2013 Student Research Training Program in Kidney Disease

Registration and Fees

Important Dates

Application Deadline: February 17, 2013

Notifications will be sent in mid-March.


There are no fees to attend this course. Each student will be paid a bi-monthly stipend over the summer.


  1. Please complete the accompanying 2-page registration form:

    and send this along with: 1) a copy of your CV; 2) two letters of recommendation from physicians and/or scientists who you have worked with at some point in your training address (these can be emailed or faxed separately directly to the Program Coordinator, although you are ultimately responsible for them arriving before the deadline) or with your packet; and 3) a written statement explaining why you are interested in this kidney related research experience, how much research experience you already have, and what your long term career goals are. Send by email or FAX to:

  2. Nancy Lightsey
    SRTP-KD Program Administrator
    Division of Nephrology
    S3223, Medical Center North
    1161 21st Avenue South
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville, TN 37232
    Phone: 615-322-3146
    Fax 615-343-9391
    Email: nancy.lightsey@vanderbilt.edu

  3. If you are NOT a Vanderbilt student, you must obtain a letter from the Dean of your Medical School indicating you are a student in good standing and send it with the application.
  4. If you are NOT a U.S. citizen, please include documentation which certifies your U.S. permanent residency status (a PDF copy of your green card).
  5. Submit your completed application by February 17th, 2013.

If you have any questions about this process, or where you stand as far as the selection process goes, you can call or email Nancy Lightsey, as above.

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