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October 2020

NKF Virtual Patient Symposium **FREE**

October 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

ABOUT THIS EVENT The National Kidney Foundation invites kidney patients from early stages of kidney disease to dialysis or transplantation and their caregivers to come together, learn, and become empowered at the 6th Annual VIRTUAL Patient Symposium. The goal of Virtual Patient Symposium is to engage, empower, and educate those affected by kidney disease, including patients, caregivers, organ donors, and healthcare professionals. This is done through a series of virtual breakout sessions whose topics cover the latest medical advances, financial…

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*Free* Professional Education: Kidney Transplant Early Rejection Marker

October 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Please join esteemed colleagues in the field of nephrology and transplant to learn how dd-cfDNA, a non-invasive marker of inquiry for post-kidney transplant patients can be helpful to detect rejection and infection to the graft at the upcoming National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF’s) virtual Renal Roundtable lecture featuring CareDx. Given the nature of the content, I thought you might be interested in participating or passing this information to any of your colleagues who may find this topic beneficial. DETAILS: Speaker: Dr. Steven Potter,…

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November 2020

Virtual Kidney Roundtable Lecture

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Dr. Nadiesda Costa will discuss the utilization of Prospera, a minimally invasive, cfDNA test to monitor post-transplant patients. She will explain how she uses this tool to successfully manage the status of patients. Dr. Costa will also present case studies that demonstrate the positive, clinical utility of Prospera as well. Ms. Beth Jiorle, MS, CGC will also be presenting Renasight, Natera's premier, 382 kidney gene panel for CKD patients and their families. Beth will provide information about the clinical utility…

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December 2020

Hot Topics in Kidney Transplantation

December 15, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Hot Topics in Kidney Transplantation presented by Kenneth Chavin, MD to hear about research trends, changes to transplant allocation, paired exchange and living donation. Dr. Chavin is the Director of the Transplant Institute, Division Chief of Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, and Vice-Chair of Research in the Department of Surgery at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, and a Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine REGISTER HERE A registration confirmation email will include login instructions.

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January 2021

Worldwide Kidney Donor Virtual Meet Up!

January 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Save the date for the 1st Worldwide Kidney Donor meetup. Come meet donors from all over the world in this zoom event. Bring your tea/coffee/or tasty beverage of choice and get to know others in the donor community! CLICK FOR FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

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February 2021

Your Kidneys and You!

February 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

*FREE Webinar* Learn about Your Kidneys! If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, or just curious about kidneys or kidney disease, this webinar is for you! REGISTER HERE     *Zoom information will be provided after registration*  

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March 2021

The Big Ask The Big: Give First Steps to Transplant

March 7, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Big Ask Big Give

Do you need a kidney transplant? Do you have a family member or friend who needs one? Are you interested in learning more about donating a kidney to someone in need of a transplant? Then this 90-minute virtual education program created by the National Kidney Foundation and in partnership with Horizon Therapeutics is for YOU! • Learn what’s involved in receiving a kidney transplant. • Find out what you need to know if you are thinking about donating a kidney.…

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Kidney Disease Awareness & Living Kidney Donation Webinar

March 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kidney Disease Awareness

World Kidney Day Event *FREE* webinar! Learn more about kidney disease and living kidney donation. Sponsored by Cozy Chatz UToledo and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. - Alpha Pi Chapter Zoom Meeting ID: 873 6173 9167

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Saving A Life: What They Didn’t Teach Me in School about Living Kidney Donation

March 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Save a Life Living Kidney Donation

Learn more about the organ donation shortage and discover how to help through conversations about Living Kidney Donation.

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April 2021

Decreasing Transplant Wait Times By Increasing Living Kidney Donation

April 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Living Kidney Donation

Educational session on living kidney donation programs.

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