Pediatric Nephrology Clinical Experience
Pediatric Nephrology Clinical Experience

The Section of Nephrology at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics participates in a variety of outpatient clinics. The fellow will have his or her own weekly continuity clinic but is encouraged to participate in other clinics as interest and time allows. Examples of other clinic involvements include bone and mineral disorders, antenatal kidney, enuresis/voiding disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and kidney transplant.

The First Year**
Six months inpatient service
Three months dialysis/transplantation
Three months research
One (half-day) outpatient clinic per week
Home call every third week

The Second Year†,**
Three months inpatient service
One month pathology rotation
Two months dialysis/transplantation
Six months research or additional electives
One (half-day) outpatient clinic per week
Home call every third week

The Third Year†,**
Three months inpatient service
Two months dialysis/transplantation**
Seven months research or electives
One (half-day) outpatient clinic per week
Home call every third week

† Additional experience in dialysis/transplant can be arranged for interested fellows.
** Fellows are invited to select dialysis/transplant patients to follow as primary provider during the fellowship experience.

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