Start Date
End Date
Duration
1 hour
Location
Virtual Grand Rounds
Speaker
Beatrice Concepcion, MD
Speaker credentials
Beatrice P. Concepcion, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a member of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and serves as the Medical Director of the Vanderbilt Adult Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program.
Dr. Concepcion received her medical school degree in 2004 from the University of the Philippines in Manila, graduating cum laude. She pursued further training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL and completed a fellowship in Transplant Nephrology at Vanderbilt in 2011. Dr. Concepcion is a busy clinician caring for kidney transplant recipients and evaluating recipient and living donor candidates. Since 2015, she has led the Vanderbilt Transplant Center’s outreach efforts to increase access to transplantation for patients living in rural areas. In addition to her numerous clinical and administrative responsibilities, she is actively involved in the education of nephrology fellows, medical residents and medical students, with a focus on kidney transplantation, immunosuppression, and transplant immunology.
Her research interests include increasing access to kidney and pancreas transplantation and improving clinical and patient-centered outcomes of kidney transplant recipients. Nationally, Dr. Concepcion serves on the United Network for Organ Sharing/Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Kidney Committee as the Region 11 representative and is a member of the National Kidney Foundation’s Health Equity Advisory Committee. She is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology and a Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation.
Credit Hours
1
Event Requires Registration?
No
Event Status
No
Who Should Attend
The Medicine Community
Has Lunch?
No
Has Refreshments?
No
Allow Guest?
Yes
Show on main calendar?
Yes