Penn Vet to Host Symposium on Kidney, Urinary Health

The event, which offers continuing education credits, is scheduled for Nov. 15.

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will host the Innovation in Kidney & Urinary Health Symposium on November 15. The event is sponsored by Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital’s Comprehensive Kidney and Urinary Care service.

Five board-certified specialists from Ryan Hospital will discuss a variety of topics concerning a comprehensive approach to kidney and urinary disorders and disease. Speakers include:

  • Lillian R. Aronson, VMD, professor of surgery; founder and director, Penn Vet Renal Transplantation Program; “Surgical and Interventional Approach to Cancer of the Upper and Lower Urinary Tract” and “Surgical and Interventional Approach to Urinary Calculi.”
  • Dana Clarke, VMD, assistant professor of Interventional Radiology and Critical Care; “Surgical and Interventional Approach to Cancer of the Upper and Lower Urinary Tract” and “Surgical and Interventional Approach to Urinary Calculi.”
  • JD Foster, VMD, staff veterinarian—medicine; director, Penn Vet Extracorporeal Therapy Service; “Global Approach to Chronic Kidney Disease” and “Hemodialysis.”
  • Giacomo Gianotti, DVM, DVSc, staff veterinarian, service head—anesthesia; “Anesthetic Management of the Patient with Renal Disease.”
  • Erica Reineke, VMD, assistant professor of critical care; “Emergency Management of Uremic Crisis.”

Seven continuing education credits are available for veterinarians and technicians.

Registration closes October 30.

For details, call 215-573-9401.

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