Applications are now open for the August 4-9, 2021 Nephrology Business Leadership University (NBLU) annual program. This event has been invaluable and life-changing for so many of our nephrology fellows. Apply ASAP!
This October our dedicated team of UC San Diego nephrologists and surgeons completed their 100th successful kidney transplant for the year. Despite an ongoing global pandemic, our healthcare team continues to work very hard to provide the best and most expedient care possible for our patients.
Registration for the 2021 Nephrology for the Consultant annual conference is now open. Register by November 20, 2020 for a discount! Access the conference agenda here.
A listing of this year's UC San Diego's Division of Nephrology-Hypertension faculty and fellows presenting at the 2020 ASN Kidney Week conference can be accessed from this link. Hope to see you (virtually) there!
Fellowship Interviews are going virtual! ERAS opened to programs on August 12th and fellowship leadership is hard at work converting interview days to Zoom. Many thanks to UC San Diego's Graduate Medical Education department for producing a recruitment video showcasing training sites at UC San Diego.
Check out Dr. Amber Sanchez's recent publication on the Journal of Clinical Apheresis, Update to the ASFA Guidelines on the use of Therapeutic Apheresis in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis.
Drs Etienne Macedo and Ravindra Mehta have initiated a global study evaluating COVID-19 positive patients with kidney disease (Global Assessment of Acute Kidney Disease Incidence and Outcomes in Patients with COVID-19 Infection).
Dr. Mehta is further participating in COVID-19 research at UC San Diego (A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Ramipril to Prevent ICU Admission, Mechanical Ventilation or Death in Persons with COVID-19) and a Boston based study (Multicenter Study of COVID-19 Disease in Critically Ill Patients in the US: Examination of the Incidence, Risk Factors, Clinical Features, and Outcomes of Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease).