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7th Annual AKI Symposium

10/19/2017 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
BST S120

The 7th Annual Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Symposium will aim to continue a cross-campus dialogue on acute kidney injury to identify areas of interest, collaboration and preliminary data in preparation for grant application.

The event will include University of Pittsburgh researchers presenting cutting edge AKI research.

The Symposium will feature Andrew Shaw, MBBS; Executive Medical Director for Perioperative Services, and Executive Vice Chair, Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, as well as Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD, Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Nephrology, Division of Renal Diseases from Washington University School of Medicine, as keynote speakers.

University of Pittsburgh post docs, residents and fellows will also present work related to their AKI research. Financial prizes will be awarded for the top 3 best presentations.

This year a Patient Education Session has been added. Guest Speaker, Leslie Meigs, will share her personal story about her experience with AKI. Other patients and families that have dealt with AKI, will also be invited to attend educational presentations given by faculty members.

7:30-8:00am  Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00am – 4:00pm Symposium

2 lunchtime keynote speakers:   Webcast

  • Andrew Shaw, MBBS
  • Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD

Guest Speaker: Leslie Meigs

Continuing Medical Education credits