Eli A. Friedman, M.D., and Amy L. Friedman, M.D.
Dr. Amy Friedman is Associate Professor of Surgery and Co-Director, Division of Transplantation, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.
Dr. Amy Friedman reports no commercial conflict of interest. Within the past three years, Dr. Eli Friedman has received grant/research support from Alteon.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss the growing importance of elderly patients with kidney failure as a medical and ethical concern
- Elucidate the etiology of ESRD in geriatric patients
- Discuss issues relating to provision of donor kidneys to geriatric patients.