RWJBarnabas Health Children’s Kidney Center Annual Virtual Symposium - Prevention & Treatment of Kidney Disease in Children - Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

The Department of Pediatrics at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center presents: RWJBarnabas Health Children’s Kidney Center Annual Symposium - Prevention & Treatment of Kidney Disease in Children

GoToWebinar Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Virtual Symposium

Early recognition and treatment of renal disorders in children can delay progression and may even prevent the development of chronic renal failure, minimizing neurological deficits and growth retardation. Recent technological breakthroughs and better understanding of pediatric kidney disease has led to improved care of infants and children with various nephropathies.

This program has been specifically designed to provide an update for pediatricians, pediatric urologists, pediatric sub-specialists and nurses regarding renal disease from the neonatal period to late adolescence.

Topics and Presenters

Immigrant Health Challenges with Chronic Disease
Shilpa Pai, MD, FAAP
Co-Director, Health Equity Thread
Director, Resident Education in Advocacy & Community Health
Co-Director, NJ Pediatric Residency Advocacy Collaborative
AAP District III Community Access to Children’s Health (CATCH) Facilitator
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Nutrition in Children with Kidney Disease: One Dietary Advice Does Not Fit All
Jamie Miller, MS, RD, CDCES, BC-ADM, CCTD
Transplant Dietitian, Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

Lungs and Kidneys: When They Suffer Together
Stephanie Zandieh, MD, MS
Chief, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine,
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
Director of Pediatric Sleep Medicine at Children Hospital of NJ at Newark Beth Israel Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor, New Jersey Medical School

Latest and Greatest: An Update on Kidney Transplant in Children
Harry Sun, MD
Associate Director, Transplant Surgery

Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the challenges faced by Immigrant children with chronic disease and educate primary care physicians with available resources
  • Discuss the varied nutritional needs of children with kidney disease and give counselling based on various kidney diseases
  • Recognize kidney diseases, which affect pulmonary function and interaction of lung diseases with the kidneys
  • Describe the latest updates in Pediatric transplantation

CME Information
CME certification has been requested.

Registration Information
To register for this free event, please visit:

GoTo Meeting Link:
Call: +1 (786) 535-3211
Access Code: 260-578-301

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, transparency, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict(s) of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussion of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devises.

Patient Safety Committee Work Product: Confidentiality Protection and Restrictions on Disclosure Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:2H-12.25b. & N.J.A.C. 8:43E-10.0

Faculty and Planners Disclosures: No relevant financial relationship(s)

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support: No commercial support was provided for this continuing educational activity.

Targeted Audience: Physicians, nurses, social workers, and healthcare professionals