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Renal Physicians Association
Renal Physicians Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., March, 2000.

Selected Talks
The Talks

Role of the Nephrologist in the Intensive Care Unit
Emil P. Paganini, M.D.

ESRD Facility Medical Director Role in Quality Assurance

Stephen McMurray, M.D.

Credentialing Nephrologists for Access Procedures

Jack Work, M.D.

Multidisciplinary Approach to Vascular Access Management

Donna Carlton, R.N., B.S.N.

Shared Decision Making in the Appropriate Initiation of and Withdrawal from Dialysis

A.H. Moss, M.D.

See also:
1999 RPA Annual Meeting Talks

Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Outcomes Analysis
W. Ernest Rutherford, M.D.

Strategies for Repair of Access Malfunction
Gerald A. Beathard, M.D., Ph.D.

Vascular Access Quality Improvement Project for Networks 9 and 10
Ashwini Sehgal, M.D.

Implementing DOQI Guidelines for Vascular Access Management
Larry Spergel, M.D.

Pharmacologic and Molecular Approaches to Preventing Access Failure
Jonathan Himmelfarb, M.D.

1998 RPA Annual Meeting Talks
RPA Turns 25: A Retrospective
Emil Paganini, M.D.

The Origins of the RPA and the Early Years
John H. Sadler, M.D.

Nephrology (and the RPA) of the Future
Allen R. Nissenson, M.D.

Disease Management 1998: Coordination of Pre-ESRD Care
Robert Rubin, M.D.

Evidence Based Medicine, Clinical Guidelines, Clinical Pathways, and Clinical Performance Measures.
Louis H. Diamond, M.B.Ch.B.


Donna Carlton, R.N., B.S.N.
Nephrology Access Coordinator, University of Alabama Health Service Foundation, Birmingham, Alabama.

Stephen McMurray, M.D.
Dr. McMurray is a practicing nephrologist in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and is a board member of Indiana Medical Associates, a 46 member multi-specialty group. Dr. McMurray is a founder and board member of the Renal Care Group and is a member of the RPA's Health Care Payment Committee and Finance Comittee.

A.H. Moss, M.D.
Director of the Center for Health Ethics and Law, Professor of Medicine, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University. Director of the Bioethics Program, WVU School of medicine, Chairman, Hospital Ethis Committee, WVU Hospitals.

Emil P. Paganini, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Head, Section of Dialysis and Extracorporeal Therapy, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. Past President, Renal Physicians Association.

Jack Work, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA.

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