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The UC San Diego School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, invite you to attend the 37th Annual Advanced Nephrology: Nephrology for the Consultant conference to be held January 25-27, 2018 at the Coronado Island Marriott in Coronado, California. This course has been designed with the practicing nephrologist in mind, providing clinically relevant, up-to-date practice and management guidelines on a range of nephrology topics that should prove valuable in the day-to-day practices of nephrology.


  • Update on Glomerulonephritis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Important Consideration in the Management of Hemodialysis Patients with ESRD
  • Current Consideration of Management of Patients with CKD
  • Update on Management of Bone and Mineral Disorders in CKD and ESRD Patients
  • Up-to-Date Guidelines for the Management of Acute Kidney Injury
  • Current Consideration of the Care of Kidney Transplant Recipients
  • Review of Current Medical Literature

The target audience for this course includes nephrologists, nephrology internists, fellows, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals in the field of nephrology.

Program Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Interpret and assess questions regarding diagnosis and management of various kidney disorders (glomerulonephritis, electrolyte disorders, acute kidney injury) faced by nephrologists on a daily basis
  • Review renal pathology
  • Utilize new technologies in the interaction with patients and the nephrology community
  • Describe the newest treatment strategies and guidelines for blood pressure management
  • Recognize new therapeutic strategies in patients with chronic and end stage kidney disease treated by hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
  • Identify new and controversial issues presented in this year's nephrology literature
  • Integrate the pathophysiology, diagnosis and new treatments of glomerular diseases
  • Discuss new regulations and therapies in the arena of kidney transplantation

More information will be available soon. Please remember to bookmark this page and sign up to receive conference updates.

Location and Accommodations

Coronado Island Marriott
2000 2nd Street
Coronado, CA 92118
Phone: 1(800) 228-9290
Reservations • Hotel Information

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the special discounted rate of $229 single/double for attendees of the conference. Discounted rates apply until the reservation deadline of Wednesday, January 3, 2018 or until all rooms in the group block have been reserved, whichever occurs first. We encourage you to make your reservation early. Please identify yourself as a participant of the UC San Diego Nephrology Conference when making your reservation.

Please note: To receive the discounted group rate, lodging must be booked directly with the hotel.

By staying at the host hotel, you help UC San Diego meet its contractual obligations and keep registration fees reasonable. Please take this into consideration when making your accommodation decision.

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