Division of Nephrology-Hypertension

Nephrology - Hypertension Educational Conference Program

Program Frequency Description Schedules
Renal Grand Rounds

Every Tuesday from


Topics include recent work of UCSD faculty, both within the Nephrology Division and other division, invited international faculty and presentations by fellows. Renal Grand Rounds Schedule
Clinical Conference

Every other Tuesday from


Presentation of interesting or challenging cases by clinical fellows, Discussion involves the entire nephrology division  
Journal Club

Every other Tuesday from


Research and Clinical Fellows present articles of their choice with faculty mentorship. Discussion involves the entire nephrology division.  
Fellows Conference

Every Tuesday from


Separated into blocks that cover all aspects of nephrology above and beyond the basics. Includes blocks on renal pathology, glomerular disease, transplant, renal replacement therapies, dialysis access, business of nephrology. Discussants include nephrology faculty and guest speakers. Fellows Conference
Friday Morning Fellow's Fellows - Didactic Conference

Every Friday from


Covers key aspects of nephrology needed to be mastered by all nephrology fellows. Friday Fellows Conference
Nuts and Bolts Held 2-3 times a week during the first month of fellowship Primer covering areas from how to use the computer system to writing acute/chronic dialysis orders to simulation exercise in line placement  
Renal Physiology Review Held 2-3 times a week during the second month of fellowship Reviews basic renal physiology and builds to the level needed for renal fellowship.  
Renal Pathology Review Held twice weekly during the third month of fellowship Formal review of renal pathophysiology  
Joint Pathology Conference with UCLA Division of Pathology Held at least quarterly. Interesting cases from UCSD are discussed with the guide of UCLA renal pathologists who also offer didactics to the fellows.  
Doc Talk

Weekly multidisciplinary meeting

Quality Improvement - Multiple venues specific to rotations