Intensive Review of Nephrology

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

A practical, comprehensive review of state-of-the-art nephrology covering diagnosis, treatment, patient care and complex renal medicine cases. Ideal for ABIM board exam prep and MOC. Pre-order today! (Anticipated Release Date: October 2020.)

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

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Explore Key Topics in Nephrology

Through lectures, case discussions and board preparation sessions, Intensive Review of Nephrology provides a highly focused look at all major fields of nephrology. Harvard Medical School clinical faculty help you stay current and prepare for exams as they discuss:

  • The latest options for diagnosis: what to choose, when, and why
  • Current evidence-based treatment and care management strategies to optimize patient outcomes
  • Improved approaches to common and complex clinical challenges
  • Navigating clinical controversies
  • Avoiding medical mistakes
  • And more…

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via USB, Intensive Review of Nephrology provides AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and ABIM MOC points and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can prep for exams while learning to incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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 Director:
Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Anil K. Chandraker, MD
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jamil R. Azzi, MD
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Gearoid M. McMahon, MB BCh
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Credits: Earn AMA PRA Category 1
Credits

Glomerulonephritis

  • Renal Physiology for the Boards - Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
  • Basic Concepts of Immunology in Autoimmune Kidney Disease - Ramon Bonegio, MD
  • Renal Pathology in 2020: Part 1 - Helmut G. Rennke, MD
  • Renal Pathology in 2020: Part 2 - Astrid Weins, MD, PhD
  • Current Approaches to Urine Sediment Analysis - Martina M. McGrath, MD
  • IgA Nephropathy - Gerald B. Appel, MD
  • Membranous Nephropathy - Laurence H. Beck, Jr., MD, PhD
  • ANCA Vasculitis - John L. Niles, MD
  • Update on Lupus Nephritis - Gerald B. Appel, MD
  • Metabolic Management of Kidney Stones - Gary Curhan, MD, ScD
  • Anemia Management: Update and Best Practices - Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
  • Glomerulonephritis: Questions & Answers Session - Gerald B. Appel, MD
  • Must-Know Clinical Images in Nephrology - Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
  • Must-Know Board Zebra - Emily Robinson, MD, MPH
  • Nephrology Board Review Practice 1 - Finnian McCausland, MB BCh, MMSc, FRCPI
  • Nephrology Board Review Practice 2 - Mallika Mendu, MD

Electrolytes and Acid Base

  • Workshop: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia - David B. Mount, MD
  • Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia - David B. Mount, MD
  • Acid-Base Part I - Acidosis - Alan S.L. Yu, MB, BChir
  • Acid-Base Part II - Alkalosis - Alan S.L. Yu, MB, BChir
  • COVID-19 and Kidney Disease - Daniel Batlle, MD
  • Genetics and Kidney Disease - Friedhelm Hildebrandt, MD
  • Update on Polycystic Kidney Disease - Cristian Riella, MD
  • Pediatric Nephrology - Michael J.G. Somers, MD
  • Pregnancy and Renal Disease - Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH
  • Electrolyte and Acid Base Disorders - Questions & Answers Session - Part 1 - Alan S.L. Yu, MB, BChir
  • Electrolyte and Acid Base Disorders - Questions & Answers Session - Part 2 - Alan S.L. Yu, MB, BChir
  • Chronic Kidney Disease in the Community: Meeting Them Where They Are - Li-Li Hsiao, MD, PhD, FACP

Transplantation

  • Why Do We Reject a Transplant? - Jamil R. Azzi, MD
  • Transplant Immunosuppression for the Boards - Steven Gabardi, PharmD, BCPS, FAST, FCCP
  • Immunological Assessment Pre and Post Transplant - Melissa Y. Yeung, MD and Indira Guleria, PhD
  • Early Post-Transplant Management - Anil K. Chandraker, MD
  • Poisonings and Intoxications: What a Nephrologist Needs to Know - Timothy B. Erickson, MD
  • Late Loss of the Kidney Transplant - Andrew M. Siedlecki, MD
  • Infections in Transplant Recipients - Sarah P. Hammond, MD
  • COVID-19 and Transplant Patients - Enver Akalin, MD, FAST, FASN
  • Renal Transplant Recipient Medical Evaluation - Jamil R. Azzi, MD
  • Pre-Transplant Surgical Evaluation of Recipients - Sayeed Malek, MD, FACS
  • Donor Evaluation - Kassem Safa, MD
  • Late Post-Transplant Medical Complications - Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD
  • Thrombotic Microangiopathies - Jean M. Francis, MD
  • Geriatric Nephrology - Ernest I. Mandel, MD
  • Transplant Cases: Board Review Practice - Melissa Y. Yeung, MD, and Edgar L. Milford, MD
  • Transplant Board Review - Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD

