The goal of this activity is to understand the challenges of individualized management of CKD-related anemia with a focus on strategies for making treatment decisions and patient-centric treatment plans. Unmet needs of treating anemia of CKD will also be discussed. 

Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 7/8/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the challenges of individualized treatment of CKD related anemia.


Steven Fishbane, MD,FACP

Chief of Nephrology of Northwell Health and
Professor of Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine
Great Neck, NY

Jay B. Wish, MD,FACP

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN 

Daniel W. Coyne, MD

Medical Director of Chromalloy American Kidney Center and Director of Outpatient Renal Clinics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
St Louis, MO 


The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty.

Steven Fishbane, MD: Consultant for AstraZeneca, Fibrogen and Akebia.

Jay Wish, MD: Advisory Board for AstraZeneca, Akebia, and Vifor. Consultant for Otsuka. Speaker’s Bureau for Keryx and Pfizer.  

Daniel Coyne, MD: Consultant for FMC-RTG, AstraZeneca, Medibeacon, Reata.  

Martin Quan, MD (Planner): No relevant financial relationships disclosed. 

Cynthia Smith, DNP, CNN-NP, FNP-BC, APR (Planner): Speaker’s Bureau and Consultant for Sanofi Genzyme, Speaker’s Bureau for Abbvie and Relypsa, Consultant for Elsevier and Vifor.   


All other contributors involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.   

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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