Nephrology Core Curriculum

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Conferences held each Wednesday from 12:00-1pm via Zoom and fellows will be able to watch together in Duke North Room 7733.

Sparks

Faculty Lead- Matthew A. Sparks, MD

Orientation Schedule

Date

Title

Speaker

7/1/22
Friday

Duke GME Orientation

Searle Center

GME

7/2/22

Saturday

 

Nephrology Orientation - Location: MRSB2, 2nd floor rm 2018  12 to 2pm Lunch with program leadership

Bull City Escape Rm 4-9pm

Matt Sparks
Cassidy Onukwuli

 

7/5/22
Tuesday

 

11:30am Meet with staff including APPs
Nephrology Emergencies noon-1pm

DN 7733 also on Zoom

Rudy Lehrich

7/6/22
Wednesday

VA NTO (New Trainee Orientation) 10:30am-12:30pm

 

VA Nephrology Specific orientation 1:30-3:30pm

 

Spin Dinner “passing the torch” - Cucciolo 601 W Main St. Suite C, Durham NC 27701 6-8pm

Durham VA
Wissam Kourany
Matt Sparks (VA Microscopy)

Sara Krome

 

7/7/22 Thursday

11:00am Intro to 1A Clinic and Microscopy (Dr. Sparks)
Transplant Basics noon to 1pm Rm 7733

 

Goni Katz-Greenberg

 

7/8/22
Friday

Potassium Basics – 12 – 1pm

Location: Hock Plaza, 6th Floor, Suite 605 Conf Rm 6085

New Fellows NKF Welcome Event -Dr Sparks House – 115 Bennington Parkway Durham NC 27713 6-8:30pm

Mike Berkoben

7/11/22

Monday

CRRT Basics – zoom – 1:30- 2:30pm DN 7733

Eugene Kovalik

7/12/22
Tuesday

Vascular Access from the Perspective of the Nephrologist. 12 – 1pm DN7733

Patrick Pun

7/13/22
Wednesday

Fellow Pictures – Duke South Cafeteria

Headshots

7/14/22
Thursday

Epic Customization – 12 – 1pm Each person on their own computer - Zoom

Kimberley Evans

7/15/22
Friday

Dialysis Basics

Location: Hock plaza, 6th floor Suite 605, Conf Rm 6085

Mike Berkoben

7/22/22

Friday

Peritoneal Dialysis Basics

DN7733 and kidney biopsy 1 hour 30 min (noon to 1:30) to begin in Duke Dialysis Unit

John Duronville

8/10/22

Friday

Nephropathology Basics 4-5pm

DN 7733

Laura Barisoni

8/26/22

Friday

NxStage CRRT Basics – noon – 1pm

Location: VA Medical Center Room F3199? in person – Rm TBD

Patrick Pun /Lindsey

2nd/3rd Year Boot Camp - July 29th, 2022

MSRB2 2nd floor, Room 2018 - Zoom Option Available

 

Date

Title

Speaker

9:00am

Preparing for Success in Academia

Christina Wyatt

9:45am

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

Matt Sparks

10:30am

Medical Directorship

Wissam Kourany

11:30pm

Private Practice Nephrology/Billing

Romita Mukerjee

12:00pm

Private Practice Nephrology

Anthony Provenzano

1:00pm

What are the Possibilities During 2nd & 3rd Year?

Harpreet Singh

Acid Base Disturbances Block

Date

Title

Speaker

videos to watch

John Roberts

7/27/22

Acidosis – 12:30pm

John Roberts

8/3/22

Alkalosis
video on Alkalosis – noon

Mike Berkoben

8/5/22

Acid Base Problem Based Learning – 12pm

John Roberts/Matthew Sparks

Sodium/Water Block

Date

Title

Speaker

videos to watch

John Roberts

8/17/22

1pm

Clinical Hyponatremia

 

Ruediger Lehrich

 

8/2422

Sodium/Water Homeostasis

Mike Berkoben

8/31/22

Sodium/Water Problem Based Learning

Sparks/Lehrich

CKD/ESKD Block

Date

Title

Speaker

videos to watch

Mike Berkoben

9/7/22

Management of CKD

Eugene Kovalik

9/14/22

SGLT2 Inhibitors: Primer to Becoming an Expert Flozinator

Matt Sparks

9/21/22

1:30pm

Home Modalities (PD, Home Hemodialysis)

Ruediger Lehrich

9/28/22

Hemodialysis I 

John Middleton

10/3/22

(in person at VA)

NxStage CRRT Pat Pun

10/5/22

Hemodialysis II

John Middleton

10/12/22

1:30 pm

CKD and ESKD Bone Mineral Metabolism

Ruediger Lehrich

10/14/22

Quality Improvement Introduction

John Musgrove

10/19/22

CKD/ESKD Problem Based Learning

Sparks

Glomerular Disorders Block

Date

Title

Speaker

10/26/22

aHUS/C3G/drug related TMAs

Shweta Punj

11/28/22

ANCA-Associated Vasculitis/anti-GBM

Singh

11/9/22

Membranous/IgA

Singh

11/16/22

FSGS/Minimal Change

Olabisi

11/18/22

MPGN

Singh

11/23/22

OFF Thanksgiving

Singh

12/2/22
(Friday 1pm)

Combined Rheum/Neph

Singh/Rogers

12/9/22

(Friday 1pm)

Combined Rheum/Neph

Singh/Rogers

12/14/22

Glomerular Disorders Holiday Jeopardy

Ortiz-Melo

Kidney Transplant Block

Date

Title

Speaker

1/4/23

Transplant Immunology and Rejection

Scott Sanoff

1/11/2023

Introduction to Immune Suppression 

Jennifer Byrns

1/18/23

Real Life Decisions: Evidence Based Management of IS

Jennifer Byrns

1/25/23

Infectious Disease and Kidney Transplantation 

Goni Katz-Greenberg

2/1/23

Long Term Medical Management of the Kidney Transplant Recipient 

 

2/8/23

The Transplantation Process

Scott Sanoff

2/10/23 Quality Improvement Project John Musgrove

Miscellaneous Block I

TBD

Special Lecture

TBD

Calcium Phosphorus Stones Block

TBD

Tubulointerstitial and Polycystic Kidney Disease Block

TBD

POCUS Curriculum

Date Title Speaker
5/23/22 Ultrasound Basics- Durham VA 8th Floor (B8017) Brice Lefler
5/25/22 Kidney/Bladder Ultrasound Dan Ross, Northwell

5/27/22
1-2pm

Practical- Durham VA 8th Floor (B8017) Brice Lefler/Amber Bowman

6/1/22

1-2pm

Volume Assessment, Lung and IVC Dan Ross, Northwell
6/3/22
1-2pm
Practical Durham- VA 8th Floor (B8017) Brice Lefler​/Amber Bowman

Critical Care Block

Date Title Speaker

6/17/22

Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics

Paul Pleczkowski
Jennifer Gommer

6/8/22

Critical Care Nephrology and CVVHD

John Musgrove