Recent News and ResearchWorld Kidney Day 2022
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QALYs, DALYs and Now PALYs: Strengthening the Argument for Prevention of CKD
An editorial in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology by Mark Canney and Adeera Levin about strengthening the argument for prevention of CKD.
Adapting Nephrology Training Curriculum in the Era of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has widespread implications not only for clinical practice but also for academic medicine and postgraduate training. The need to promote physical distancing and flexibility within our department has generated important revisions to the core curriculum for the Adult Nephrology Training Program in Vancouver, Canada. We reviewed available educational resources and objectives to develop curricular adaptations informed by staff and trainee feedback. We describe existing changes to formal training in British Columbia (BC), which will be tailored as the pandemic evolves, and anticipate them to have lasting impact on the way we structure training programs in the future. Standardization and harmonization of modified curriculum may be possible across Canada with sharing of these learnings.
Dr Jag Gill awarded Kidney Foundation Organ Donation and Transplantation award
From the Kidney Foundation of Canada– Dr. Jag Gill’s passion is focused in kidney transplantation and his research interests are in transplant epidemiology and database analyses, examining access to transplantation, expansion of organ donation, and the impact of donor status on post-transplant health outcomes. Dr. Gill started his journey as a graduate from Medicine at […]
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