Nephrology Fellowship Core Lecture - "Kidney Pathology Overview"

June 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Nephrology Fellowship Core Curriculum Lecture
Dr. David Howell

This didactic conference series organized by Dr. Matt Sparks, Associate Program Director is held each Wednesday from 12:15-1:15. Attendance for all 1st years is mandatory. Upper level attendance is strongly encouraged. Each session is led by a faculty member from Nephrology or a related discipline, who has a particular expertise or interest in the topic area. This lecture series is designed to provide informal didactic sessions on a broad range of topics in Nephrology as a supplement ot the practical learning experience fellows gain through their clinical rotations. Areas covered are meant to augment what is learned on the wards and topics will include issues relevant for board exams, to clinical practice, and to Nephrology research. Topics covered include: fluids and electrolytes, calcium and phosphorous metabolism, acid-base physiology, hypertension, glomerular disease, chronic dialysis, aspects of transplantation, molecular biology and genetics.