The Nephrology Division hosts several events over the course of the year to show the fellows our appreciation for their hard work and participation in the Program. Fellow wellness is an important part of our program and these events are one of our ways of promote trainee well-being. Some of our event highlights are listed below:
Welcome Reception: Each year, the Division hosts a reception to welcome new fellows to the Program.
Graduation: At the end of each academic year, Program leadership takes the fellows to dinner at a fancy Italian restaurant.
Holiday Lunch and Party: Division-sponsored event to celebrate the holiday season with the fellows.
Wellness Lunch: Division-sponsored event focused on the well-being of fellows.
Renal Club Dinners: We invite speakers to give dinner lectures to our fellows, faculty and fellowship alumni. This is a great opportunity for our fellows to interact with practicing nephrologists in the local area.
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Conference: The world's premier Nephrology meeting, Kidney Week provides participants exciting and challenging opportunities to exchange knowledge, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging and provocative discussions with leading experts in the field.
Division Reception at ASN: The USC Nephrology Division hosts a reception at ASN for fellows and faculty to attend.
National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Conference: The NKF Conference presents a unique opportunity for busy renal health care providers to learn new developments related to all aspects of Nephrology. It is designed for kidney doctors in the private sector and academia, fellows and residents with a special interest in kidney disease, general internists, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and technicians, social workers, and renal and clinical dietitians.
American Society of Transplantation (AST) Conference: The AST Conference is designed for physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses, organ procurement personnel and pharmacists who are interested in the clinical and research aspects of solid organ and tissue transplantation. The meeting provides the most current information in the field of transplant science.