Supports Continuing Medical Education for NY/NJ Doctors, Nurses
ENGLEWOOD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Standard Products (USSP) has partnered with National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to sponsor several Grand Rounds. NKF is dedicated to awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease.
US Standard Products sponsorship makes possible the continuing medical education of doctors and nurses doing frontline care in the hospitals
NFK s Medical Grand Rounds are specifically developed to bring prestigious speakers to underserved, inner-city hospitals, including Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, NJ, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY, Saint Joseph's Medical Center, Yonkers, NY, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY and Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
US Standard Products sponsorship makes possible the continuing medical education of doctors and nurses doing frontline care in the hospitals, said Ellen Yoshiuchi, MPS, program director, NKF Serving Greater New York. I m deeply touched by the company s kindness and generosity.
USSP s support enables NFK to host hour-long educational programs, 10-12 times per year. Top specialists and professionals speak to audiences of medical and nursing staff and fellows on causes and risk factors of kidney disease, followed by a Q&A. There is an emphasis on obesity and diabetes, as diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure. Upcoming topics include:
The Cardiologist's Perspective: Cardiorenal or Renocardiac Syndrome by Erica Jones, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship, New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Updating Obesity: Reviewing Yesterday, Contemplating Today & Preparing for Tomorrow by Eric Epstein, MD, Medical Director, Department of Medicine Faculty Practice, Division of Endocrinology, Montefiore Medical Center, Associate Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hepatitis C & the Kidney by Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, Clinical Chief, Nephrology, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia, Professor of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Chronic Kidney Disease: What's New Since 2002 by Joseph Vassalotti, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Chief Medical Officer, National Kidney Foundation
US Standard Products is a distributor of high quality safety products and safer chemicals, featuring eco-friendly products for a healthier, safer and more productive work environment. USSP is equally committed to giving back to the community. A percentage of sales earmarked for charitable giving partners, including organizations that support U.S. troops, children and those struggling with disabilities.
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