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13th Annual AKI Symposium

October 12, 2023

Hosted by: Pittsburgh Center for Kidney Research-O’Brien Center Renal-Electrolyte Division; Program for Critical Care Nephrology; UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Division of Pediatric Nephrology; Starzl Transplantation Institute

When: Thursday, October 12, 2023

Where: UPMC Presbyterian Biomedical Science Tower (BST); Room 120, 203 Lothrop Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

About The Symposium

This symposium will promote the clinical knowledge related to diagnosis and personalized treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI). It will help to improve the care of critically ill patients who develop or are at risk for AKI. It will also promote communication and collaboration among experts and specialists treating and researching acute kidney injury. The understanding of AKI and the effective strategies for developing, implementing, and performing protocols for managing the condition will be enhanced.

CME Credits

This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Who Should Attend?

The symposium is targeted for doctors, fellows, researchers, and professionals in the medical and research fields of critical care medicine, transplantation, nephrology, and the renal-electrolyte division. The symposium also serves as a platform to spread kidney awareness and to educate and share resources with patients and the community.

Course Directors

Raghavan Murugan, MD, MS, FRCP, FCCM
Professor, Critical Care Medicine & Clinical and Translational Science Chief, Critical Care Medicine | UPMC Magee Womens Hospital Director, Program for Critical Care Nephrology | University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Roderick Tan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte Division

Jacqueline Ho, MD, MSc
Division Chief, Pediatric Nephrology, UPMC Children’

Martin Oberbarnscheidt, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Starzl Transplantation Institute

More information and register for the symposium.

Full symposium agenda and speakers list will be available in the future.