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  1. 1. FLORIDA SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY 41st ANNUAL MEETING September 28th, 29th & 30th 2007 Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa Fort Myers, Florida 33908 Phone 239-466-4000
  2. 2. FLORIDA SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY— 41 st ANNUAL MEETING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2007 PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION 6:30 – 8:00 PM WELCOME RECEPTION 6:00—8:00 pm Island Room 8:00 PM DINNER ON YOUR OWN SATURDAY EVENING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2007 ISLAND ROOM 7:30—8:20 AM REGISTRATION AND 8:00 PM Everglades AB CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST DINNER ON YOUR OWN GENERAL SESSION Everglades C 8:20—8:30 AM WELCOME Robert Geronemus, MD Program Chairman SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2007 David Pins, MD President 7:30—8:30 AM REGISTRATION AND 8:30—9:30 AM William E. Haley, MD Everglades AB CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST “Update o n Federal and State Legislative GENERAL SESSION and Regulatory Issues Affecting Nephrology” Everglades C 8:30—9:30 AM William Goodman, MD 9:30 — 10:30 AM Mark S. Segal, MD “Latest Advances in the “Endothelial Health: The True Management of Target for Diabetes and Hyperparathyroidism Hypertension” 9:30—10:30 AM Rajendra Baliga, MD 10:30 — 11:00 AM BREAK “BK Nephropathy” Everglades AB 10:30—11:00 AM BREAK 11 AM—12:30 PM THE GREAT DEBATE Everglades C “Controlling Hyperphosphatemia in ESRD Patients” 11:00– 12 NOON Anatoly Besarab, MD Wajeh Qunibi, MD “New Developments in Anemia Wadi Suki, MD and Iron Therapies” 12:00-12:10 PM Robert Geronemus, MD ADJOURNMENT— LUNCH ON YOUR OWN Program Chairman CLOSING REMARKS SATURDAY AFTERNOON SPECIAL SESSION ADJOURNMENT MEDICARE WORKSHOP 2:00 — 4:00 PM Deborah Moore, BS First Coast Service Options, Inc. “Medicare Reimbursement and Billing Procedures Workshop for Nephrologists and Office Managers”
  3. 3. Overview of the Florida Society of Nephrology The Florida Society of Nephrology is a statewide organization of physicians who care for patients with renal disease. Established in 1966 to represent the interests of physicians and their patients, FSN is active in many areas affecting the treatment of renal disease. The Society represents Nephrologists in the state of Florida. Purpose of the FSN To ensure optimal care for patients with renal disease. To represent the interests of Florida Nephrologists and their patients with the Medicare Part B Carrier and the State Medicaid Agency about reimbursement policies, documentation policies and requirements, and the trends in reimbursement. To advise key state and national government officials and other important decision makers in the private sector on health care policy developments and implementation which may affect the practice of Florida Nephrologists and the care of their patients. Executive Board of the Florida Society of Nephrology President: David Pins, MD Maitland Immediate Past President: Carl Brueggemeyer, MD Ponte Vedra Vice President: Herman Weber, MD Sarasota Secretary: Orlando Castillo, MD Tampa Treasurer: Robert Geronemus, MD Lauderdale Lake Directors at Large: Alejandro Carvallo, MD Zephyrhills William Haley, MD Jacksonville Gary Hansen, MD Tallahassee Vinod Patel, MD Daytona Beach José Strauss Miami Hugo Tapia, MD Lakeland Herman Weber, MD Sarasota Executive Director: Spero Moutsatsos Tampa This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials Areas And Policies of Accreditation Council For Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the DADE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION and FLORIDA SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY. The DADE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION is accredited by the FLORIDA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. The DADE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8.0 Category 1 Credits toward the AMA PHYSICIAN’S RECOGNITION AWARD. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/ she actually spent in the educational activity. The Florida Society of Nephrology 301 West Platt St., PMB 390 Tampa, Florida 33606 e-mail: PHONE: 813-251-1868 FAX: 813-251-5759 WEBSITE: