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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Implementing the Race-Free eGFR Equations in Clinical Practice: Where Are We Now?

November 03, 2022 | 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Location: WF2 Tangerine, Orange County Convention Center, West Building

Session Description

This session focuses on progress in the integration of the race-free eGFR equation in practice, as well as its clinical implications.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the current adoption of the race-free eGFR equation in clinical practice
  • Discuss the complexity and considerations related to medication decision making in the context of the race-free eGFR equation
  • Identify the effect of the race-free eGFR equation on donor candidacy and transplant listing
  • Summarize the status of local hospital laboratory measurement of serum cystatin C, as well as barriers and facilitators to local implementation

Learning Pathway(s)

  • CKD Non-Dialysis


  • Cynthia Delgado, MD, FASN
  • Neil R. Powe, MD, MBA, MPH, FASN


  • Adoption of the Race-Free Equations: Where Are We Now?
    04:30 PM - 04:50 PM
    Joseph A. Vassalotti, MD, FASN
  • New Approaches to Medication-Related Decision Making After Taskforce Recommendations
    04:50 PM - 05:10 PM
    Thomas D. Nolin, PharmD, PhD, FASN
  • Effect of 2022 CKD-EPI Equation on Donor Evaluation and Kidney Transplant Candidacy
    05:10 PM - 05:30 PM
    John J. Friedewald, MD, FASN
  • Cystatin C Barriers and Facilitators to Widespread Implementation in Practice
    05:30 PM - 05:50 PM
    Amy B. Karger, MD, PhD
  • Q&A
    05:50 PM - 06:00 PM