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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Developing a Workforce So That We Can Retire One Day

November 06, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand, Virtual Only

Session Description

This session is designed to explore all aspects of workforce development for nephrology, including recruiting, training new physicians, and training advanced practitioners to provide optimal patient care.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the optimal training program for fellows planning to accept jobs in dialysis and home therapies
  • Outline the curriculum and teaching used for advanced practitioners hired for nephrology work
  • Summarize the recruiting skills needed to optimize nephrology hiring
  • Define options for working or practice models that optimize efficiency and maximize patient volume and revenue

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Other


  • Tariq Shafi, MBBS, MS, FASN
  • Mary Rogers Sorey, NP


  • Preparing Fellows for Modern Practice
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Matthew A. Sparks, MD, FASN
  • Recruiting and Teaching Nephrology to Advance Practitioners
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Leah Smith, MS, APRN, CNN-NP, FNP, NP
  • International Medical Graduates in Academia and Private Practice
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Samira S. Farouk, MD, MS, FASN
  • Working Models That Make Everyone Happy and Make the Most Money
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Charuhas V. Thakar, MD, FASN