CKD and General Nephrology

  • Update on Renovascular Disease - Joseph M. Garasic, MD
  • Management of Hypertension after SPRINT - Richard J. Glassock, MD
  • Secondary Hypertension: Primary Aldosteronism and Pheochromocytoma - Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome - Finnian R. McCausland, MB BCh, MMSc, FRCPI
  • Liver and the Kidney - Andrew S. Allegretti, MD, MSc

Acute Kidney Injury

  • Pathophysiology of Acute Kidney Injury - Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD
  • Acute Kidney Injury Syndromes - Alice Sheridan, MD
  • ICU Nephrology and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies - David J.R. Steele, MB BCh
  • COVID-19 in the ICU - Jeremy B. Richards, MD
  • Cancer and Acute Kidney Injury - Albert Q. Lam, MD
  • Paraprotein Induced Kidney Injury - Albert Q. Lam, MD
  • FSGS: A Lesion, Not a Disease - Richard J. Glassock, MD
  • Interstitial Nephritis: Overview for the Boards - Julie M. Paik, MD, ScD, MPH
  • APOL1 and Kidney Disease - Martin R. Pollak, 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
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology: A 2019 Update - Gearoid M. McMahon, MB BCh
  • Peritoneal Dialysis - Joanne M. Bargman, MD, FRCPC
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Complications - Joanne M. Bargman, MD, FRCPC
  • COVID-19 and Patients on Dialysis - Giuliano Brunori, MD
  • Renal Ultrasound for the Clinical Nephrologist - Adina S. Voiculescu, MD
  • Dialysis Vascular Access: Assessment and Complications - Dirk M. Hentschel, MD

Course Directors

Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Constantine L. Hampers, MD Distinguished Chair in Renal Medicine
  • Chief, Renal Division
  • Chief, Division of Engineering in Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Past President, American Society of Nephrology

Anil K. Chandraker, MD

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

 

Jamil R. Azzi, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Kidney Transplant Fellowship
  • Transplantation Research Center
  • Associate Physician, Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Gearoid M. McMahon, MB BCh

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

Faculty

Andrew S. Allegretti, MD, MSc

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

Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD

  • Professor of Medicine, Part-time
  • 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

Timothy B. Erickson, MD

  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Steven Gabardi, PharmD, BCPS, FAST, FCCP

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

Joseph M. Garasic, MD

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

Indira Guleria, PhD

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

Sarah P. Hammond, MD

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

Dirk M. Hentschel, MD

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

Friedhelm Hildebrandt, MD

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

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Nephrology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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 Q. Lam, MD

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

David E. Leaf, MD, MMSc

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

Ernest I. Mandel, MD

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

Finnian R. McCausland, MB BCh, MMSc, FRCPI

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

Martina M. McGrath, MB BCh

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

Mallika Mendu, MD

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

 

Edgar L. Milford, Jr., MD

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

David B. 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 L. Niles, MD

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

Julie M. Paik, MD, ScD, MPH

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

Martin R. Pollak, MD

  • George C. Reisman Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Division of Nephrology
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Helmut G. Rennke, MD

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

Jeremy B. Richards, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Physician, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Cristian Riella, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Renal Division
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harold and Ellen Danser Endowed Chair in Transplantation
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH

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

Kassem Safa, MD

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

Alice Sheridan, MD

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

Andrew M. Siedlecki, MD

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

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

  • Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Physician, Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Michael J.G. Somers, MD

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

David J.R. Steele, MB BCh

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

Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief Academic Officer
  • Partners HealthCare

J. Kevin Tucker, MD

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

Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc

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

Adina S. Voiculescu, MD

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

Astrid Weins, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Pathology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Melissa Y. Yeung, MD

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

Guest Faculty

Enver Akalin, MD, FAST, FASN

  • Professor of Medicine and Surgery
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine Medical Center
  • Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program
  • Director, Transplant Nephrology Fellowship
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • New York, NY

Gerald B. Appel, MD

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

Joanne M. Bargman, MD, FRCPC

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

Daniel Batlle, MD

  • Earle, del Greco, Levin Professor of Nephrology/Hypertension
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Nephrology/Hyertension
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL

Laurence H. Beck, Jr., MD, PhD

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

Ramon G. Bonegio, MD

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

 

Giuliano Brunori, MD

  • Chief, Department of Spec. Medicine
  • Chief, Nephrology and Dialysis Unit
  • Provincial Health System of Trento, Italy
  • President, Italian Society of Nephrology

David Bushinsky, MD

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

Jean M. Francis, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Medical Director
  • Kidney Transplant Program
  • Renal Section
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Medical Director
  • Pancreas Transplant Program
  • Renal Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Richard J. Glassock, MD

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department of Medicine
  • Geffen School of Medicine
  • University of California
  • Los Angeles, CA

Alan S.L. 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 (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for 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: TBD
Termination Date: TBD (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: TBD

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, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn Medical Knowledge 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.

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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 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

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.