Call: (216) 771-2700
Fax: (216) 771-5114
E-mail: info@kfohio.org

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

We believe that educating renal professionals is the key to providing high-quality care to patients living with kidney disease.

Year-round, the Kidney Foundation of Ohio’s staff educates renal healthcare professionals regarding services we provide to the community. The Foundation offers CEU programs to ensure renal healthcare professionals are kept up-to-date on the latest trends and innovations in healthcare. These activities provide excellent networking and skill-building opportunities.

If you are interested in learning more about our services, contact Molly DeBrosse, LSW at (216) 771-2700 or mdebrosse@kfohio.org.

LEARNING SERIES

In partnership with University Hospitals Transplant Institute, the Kidney Foundation of Ohio offers educational sessions on topics relevant to dialysis and transplant healthcare professionals. The next session, will be held in the fall of 2018. Check back this summer for more information about the session topic and speakers.

RENAL SYMPOSIUM

This annual two-day interdisciplinary conference features nationally recognized experts in the field of renal healthcare.

The symposium attracts over 400 attendees from various companies, hospitals, dialysis providers, and transplant centers throughout Ohio and surrounding states. Guests have the opportunity to attend general and breakout sessions provided by nationally recognized experts in the field of renal healthcare. Topics address the latest issues and innovations in dialysis and transplantation.

This year’s symposium will be held on September 13 & 14, 2018 at Wagner’s of Westlake. A list of presentation topics and speakers will be made available in May. If you have any questions or are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Molly at (216) 771-2700 or mdebrosse@kfohio.org.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Torchbearer Award. This award is by nomination only and is intended to honor a current, certified dialysis or biomedical technician. Nominations will be accepted from nephrology professionals and are due by July 2. Click here for more information about the Award or apply now.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Platinum Sponsor

Medical Advisory Board

This advisory board of licensed healthcare professionals make recommendations with respect to grant research, patient care and procedures for the granting of funds by the Foundation

  • Richard A. Fatica, MD - Chairperson
  • Arianna M. Aoun, MS, RD, CSR, LD - Vice Chair
  • Sandra V. Fried, MSSA, LSW - Secretary
  • Trudy B. Aquilina, ACSW, LISW-S, CCTSW
  • Joshua Augustine, MD
  • Marilyn Bartucci, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCTC
  • Haifa Hanna, MD
  • JoAnn Hayes-Thomas
  • JoAnn Hozalski, MBA, MHA, BSN, RN
  • Kenoctaya Lindsey, LSW, MSW
  • Saul Nurko, MD
  • Shawn Pascal, RN, MSN, CCTC
  • RJ Picciano, BA, CHT, OCDT, CHBT
  • Emilio Poggio, MD
  • Mahboob Rahman, MD, MS
  • Hernan Rincon-Choles, MD
  • Beth A. Vogt, MD
  • Sandi Wagner, MSN, CNP
  • Cathy M. Westcott, RN, CHPN