Nephrology Conference Schedule - MedHub

Check out what's going on in the Division of Nephrology. Conference dates, scheduled speakers, presentation titles and location information.

Our doctors are consistently learning and teaching in order to discover what is best for our patients. Through clinical discussions, conferences, research and advanced technology we are able to provide the best healthcare to patients with kidney disease.


Dr. Kim Muczynski presenting to peers
Dr. Kim Muczynski presenting to peers

Conference Overview:

Biopsy Conference: weekly - UWMC

Biopsy review

Fellows Lecture Series: weekly - UWMC

Covers many of the core curriculum topics required for ACGME accreditation. These lectures typically are interactive and non-didactic.

Glomerular/Fluid & Electrolyte/Multidisciplinary Conference: weekly - UWMC

Multidisciplinary conference focusing on the etiology and treatment of immune-mediated kidney disease.

Journal Club: monthly - UWMC, HMC, VA

Providing nephrology fellows the opportunity to develop and improve their ability to conduct a critical analysis of data reported in the clinical and basic science literature.

Pathology Conference: monthly - UWMC

Collaborative HLA Pathology Conference provides a forum to discuss common clinical and scientific interests, including but not limited to AMR, non-HLA and other immunologic-related kidney disease. Review of relevant clinical cases and literature to nurture opportunities for collaboration.

Professor Rounds: weekly - UWMC, HMC, VA

Provides education involving common and challenging inpatient and outpatient clinical cases on general nephrology and transplantation.

Transplant Grand Rounds: weekly - UWMC

Provides a wide range of curriculum pertinent to solid organ transplantation and allied fields, and features experts from both the University of Washington and invited guests.

Nephrology Grand Rounds: weekly - Northwest Kidney Center (NKC)

This conference is a major component of the adult and pediatric nephrology divisional teaching program and contains material for ongoing medical education.Topics cover basic science, clinical research, clinical-based discussions, kidney biopsy conferences and more. Speaker presentations are by experts from the University of Washington and invited guests.

Teaching Rounds: weekly - UWMC, HMC, VA

Teaching Rounds alternate between a fellow review for the resident and student, and an in-depth review done in conjunction with staff.  Fellows will present a case-based discussion of a pertinent medical subject, such as acute kidney failure, vascular access, hematuria, proteinuria, uremia, etc.