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

Program Description


You will spend a total of 9 weeks over the summer of 2017. Core curriculum is June 5th to August 3rd. You must be able to start on June 5th and complete the 9-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 2nd & 3rd, 2017).


Will be on June 5th, 2017.

Structure Curriculum (June 5th - August 3rd)

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 a small amount of clinical exposure by attending renal clinics or wards at Vanderbilt over the course of the summer.

Summer Research Symposium at Vanderbilt (August 2nd & August 3rd)

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