Disease Management: Race in Kidney Disease Research and Diagnosis

Moderator: David Rodriguez, AAKP Board of Director, Executive Committee, Ambassador, current transplant recipient

Speaker: Keith C. Norris, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research; AAKP Medical Advisory Board Member

Session sponsored by Medtronic

As the oldest and largest, independent kidney patient organization in the U.S. – AAKP is dedicated to improving the lives and long-term outcomes of kidney patients through education, advocacy, patient engagement and the fostering of patient communities. AAKP fights for early disease detection and the appropriate diagnosis of rare/genetic conditions; increased kidney transplantation and pre-emptive transplantation; full patient choice of either in-center or home dialysis; protection of the patient/physician relationship; promotion of research and innovation including artificial implantable and wearable kidneys; and the elimination of barriers for patient access to available treatment options. Learn more at www.aakp.org.
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