Program - 2014 Student Research Training Program in Kidney Disease

Program Description


You will spend a total of 8-10 weeks over the summer of 2014. Core curriculum is June 3rd to August 1st. You must be able to start on June 2nd and complete the 8-week core curriculum in order to be eligible. You are also expected to present your research at the National Symposium at the end of the summer (August 6-7, 2014).


Will be on June 2, 2014.

Structure Curriculum (June 3rd - August 1st)

Monday Lecture (clinical topic)
Tuesday Work in Progress - informal "chalk board" presentations by 2-3 students and round table discussions. Preparation of posters for the final symposium at the end of the summer.
Wednesday Round table discussion with 2-4 different preceptors each week to discuss career paths and opportunities in academic medicine. This class will be combined with the Vanderbilt Student Research Training Program in Diabetes and Endocrinology, and will include academic physician scientists and physician educators at different stages of their career development from across the campus
Thursday Diabetes seminar or free
Friday Lecture (Basic science related to the clinical topic)

Clinical rotations (June 3rd - August 1st)

Students will have clinical exposure by attending renal clinics or wards at Vanderbilt for one morning or afternoon each week.

Summer Research Symposium at Vanderbilt

Attend and present research poster at the National Summer Research Symposium that is being jointly organized with the Diabetes Center at Vanderbilt.

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