Controversies in Nephrology: An Academic Debate

Maggiano’s Little Italy, 516 N Clark St.
Chicago, Illinois 60654

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Controversies in Nephrology: An Academic Debate is an interactive, participatory debate among nephrology fellows representing Chicago’s medical academic centers.

Debate topics are chosen based on their relevance and association with the nephrology and transplant fields. Entry includes dinner, along with an evening of networking and education for nephrologists, transplant surgeons and allied health professionals. Check back soon for more information on topics.

2015 Debate Teams & Topics:

  • Loyola University (PRO) vs. Rush University (CON): The use of warfarin-based anticoagulation in ESRD patients with atrial fibrillation should be continued
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (PRO) vs. Northwestern University (CON): V2 receptor antagonists are superior to conventional therapies for the management of euvolemic hyponatremia and should become standard of care

2015 Debate Winners

  • Rush University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Audience favorite award: Rush University

To see photos from last year's event, click here.

For more information, please contact Connie Robinson at or (312) 321-1500.

Event Details

Registration Fees:
Event + Professional Advisory Board Membership: $150
Event Only: $65
Fellows, residents & medical students: Free (registration still required)

Event Schedule:
5:45 PM – Registration Opens
6:00 PM – Networking & Cocktail Reception
6:30 PM – Debates Begin

Event Location:
Maggiano's Little Italy
516 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60654


Fresenius Medical Care

This program is made possible each year through input and support from many generous sponsors and exhibitors. For more information on available opportunities, please contact Connie Robinson at or (312) 321-1500.

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