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 Conference: weekly - UWMC

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

Journal Club: monthly - UWMC, HMC, VA

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

Renal Pathology Conference: monthly - UWMC

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

Professor Rounds: weekly - UWMC, HMC, VA

Provide education involving common and challenging in-and out-patient 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.

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

These are a major component of the Adult and Pediatric Nephrology divisional teaching programs and contain material required for program accreditation and for ongoing medical education.  Topics will cover basic science, clinical research, clinical-based discussions, renal biopsy conferences and others.

Teaching Rounds: weekly - UWMC, HMC, VA

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