2008 Surgeon Workshop

Creating AV Fistulae in ALL Eligible Hemodialysis Patients

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

This special course workshop is offered jointly by ESRD Network 11 and The Renal Network (9/10) for general, vascular and transplant surgeons active in vascular access procedures, who are interested in increasing their percentage of AV fistulas. It provides a detailed review of new and established surgical techniques in constructing dialysis vascular access including ultrasound skills for the vascular access surgeon.

Date: Thursday, May 15, 2008

Time: 7:00am – 5:00pm

University of Chicago Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Il 60611
Directions & Parking [PDF, 822KB]

Meeting Brochure: Meeting Brochure & Registration Form [PDF, 2.8M]


Registration Fee: $300.00
(Registration must be received by April 14, 2008)

Surgical Residents: No Fee
(Registration must be received by April 14, 2008 and accompanied by a letter from Chief of Service to qualify for a registration waiver.)


Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until meeting capacity of 100 is reached.

Online Registration

Mail/Fax Registration [PDF, 2.8M]

Refunds: Cancellation and refund requests must be received by mail or fax one-week prior to the conference. A $25.00 cancellation fee will be applied to all refunds.

Hotel Lodging:

Embassy Suites Hotel Chicago – Downtown/Lakefront
Group Rate: $239.00
Reservations: 312.836.5900 or 800.362.2779
To take advantage of the special group rate, be sure to book your reservations by Monday, April 14, 2008. To make reservations call the hotel directly and ask for The Renal Network block.

For more information:

Phone: 317.257.8265
Email: Raynel Kinney

The Renal Network, Inc.
911 E. 86th Street, Suite 202
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: (317) 257-8265
Fax: (317) 257-8291
Patient Line:
1 (800) 456-6919
Email: [email protected]

Last updated on: March 10, 2008