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department of Medicine

Section of Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation

Medical Student Elective


Fourth year Temple medical students may elect Nephrology which provides:

  • Emphasis on renal, electrolyte and acid-base diagnosis, principles of therapy, pathophysiology, pathology and normal physiology.
  • Participation in the renal consultation team under the supervision of the renal attending physician and the renal fellow, including initial history and physical exams and development of appropriate differential diagnoses.
  • Active participation in all of the renal teaching conferences including renal grand rounds, journal clubs, and research conferences.
  • Provision of appropriate bibliographic references to relevant books and articles followed by critical discussions with faculty.