5th Annual Renal Research Retreat

Chicago, IL US
May 12, 2023
This activity will explore a variety of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) care models. It will include a particular emphasis on barriers to and innovative delivery of home dialysis, so clinicians can use these strategies to improve patient care.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for internists, nephrologists, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to managing patients and populations with ESKD.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recall the current landscape of ESKD care;
  • Identify barriers to providing home dialysis to patients;
  • Discuss approaches to better care for underserved populations using home dialysis;
  • Describe patient-centered and population-based care models in ESKD;
  • Assess novel strategies to provide home dialysis care to patients, including transitional care, urgent start peritoneal dialysis, and incorporating telehealth into practice.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Tishena Wilson
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 Participation
Event starts: 
05/12/2023 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
05/12/2023 - 3:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
William Eckhardt Research Center
5640 S. Ellis Ave
Room 161
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Learners can attend this meeting in person or virtually. For more information, contact Tishena Wilson via email.

Visit the University of Chicago Department of Nephrology's website.
The William Eckhardt Research Center is a 277,000 gross square foot building with a basement, sub-basement, and five above-grade floors. The building houses offices, conference rooms, and laboratories for the Division of Physical Sciences and the Institute of Molecular Engineering. The specific Physical Science Units include Astronomy & Astrophysics and the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics. The building also houses the Pritzker Nanofabrication Cleanroom Facility.

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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Tishena Wilson via email at tishena@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu.
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
  Samantha Gunning, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine

  Bharathi Reddy, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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