The Nephrology Fellowship training program provides broad and comprehensive training in clinical nephrology and provides the requirements for application to ABIM subspecialty certification in Nephrology. Our mission is to train outstanding nephrologists and provide a solid foundation for a successful carrier. 

Seminars and Conferences

Case conference or Journal club

Monday: 12:00 noon – Presented by fellows and supervised by faculty. These cases comprehensively cover all aspects of glomerular pathology and renal disease.

Pathology Conference

Tuesday: 7:15 am – The fellows review kidney biopsy cases with faculty from Vanderbilt Renal Pathology (Agnes Fogo, MD) and faculty from OMC.

Nephrology Core Lecture Series

Wednesday: 12:00 noon  – Presented by faculty covering all major fields of nephrology.

Transplant Selection Meeting

Friday: 8:00 am 

Kidney Physiology Reading Club

Friday: 12:00 noon  (KPRC; didactics dedicated to renal physiology and pathophysiology, and acid-base and electrolyte disturbances) alternating with Board Review (sessions and lectures about board oriented topics, including renal physiology and disease and comprehensive lectures in all aspects of dialysis and transplantation)