NKF Patient Conference

Patient ConferenceSunday, November 10, 2013
11:00AM-5:00PM
The Westin Tysons Corner

7801 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22042

Free Hotel Parking
Hotel Shuttle Bus Provided from
West Falls Church Metro (Orange Line)


Providing Knowledge, Insight and Inspiration
to People on Dialysis and their Families

The 10th Annual People Like Us Patient Conference is an empowering education program for patients on dialysis and their families. Through a series of presentations, attendees receive vital information about transplantation, renal nutrition and a host of other topics. Each year, the conference has attracted hundreds of participants, making it one of the largest meetings of dialysis patients in the DC area.

Admission is FREE but limited to the first 250 registered

Each patient is permitted to bring only one guest

There is a Waiting List for Registration. Call or Email to Be Added to the List. You will Be Notified by Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Call: (202) 244-7900 ext. 20
Email: Paul McGinley

Enjoy a three course renal-friendly lunch with an inspirational speaker

Meet other patients and family members living with kidney disease

Program Agenda
11 AM-12 PM Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
12:00-1:00 PM Renal Friendly Lunch
Keynote speaker: Ron Bonica, NKF Patient Advocate
1:00-1:30 PM The Affordable Care Act - What it Means for the Kidney Community
Tonya Saffer, National Kidney Foundation
1:30-2:00 PM Dialysis Modality Options
Anastasia (Stacy) Conover, MS, RD
2:00-3:00 PM Navigating the transplant coordination process
Eloida Gonzales, Transplant Coordinator
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute


Lindy Spruill, Transplant Navigator
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
3:00-3:30 PM Break & Exhibit Hall Open
3:30- 4:00 PM Open Panel - Dialysis Care Team
Nephrologist, Nurse, Social Worker, Technician & Patient
4:00-4:30 PM Cooking Demonstration
TBD
4:30-5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open

The Exhibit Hall has the latest information on products and services for the kidney health community.

Visit all of our exhibitor booths and get your "passport" stamped for a chance to win raffle prizes!

Exhibiter Hall

There is a Waiting List for Registration. Call or Email to Be Added to the List. You will Be Notified by Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Call: (202) 244-7900 ext. 20
Email: Paul McGinley

Admission is FREE but limited to the first 250 registered

Each patient is permitted to bring only one guest

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Thank You to Our Sponsors and Exhibitors

Amgen
Caregiver Action Network
DaVita, Inc.
Genentech
HealthQare Associates
Inova Transplant Center
Johns Hopkins University
Libre - Clothing for Dialysis Patients
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Network 5 (MARC) Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition
Vascular Institute of Virginia
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

The 10th Annual People Like Us Patient Conference was supported by a grant from


With Additional Funding From