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Controversies in Medicine: Lessons Learned from Using Race to Manage Kidney Disease Add to Calendar Share

Time: Sep 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Contact Name: Kyndall McCoy
Contact Email: kyndall.mccoy@spectrumhealth.org

Registration link to come! 

Nwamaka Eneanya, MD, MPH will discuss the controversy surrounding the use of race to diagnose and manage kidney disease.

Participants will learn about:
1. Structural racism and its impact on Black individuals in the United States
2. History of estimating glomerular filtration rate equations
3. Pitfalls of using race in estimating glomerular filtration rate equations
4. Future approaches to defining kidney function without race