David R. Williams, PhD, MPH; Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA
JAMA. 2015;314(6):555-556. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9260
This Viewpoint describes the contribution of racial bias to disparities in health care and discusses the need to increase awareness of disparities and work toward eliminating discrimination and its adverse effects.
Andrew S. Levey, MD; Lesley A. Inker, MD, MS; Josef Coresh, MD, PhD
JAMA. 2015;314(6):557-558. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6753
This Viewpoint asserts that current guidelines should not be changed to require age calibration for diagnosis and classification of chronic kidney disease.
Richard Glassock, MD; Pierre Delanaye, MD, PhD; Meguid El Nahas, MD, PhD, FRCP
JAMA. 2015;314(6):559-560. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6731
This Viewpoint discusses the ramifications of using a glomerular filtration rate of less than 60 mL/min/1.73 m2 for patients of all ages and proteinuria (albuminuria) for chronic kidney disease classification.
Graham T. McMahon, MD, MMSc
JAMA. 2015;314(6):561-562. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7094
This Viewpoint discusses opportunities and challenges in advancing the role of continuing medical education for professional development.
Advancing Continuing Medical Education