Informing and inspiring patients and professionals about personalized care, research and training opportunities in kidney disease

Program Description


You will spend a total of 10 weeks over the summer of 2015. Core curriculum is June 1st to August 6th. You must be able to start on June 1st and complete the 10-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 5 & 6, 2015).


Will be on June 1, 2015.

Structure Curriculum (June 1st - August 6th)

Monday Lecture (clinical topic)
Tuesday Diabetes Seminar
Wednesday Lecture (Basic science related to the clinical topic)
Thursday Diabetes seminar
Friday Work in Progress - informal round table discussions. Preparation of posters for the final symposium at the end of the summer.

Clinical rotations

We will also coordinate for all of the students to have some clinical exposure by attending renal clinics or wards at Vanderbilt over the course of the summer.

Summer Research Symposium at Vanderbilt (August 5th & August 6th)

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