD, FRCPC
  • Poisonings and Intoxications: What a Nephrologist Now Needs to Know - Albert Q. Lam, MD
  • Nephrology Board Review Practice 2 - Finnian R. McCausland, MD
  • How to Pass the Boards - David E. Leaf, MD

Course Directors

Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD

  • Samuel A. Levine Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Renal Division
  • Chief, Division of Engineering in Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jamil R. Azzi, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician, Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

 

Anil K. Chandraker, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Medical Director
  • Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation
  • Physician, Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • President, American Society of Transplantation

Gearoid M. McMahon, MB BCh

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Harvard Medical School Faculty

Reza Abdi, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

David M. Charytan, MD, MSc

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Gary Curhan, MD, ScD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Professor of Epidemiology
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Senior Physician, Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Peter G. Czarnecki, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Steven Gabardi, PharmD, BCPS, FAST, FCCP

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Abdominal Organ Transplant Specialist
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Departments of Pharmacy Services/Transplant Surgery/Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Joseph Garasic, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Division of Cardiology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Sarah Hammond, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Division of Infectious Disease
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dirk Hentschel, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Friedhelm Hildebrandt, MD

  • Warren E. Harmon Professor of Pediatrics in the Field of Nephrology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Division of Nephrology
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Boston Children’s Hospital

Li-Li Hsiao, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Albert Lam, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

David Leaf, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Sayeed Malek, MD, FACS

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical Director of Transplant Surgery
  • Department of Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Ernest Mandel, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Finnian McCausland, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Martina McGrath, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Edgar Milford, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Tissue Typing Laboratory
  • Physician, Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

 

David Mount, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical Chief
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Staff Physician
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • VA Boston, Healthcare System

John Niles, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Nephrology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Helmut Rennke, MD

  • Professor of Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Renal Pathology Laboratory
  • Department of Pathology
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Leonardo Riella, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Emily Robinson, MD, MPH

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Andrew Siedlecki, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Ajay Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

  • Senior Associate Dean for Global and Continuing Education
  • Director, Master in Medical Sciences in Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
  • Harvard Medical School Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Michael Somers, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Nephrology
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Boston Children’s Hospital

David Steele, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Nephrology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Ravi Thadhani, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Division of Nephrology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

J. Kevin Tucker, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Joint BWH-MGH Nephrology Fellowship Program
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Endocrinology
  • Diabetes and Hypertension
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Adina Voiculescu, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Sushrut Waikar, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Constantine L. Hampers Distinguished Chair in Renal Medicine
  • Physician, Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

David Wojciechowski, DO

  • Director of Transplant Nephrology
  • Clinical Research, Transplant Center
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Melissa Yeung, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Guest Faculty

Gerald Appel, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Director of Clinical Nephrology
  • Columbia University Medical Center
  • New York, NY

Joanne Bargman, MD, FRCPC

  • Professor of Medicine
  • University of Toronto
  • Director, Peritoneal Dialysis Program
  • University Health Network
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ramon G. Bonegio, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Renal Section, Department of Medicine
  • Boston Medical Center

David Bushinsky, MD

  • Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology and Physiology
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Chief, Nephrology Division
  • University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Rochester, NY

Jean Francis, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Renal Section
  • Department of Medicine
  • Boston Medical Center

 

Joel Henderson, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Department of Pathology
  • Boston Medical Center

David Salant, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Chief, Renal Section
  • Department of Medicine
  • Boston Medical Center

Mark Sarnak, MD, MS

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Director of Research
  • Division of Nephrology
  • Associate Director
  • Research Training Program
  • Tufts Medical Center

Alan Yu, MB BChir

  • Harry Statland and Solon Summerfield Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and
  • The Kidney Institute
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Kansas City, KS

Accreditation

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 46.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: October 1, 2017
Termination Date: January 31, 2020 (Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)
Estimated Time to Complete the Activity: 46.75 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn 46.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

On the course evaluation page please indicate “Yes” when asked if you would like to receive ABIM MOC points for your participation in this enduring activity. You will then be required to provide your ABIM ID # and your Date of Birth. Points earned will equal the amount of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed.

HMS will upload the participant data, including the points earned, directly to the ABIM so that it will appear on the ABIM diplomates transcript. These points will not appear on your certificate provided at the end of this enduring activity.

Disclosure Policy

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Disclosure information for all individuals in control of the content of the activity is located on the disclosure statement in the PDF and printed syllabus.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, participants will be better able to:

  • Summarize current/recommended nephrology guidelines in clinical practice
  • Explain the differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations of patient with renal disorders
  • Identify/integrate current therapeutic options for specific renal disorders
  • Review and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice
  • Describe pathophysiological mechanisms as they apply to management of renal disease
  • Apply learning objectives to the ABIM Nephrology certification/recertification examinations

ACGME Competencies

This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Target Audience

The target audience for the Intensive Review of Nephrology course is clinical and academic nephrologists, internists, pediatricians, and primary care physicians/trainees preparing for ABIM nephrology certification/recertification examinations and/or seeking a comprehensive update in renal medicine and its subspecialties.