4th Annual Research Retreat

October 19, 2021
The Section of Nephrology's Annual Renal Research Retreat, focuses on Antibody Mediated Rejection in Kidney Transplantation. The program will be held on October 19th 2021, focusing on the pathogenesis, emerging diagnostics and treatments of ABMR.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare providers, primarily Nephrologists and Surgeons.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Compare the clinical presentation and impact of acute versus chronic forms of rejection;
  • Apply an understanding of the mechanism of antibody mediated rejection to strategies of diagnosis and treatment;
  • Assess the limitations of current diagnostics and why we need better tools for diagnosing antibody mediated rejection;
  • Apply new techniques like the molecular microscope diagnostic system in diagnosis and prognostication of antibody mediated rejection;
  • Translate current developments in ABMR mouse models to future clinical developments;
  • Compare current and upcoming treatment strategies for ABMR in clinical practice.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Tishena Wilson
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.50 Participation
Event starts: 
10/19/2021 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
10/19/2021 - 3:15pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Online Webinar
Chicago, IL
United States
Visit the University of Chicago Department of Nephrology's website.
Contact Tishena WIlson via e-mail.

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.

  Michelle A. Josephson, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Medical Director, Kidney Transplant


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 to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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.
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