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Media Advisory: Inaugural Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care

WASHINGTON (May 20, 2019) — The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in partnership with the American Association of Kidney Patients is hosting the first ever Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care.

The summit is a major kidney disease education collaboration featuring top international experts in kidney care. Over the course of two days, speakers will lead discussions on the latest options and approaches to the disease, as well as relevant issues, such as emerging research in the area of early disease diagnosis, novel therapies in transplantation, and advancements in dialysis care.

The event is open to kidney patients, caregivers, health care professionals, and medical students, offering the opportunity to engage with top experts on critical issues across the kidney disease spectrum. Media is invited to attend the event in-person or via livestream.

WHAT: Inaugural Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care

WHEN: May 21–23, 2019; Welcome reception May 21 and full day panel sessions on May 22 and 23

WHERE: Jack Morton Auditorium at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

MEDIA: Please contact Ashley Rizzardo at 202-994-8679 or amrizz713@gwu.edu to attend the event
 

Additional Resources:
o    To watch via livestream, visit: aakp.org/livestream-19/
o    For event details, visit: aakp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Global-
Summit_Online_Agenda_Names_05.03.2019.pdf

o    Photos will be available post-event upon request
o    Follow along with the summit on social media using #GlobalKidney2019 and @GWSMHS and @KidneyPatients