In this episode we listen to a conversation between Dr. Vera Delaney, a transplant nephrologist, and Dr. Kelly Beers, a second-year nephrology fellow, both at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. Dr. Delaney lived and completed medical training (and a PhD) in Ireland and London before moving to the United States in the 1970s to pursue a nephrology fellowship. She talks about transplant nephrology as a subspecialty and the changes she has seen in the field over the past few decades. 

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This episode is a conversation between two first-year nephrology fellows, Dr. Anthony Provenzano at Duke University, and Dr. Rachel Hilburg at the University of Pennsylvania. We recorded it the weekend before they began their programs, and it is full of good advice (and enthusiasm)!

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Here we talk with Dr. Belinda Lee about some of the various career choices available in nephrology. Dr. Lee attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NY and completed her residency at Columbia University NY Presbyterian Hospital. She then completed a combined nephrology and transplant fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. She worked first as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tulane University and is now in private practice in Baltimore.

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This epsiode is a conversation between between Dr. Matthew Sparks, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Program Director for Nephrology Fellowship at Duke University, and Dr. Diana Mina, a graduating nephrology fellow at University of California San Francisco. They talk about the role of social media in medical education, mentorship, and how to get involved with the nephrology community...right now. Email us at NKFpodcast@kidney.org

Resources discussed:

GlomCon
https://glomcon.org/glomerular-disease-case-conferences/

NephJC (Journal Club)
http://www.nephjc.com/

Nephrology Social Media Collective
http://www.nephjc.com/internship/

Nephrology Business Leadership University
http://NBLUniv.com/

Renal Fellows Network
http://renalfellow.blogspot.com/ 

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This is an interview with Dr. Leslie Gewin, a practicing nephrologist and basic science researcher at Vanderbilt University. She is an attending physician on the general internal medicine and nephrology consult services at the Nashville VA Medical Center. Dr. Gewin also runs a basic science laboratory which focuses on understanding how growth factors alter the epithelial response to renal injury. We talk about her career so far and how she manages its various components. 

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Today we hear from Dr. Clarissa Diamantidis, an Assistant Professor in the Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Nephrology at Duke University and a nephrologist at the Durham VA Medical Center. In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Diamantidis works as a researcher and clinical educator. We ask about her career path and what advice she has for medical students and residents considering combining nephrology and clinical research.

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Dr. Devika Nair and Dr. Kelly Beers are back. Laura Brereton (National Kidney Foundation) asks them about general perceptions of nephrology, and what some medical students and internal medicine residents might not know about the field. What else would you like to know about working as a nephrologist? Get in touch at NKFpodcast@kidney.org.

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Welcome to the Life as a Nephrologist podcast series! In this first episode Dr. Devika Nair (Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN) and Dr. Kelly Beers (Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY) talk about their experiences so far as nephrology fellows and why they chose it as a career. Would you like to suggest topics or interviewees for the podcast? Write to us at NKFpodcast@kidney.org.  For more information about the National Kidney Foundation, visit us online.

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D.C.-based news reporter Jummy Olabanji takes a look inside the NKF 2012 Spring Clinical Meetings. In this section she interviews Dr. Mala Sachdeva about her studying showing the impacts of obesity on organ available for donation. For more information visit http://www.kidney.org/news/newsroom/welcome.cfm

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D.C.-based news reporter Jummy Olabanji takes a look inside the NKF 2012 Spring Clinical Meetings. In this section she interviews NKF's CMO Dr. Joseph Vassalotti about the CDC's upcoming National Online Surveillance System for Chronic Kidney Disease. 

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