Controversies in Medicine: Lessons Learned from Using Race to Manage Kidney Disease
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Time: Sep 23, 2021 12:00 PM
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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
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