Nov 17, 2021  |  12:00pm - 1:00pm
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds

Virtual City Wide Medical Grand Rounds: Race, Ancestry and Kidney Disease – genetic epidemiology to clinical translation


2021 F.M. Hill Lecture

Rulan S. ParekhRace, Ancestry and Kidney Disease – genetic epidemiology to clinical translation

Rulan S. Parekh, MD, MS, FRCP(C), FASN

Vice President, Academics, Women’s College Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Learning objectives:

At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Summarize the risk of kidney disease in the U.S. among African Americans,
  2. Predict the genetic risk of kidney disease, and
  3. Consider the implications in the clinical management of kidney disease.



Questions will be accepted via the Zoom chat.


City Wide Medical Grand Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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