Nephrology Core Curriculum

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Conferences held each Wednesday from 12:00-1pm via Zoom unless otherwise noted. Occasional Friday conferences will be held in MSRBII 2018.


Faculty Lead- Matthew A. Sparks, MD

Coordinator- Tisha Quinn

Orientation Schedule

Date Title Speaker
7/2/21

Nephrology Orientation 

Location: MRSBII, 2nd floor

Matt Sparks

Solomiia Savedchuk

7/5/21

 

Nephrology Emergencies

Rudy Lehrich

7/7/21

Transplant Basics

Scott Sanoff

 

7/8/21

CRRT Basics

Location: Hock Plaza, 6th Floor

Eugene Kovalik

7/9/21

Potassium Basics

Location: Hock Plaza, 6th Floor

Mike Berkoben

7/14/21

Dialysis Basics

Location: Hock plaza, 6th floor

Mike Berkoben
7/16/21

Vascular Access from the Perspective of the Nephrologist

Patrick Pun
7/19/21

NxStage CRRT Basics

Location: VA Medical Center Room F3199

Patrick Pun

7/22/21

Kidney Biopsy Basics

Location: Duke North Dialysis Unit

 

John Duronville

7/23/21 Peritoneal Dialysis Basics John Duronville
8/18/21 Nephropathology Basics Larua Barisoni

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd/3rd Year Boot Camp - July 31, 2021

MSRBII 2nd floor, Room 2018 - Zoom Option Available

Date Title Speaker
10:00am

Preparing for Success in Academia

Christina Wyatt
11:00am

Landing the Perfect Job: Interviews, CV, Cover Letters, Strategy, Contracts

Matt Spark
12:00pm Finding Your Path John Stanifer
12:30pm

Medical Directorship

Wissam Kourany
1:00pm

Private Practice Nephrology/Billing

Jason Eckel & Romita Murkerjee
2:00pm What are the Possibilities During 2nd & 3rd Year? Harpreet Singh

Acid Base Disturbances Block

Date Title Speaker

videos to watch

John Roberts

7/21/21

 

Acidosis

John Roberts

8/4/21

Alkalosis
video on Alkalosis

Mike Berkoben

8/11/21

Acid Base Problem Based Learning

John Roberts

Sodium/Water Block

Date Title Speaker

videos to watch

John Roberts

8/18/21

Sodium/Water Homeostasis

Mike Berkoben

8/25/21

 

Clinical Hyponatremia

Ruediger Lehrich

9/1/21

Sodium/Water Problem Based Learning

Sparks/Lehrich

CKD/ESKD Block

Date Title Speaker

videos to watch

Mike Berkoben

9/8/21

Management of CKD

Eugene Kovalik

9/15/21

CKD and ESKD Bone Mineral Metabolism

Ruediger Lehrich

9/22/21

CKD/ESKD Problem Based Learning

Sparks/Lehrich

9/29/21

Hemodialysis I 

John Middleton

10/6/21

Home Modalities (PD, Home Hemodialysis)

Ruediger Lehrich
10/13/21 Hemodialysis II John Middleton

10/22/21 (Fri)

PD Prescription PBL John Duronville

Miscellaneous Block I

Date Title Speaker
10/27/21  Hypertension I  Crystal Tyson
11/10/21  Hypertension II Crystal Tyson
11/17/21 Diabetic Kidney Disease Daniel Edmonston
12/1/21 Kidney Disease and Aging Rasheeda Hall
12/8/21 Myeloma and the Kidney Cristina Gasparetto

Kidney Transplant Block

Date Title Speaker
12/15/21

Transplant Immunology and Rejection

Scott Sanoff
1/5/22 Introduction to Immune Suppression  Jennifer Byrns
1/12/22 Real Life Decisions: Evidence Based Management of IS Jennifer Byrns
1/19/22 Infectious Disease and Kidney Transplantation  Goni Katz-Greenberg
1/26/22 Long Term Medical Management of the Kidney Transplant Recipient  Jessica Morris
2/22/22 The Transplantation Process Scott Sanoff

Glomerular Disorders Block I

Date Title Speaker
2/14/22 (Mon)

 

Lupus Nephritis Induction

Jen Rogers

2/16/22

HUS and TTP

John Roberts

2/21/22 (Mon)

Lupus Nephritis Maintenance Jen Rogers

3/2/22

Membranous/IgA

Harpreet Singh

Special Lecture

Date Title Speaker
3/9/22 NephMadness Part I Matt Sparks
3/11/22 NephMadness Part II Matt Sparks

Glomerular Disorders Block II

Date Title Speaker
3/16/22 MPGN Harpreet Singh
3/23/22 ANCA Associated Vasculitis/anti-GBM Disease Harpreet Singh
4/13/22 FSGS/Minimal Change Opeyemi Olabisi
4/15/22 (Fri) Glomerular Disorders Jeopardy David Ortiz

Calcium Phosphorus Stones Block

Date Title Speaker

4/20/22

Disorders of Calcium Phosphorus

Matt Sparks

4/22/22

Nephrolithiasis

Michael Lipkin, Urology

4/29/22 (Fri)

Calcium/Phos/Stones Problem Based Lecture

David Ortiz

Tubulointerstitial and Polycystic Kidney Disease Block

Date Title Speaker

5/6/22  (Fri)

Tubulointerstitial Kidney Disease

David Ortiz-Melo

5/13/22 (Fri)

ADPKD

David Ortiz-Melo

5/20/22 (Fri)

Tubulointerstitial/ADPKD Jeopardy

David Ortiz-Melo

Miscellaneous Block II

Date Title Speaker
5/25/22 End of Life, Palliative Care I Jonathan Fischer, Palliative
6/1/22 End of Life, Palliative Care II Jonathan Fischer, Palliative
6/8/22 Vascular Access Basics TBD
6/15/22 Quality Improvement Matt Sparks

Critical Care Block

Date Title Speaker

6/17/22

Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics

Paul Pleczkowski
Jennifer Gommer

6/22/22

Critical Care Nephrology and CVVHD

Ruediger Lehrich

6/24/22 (Fri)

Critical Care Board Review

Matt Sparks

 

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