Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

9-16-10: Medicine Grand Rounds

Chronic Kidney Disease

Einstein-Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 16, 2010

8:00 am
First Floor Lecture Hall, Forchheimer/Einstein

12:15 pm
Cherkasky Auditorium, Moses/Montefiore


Image: Thomas H. Hostetter, MD

Carolyn A. Bauer, MD
Image: Carolyn A. Bauer, MD

Thomas H. Hostetter, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology) 
Chief, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine

For nearly five years Dr. Thomas Hostetter was a senior scientific advisor and director of the National Kidney Disease Education Program at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Prior to that he had been professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota, where he was also director of the renal division in the department of internal medicine for fifteen years. He received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Yale University. After graduating from Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Hostetter served his internship at Baylor and the remainder of his residency at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. Following his nephrology fellowship at the Brigham, he was a member of the faculty of Harvard Medical School until moving to Minnesota in 1982. Dr. Hostetter's major research interests are the mechanisms of progressive renal disease and uremia. He has served on several editorial boards, study sections of the NIH, the Nephrology board of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the councils of the American and International Societies of Nephrology. He was president of the American Society of Nephrology from 1999 to 2000 and is presently chair of its Public Policy Board.

Carolyn Ann Bauer, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)
Director, Montefiore Chronic Kidney Care Program

Dr. Carolyn Bauer is board certified in both Nephrology and Internal Medicine. She received her Bachelor of Arts with highest honors from Oberlin College and her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She then completed residency at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center and subsequently served as a chief resident at NYU-Downtown Hospital. Dr. Bauer completed her fellowship training in Nephrology and Hypertension at Einstein/Montefiore where she studied the effect of prostaglandin transport on the developing kidney. Her current research interests include the management of chronic kidney disease.

This grand rounds is hosted by the Division of Nephrology.

Post-lecture webcast: www.medicinegr.org.

For access code contact Mildred Rodriguez, mirodrig@montefiore.org.


After attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand how estimated GFR is used to define CKD
  2. Understand trends and major causes of CKD
  3. Understand outcomes and treatment of CKD


Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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