The Department of Nephrology offers a wide variety of high-quality didactics for both fellows and faculty

Sample of weekly didactics:


Board Review and Fellows' Conference


Renal Pathology Conference - led by Dr. Agnes Fogo
Morbidity and Mortality Conference
Journal Club
Case Conference


Physiology Conference


Renal Grand Rounds


Clinical Conference

Additional Conferences:


  • Dialysis Access Conference 


  • Transplant Conference 
  • Renal Research Conference


All fellows receive:

  • lpads
  • $1500 in textbook/conference money
  • Free ASN membership
  • Free ASN airfare/hotel stay during their second year
  • Program support for any ASN poster or abstract regardless of PGY year
  • ID card with funds to be used at on-campus food and cafeteria services

Suggested textbooks:

  • Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology (Johnson) 
  • National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Disease 
  • Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base Disorders (Rose) 
  • Brenner and Rector's The Kidney (Skorecki)
  • Handbook of Dialysis (Daguirdas)
  • Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension (Steddon)
  • Handbook of Kidney Transplantation (Danovitch)
  • Critical Care Nephrology (Ronco)