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Medical Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 29, 2021
8:00am – 9:00am

UConn Health
Virtual- Low Learning

Medical Grand Rounds Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Department of Medicine

Speaker: Yanlin Wang, MD, PhD, FASN Professor of Medicine Division of Nephrology Chief, Division of Nephrology UConn Health Title: Recent Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease

Date: April 29, 2021

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Link: Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Discuss blood pressure goals in chronic kidney disease. 2. Access the SGLT2 inhibitors for the treatment of diabetic kidney disease. 3. Recognize the epigenetics that may serve as a therapeutic target for chronic kidney disease.

Target Audience: The Department of Medicine faculty, housestaff and students, though many topics will be of interest to housestaff, students and other faculty members within the University of CT School of Medicine and Dental Medicine.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Wang have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Wang will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Link:*CME will be only provided for “living” viewing of the presentation.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your http://MyEvaluat


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