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Conferences & Workshops 

Nephrology for the Consultant

Annual Advanced Nephrology: Nephrology for the Consultant is an annual conference established in 1981 that is designed for the practicing nephrologist. Content experts are invited from throughout the country to speak on topics commonly encountered in and relevant to clinical nephrology. Such topics include acute kidney injury, end stage kidney disease, glomerular disease, electrolyte disorders, and transplantation. Accompanying this conference is the Young Investigators Forum, which serves as an opportunity for nephrology fellows to share their exciting research.

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Essentials and Advances in Apheresis Therapies

Sponsored by the UC San Diego Division of Nephrology Apheresis team, this yearly conference is led by Drs David Ward and Amber Sanchez.

Essentials and Advances in Apheresis Therapies

REGISTER FOR THE UC San Diego Essentials & Advances in Apheresis Therapies


UAB & UC San Diego Acute Kidney Injury Research Workshop

This annual workshop is held on the UC San Diego campus. Led by Dr. Volker Vallon, faculty from UC San Diego and UAB organize an annual workshop designed to practice animal handling and phenotyping techniques for commonly used methods to study kidney function in the rat and mouse. The format includes: lectures, about 2 hours/day, demonstrations and hand-on practical training, about 6 hours/day. Contact Dr. Vallon for more information.

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Register For Rodent Kidney Physiology / Injury Workshop 2023


AKI & CRRT Conference

The AKI & CRRT Conference provides a comprehensive coverage of the rapidly developing field of Critical Care Nephrology, AKI and CRRT. It highlights the recent advances in our understanding of pathophysiology of critical illness, acute kidney injury, emerging strategies in the management of sepsis, multiorgan failure, development and use of biomarkers, technical advances in CRRT and the appropriate utilization of these techniques. A multidisciplinary international faculty cover the topics through a mix of invited lectures, pro-con debates, interactive workshops, tutorials, poster sessions and panel discussion.


NBLU Workshops

Held once a year in Dallas, the Nephrology Business Leadership University is open to practicing nephrologists, including fellows. The leadership and business aspects of a renal medical practice are thoroughly discussed through interactive workshops.