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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.

During the first four weeks of every academic year there will be staff given lectures Tues/Wed/Fri, covering Nephrology core material needed to run the wards (e.g. dialysis/CRRT prescription, acute electrolyte and acid base abnormalities).

Seminars and Conferences

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

Monday: 12:00 noon – The fellows review kidney biopsy cases with faculty from Vanderbilt Renal Pathology (Agnes Fogo, MD) and faculty from OMC.

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

Friday: 8:00 am

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)