Didactics

Education is our top priority at the University of Tennessee. As such, we offer multiple educational experiences, including:

  • A 12 month structured reading curriculum, meeting weekly with program director or designee.
  • Nephrology grand rounds, weekly. Presentations by faculty, visiting speakers, and fellows.
  • Kidney biopsy conference, integrated into Nephrology grand rounds
  • Journal Club - 2 per month ( one focusing on recent literature and one on key classic Nephrology related journal articles.
  • Case conferences: two per month, CPC type presentations of unique and instructive cases.
  • A written curriculum for each rotation.
  • Board review course - Conducted by the Associate training program director, held weekly- Janurary through June in preparation for the ABIM Nephrology board examination.
  • In-training examination-Given yearly to all trainees offering a great learning tool in preparation for the ABIM board examination.
  • Internal Medicine Grand Rounds - (weekly). Previous Grand Rounds are archived.
  • Fellow School- an annual lecture series at the beginning of each year addressing basic medical topics essential for general Nephrology.
  • Off-site training: second year fellows attend the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology. First year fellows have a local educational retreat.

Contact Us

Ran Zhuang
Administrative Secretary
Phone: 901-448-1569
Email: rzhuang@uthsc.edu Address:
956 Court Avenue, Suite B224
Memphis, TN 38163

Donna Heath
Residency Coordinator
Phone: 901-448-2510
Fax: 901-448-7836
Email: dheath@uthsc.edu
Address:
956 Court Avenue, Suite H314
Memphis, TN 38163