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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Renal Biopsy: Clinical Correlations 2021

November 05, 2021 | 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Location: Live-Stream, Virtual Only

Session Description

This session includes complex renal biopsy cases presented by renal pathologists in a mini clinicopathologic conference with a nephrologist as the clinical discussant. Case histories, biopsy images, a syllabus with the diagnoses, and discussion of the disease entities are provided by each pathologist for their individual case prior to the session.

ASN thanks the Renal Pathology Society for assistance with this session.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Assess histopathologic findings in kidney biopsies
  • Describe the differential diagnoses of various entities that present with similar histopathologic findings
  • Summarize the nephrologist's perspective on the significance of renal biopsy findings

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Pathology


  • Kammi J. Henriksen, MD
  • Kelly D. Smith, MD, PhD


  • Renal Pathology Case Study 1
    02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Jean Hou, MD
  • Renal Pathology Case Study 2
    02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Virginie Royal, MD
  • Renal Pathology Case Study 3
    03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Shreeram Akilesh, MD, PhD
  • Renal Pathology Case Study 4
    03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Carla L. Ellis, MD, MS
  • Renal Pathology Case Study 5
    04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
    Vanesa Bijol, MD
  • Nephrologist Discussant
    04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
    Michael J. Choi, MD