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Didactic Training

The fellowship provides a wide range of didactic training, including:

  • Daily interactions with transplant nephrologists and transplant surgeons
  • Monthly Transplant Grand Rounds conferences with formal presentations on all aspects of transplantation from internal faculty and many visiting external faculty
  • Transplantation core curriculum lectures, which is a series of multidisciplinary lectures given by Mayo Clinic faculty that covers basic science and clinical topics relevant to transplantation
  • Monthly renal biopsy conferences with presentation and discussion of transplant and native kidney biopsies by renal pathology and nephrology groups
  • Journal club presented by fellows
  • Monthly morbidity and mortality conferences to discuss cases from the kidney-pancreas and liver transplant hospital services
  • Research conferences
  • Support for travel to the American Society of Transplantation fellows' symposium and for presentation of research projects at one major transplant-related conference