Formal Curriculum

Fellows are expected to fully participate in a formally structured educational program in the clinical and basic sciences related to nephrology. These include:

  • Core curriculum (shared by all pediatric Fellowships: mirrors key topics identified by the ACGME)
  • Pediatric nephrology introductory lectures (including renal emergencies)
  • Weekly core nephrology series (shared with Division of Renal Medicine)
  • Weekly clinical renal conferences (shared with Division of Renal Medicine)
  • Weekly journal club conferences (shared with Division of Renal Medicine)
  • Weekly renal research conferences (shared with Division of Renal Medicine)
  • Weekly pediatric nephrology clinical conference
  • Weekly pediatric research conference (Department of Pediatrics)
  • Weekly pediatric grand rounds (Department of Pediatrics)
  • Transplantation lecture series (nearly weekly, shared with transplant institute)
  • Biopsy conferences (led by renal pathologists)

Fellows attend and present their work at regional and national scientific and clinical conferences such as meetings of the American Society of Nephrology, Pediatric Academic Societies, and American Transplant Congress.