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Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, July 26

Clay Block, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth "Hepatorenal Syndrome: What Should We Do?"

Friday, July 26, 2013
Auditorium E, DHMC
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Please join us for Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, July 26, 2013 for the presentation titled:

Hepatorenal Syndrome: What Should We Do?


Clay Block, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Program Director, Nephrology and Hypertension Fellowship

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Co-sponsored by the Section of Nephrology and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Define the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and epidemiology of Hepatorenal syndrome
  2. Compare available treatment options
  3. Discuss ethical and practical considerations of treatments

Dr. Block received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and received his MD from the University of California, San Francisco.  He completed his internship in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  He also completed an Advanced Physician Training in Bioethics program at St. Joseph’s Health Systems, as well as a Mini-fellowship in Geriatrics at Johns Hopkins Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology.

Dr. Block is an attending nephrologist here at DHMC and the nephrology training program director.  Before coming to DHMC in 2000, Dr. Block was in private practice in Northern California.  His academic efforts have been largely in teaching and administration of the fellowship.

Clay Block, MD has stated that he has no financial interests or arrangements in association with this presentation, but may discuss Unlabeled/Off-label FDA approved products such as various vasoconstrictors by chemical name only.

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Clay Block to Medicine Grand Rounds.

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*PLEASE NOTE:  Credit will only be awarded for written evaluations submitted within 1 week of conference date.

** The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education programs for physicians.**

** The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. **

For more information, contact:
Lara Judd

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.