Kidney Health and Disease in People With and At-risk for HIV in the ART Era

Molly C. Fisher, DO
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Nephrology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

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About the Presenter:Top of page

Molly C. Fisher, DO, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She earned her medical degree at Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa in 2011. She then completed her internal medicine residency at Stamford Hospital/ Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2014, followed by a nephrology fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2017. Dr. Fisher is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. Her areas of clinical expertise include management of resistant hypertension, out-of-office blood pressure monitoring and virally mediated kidney disease. She is a certified hypertension specialist and is the Director of the Montefiore Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Program and the Nephrology Division Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring Program. She also leads an HIV-Kidney Disease Clinic at the AIDS Center for Positive Living, one of the largest HIV clinics in the United States. She is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology, serves on the ASN In-Training Exam Committee and is a member of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study and Women Interagency HIV Study renal working group.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational activity learners will:
1. Review how to assess kidney function in people with HIV (PWH).
2. Understand the effects of specific antiretroviral therapy (ART) on the kidney.
3. Appreciate the diverse spectrum of kidney diseases seen in PWH in the ART era.
4. Understand how to manage kidney disease in PWH.

CME Information:Top of page

This CME activity has approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for June 18, 2024, as a live activity. This activity will also be available as an enduring activity from June 25, 2024, through June 17, 2027.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.

Accreditation Statement:Top of page

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement:Top of page

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Disclosure Statement:Top of page

Policies and standards of the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education require that speakers and planners for continuing medical education activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices, or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.
- Dr. James F. Braun (Course Director/Planner) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Dr. Krisczar J. Bungay (Moderator) has had the following personal financial relationships in the past 24 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Speaker for Gilead, ViiV, Merck, Janssen and Idorsia. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
- Dr. Molly C. Fisher (Presenter) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Fisher submitted her slides in advance for adequate peer review and supported her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

Financial Support:Top of page

This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from Gilead Sciences and ViiV Healthcare and by a generous charitable contribution from Northwell Health Center for AIDS Research & Treatment.

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