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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Controversies in CKD: Honoring Jerry Yee

November 04, 2023 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Room 204, Pennsylvania Convention Center

Session Description

Dr. Jerry Yee (1959-2022) was an internationally renowned nephrologist, a leader, master clinician, scientist, and mentor to countless trainees and colleagues. His incredible breath of knowledge covered most of the landscape of nephrology. CKD was a particular interest where he undertook impactful clinical research that enhanced patient care. Dr. Yee loved a good controversy and debate. This session presents several rapid-fire debates in CKD.

ASN thanks the ASN DKD-C Steering Committee for assistance with this session.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Evaluate the pros and cons of the treatment of the anemia of CKD with HIF-PHIs
  • Analyze the pros and cons of applying age-adjusted cutoffs for CKD
  • Assess the utility of urine albuminuria vs. proteinuria measurement

Learning Pathway(s)

  • CKD Non-Dialysis