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MED 334A. Nephrology Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC)

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Provides students with an introduction to clinical nephrology, including diseases of the kidney and disorders of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance. The clerkship is available at SUMC. Students evaluate inpatients as members of the nephrology consulting team and see outpatients in the nephrology clinic once a week. They are taught to evaluate and manage a wide variety of acute and chronic disturbances of renal function, as well as hypertension, and fluid and electrolyte disorders. They also participate in the management of patients with end-stage renal disease. There is a weekly schedule of grand rounds, journal club, and a monthly renal biopsy conference. Students learn a systematic approach to patients with fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base abnormalities.

Medicine 300A, Surgery 300A or Pediatrics 300A are preferred but not required.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: 777 Welch Road Suite DE Palo Alto, CA 94304; Time: 8:30 am. Please email Lani Demchak or Shuchi Anand the week before you start.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Shuchi Anand, M.D., M.S. (650-723-6961).

Other Faculty
T. Meyer, R, Lafayette, J. Scandling, J. Tan, Y. Lit, G. Chertow, V. Bhalla, A. Pao, M. Tamura, J. Yabu, N. Arora, R. Isom, T. Chang, S. Anand, T. Sirich, K. Erickson, P. Fatehi.

Lani Demchak (650-725-4738), 777 Welch Road Suite DE Palo Alto, CA 94304


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