University of Florida College of Medicine
Conflict of Interest Disclosure

Virtual Update in Nephrology & Hypertension 2021

It is the policy of the University of Florida College of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all programs it provides. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, the University of Florida College of Medicine is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of all persons involved in the selection, development, and presentation of CME content. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose conflicts of interest are disqualified from participating in the CME activity.

All conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to the educational activity through one of the following mechanisms:

  • altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest
  • altering the individual’s control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest
  • validating the activity content through independent peer review.

Relevant financial relationships appear below.

The following speakers and planning committee members have an affiliation/financial interest in the following areas:

Charles Heilig, MD – Grant/Research Support: Dialysis Clinics, Inc.; Scott R. Mackenzie Foundation | Consultant: Department of Defense, Chair of Research Grant Review Committee, 2020

The following speakers and planning committee members have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Rabie Adam-Eldien, MD
Mark Bandyk, MD
Casandra Caroccio, MD
Carmen Isache, MD
Vishal Jaikaransingh, MD
Leighton James, MD
Pradeep Kadambi, MD, MBA
Ronald Mars, MD
Shatura Rowe, APRN

Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/.