The Nephrology Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center provides comprehensive training Since its inception in 1956, the program has maintained an extraordinary history of training individuals that become leaders in the field of nephrology.
The strength of our program is derived from two pillars:
1) A tremendous breadth of clinical experience.
2) A strong faculty body with a tradition of excellence in nephrology research.
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2️⃣ Escuelita! And so many more MedEd innovations.
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1️⃣ A nationally renowned safety-net hospital, plus a VA plus a cutting-edge referral hospital.
🏥Parkland Memorial Hospital:
⭐️ 862 bed facility completed in 2015, with the latest in informational technology focused on indigent patient care.
⭐️ 1st established in 1894.
⭐️ One of the largest public hospital systems in the country, averaging >1M patient visits/yr.
⭐️ It was the first Level I trauma center in Texas.
⭐️ The place for JFK’s emergency care in 1963.
⭐️ Is among the largest civilian burn units in the nation including the site of the development of the Parkland Burn Formula.
🏥Clements University Hospital:
⭐️Newly constructed facility in 2014, with 460 beds and expansion to 750 beds in 2021.
⭐️Tertiary referral center that provides training in critical care nephrology with extensive exposure to cardiothoracic surgery cases, ECMO, VADs & organ transplantation.
🏥Dallas VA Medical Center:
⭐️ Renovated in 2014 and has 289 acute care beds with one of the largest VA dialysis units in the country.
Happy Halloween 🎃
Our Spooktacular event included two Dr. Sambandam’s, Dr. Penfield, ZZ Top, a narwhal and more!
Fellows, Peter Jung, M.D., Sahityan Viswanathan, M.D., Armando Cardenas, M.D., and Taylor Schaubschlager, D.O. enjoying the nice weather and happy hour after work.
Last day of the month and last Profile. Andrea Venable, PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow. She is working with
Sarah Huen, M.D., PhD, on how metabolic adaptation promotes survival during sepsis and how the kidneys contribute to systemic metabolism during inflammation.
Fellow Profile: Litty Thomas, M.D. She is a first year fellow. Selected the field of Nephrology for her deep-rooted interest in patient care and building long-lasting personal relationships.
Fellow Profile: Taylor Schaubschlager, D.O. She is currently our chief fellow. The past three Nephrology Fellow Chiefs have been women. She enjoys serving and caring for a wide demographic of patients.
Fellow Profile: Meredith McAdams, M.D. She is currently on her second year of T-32 research and is pursuing her Master's Degree in Clinical Sciences.
Fellow Profile: Stefanie Herrera, M.D. Her interest in Nephrology grew as she recognized the influence the renal system has on the entirety of the organism; the complex pathophysiology that correlates multiple organs at once.
The fellowship is now in recruitment season. Learn more about our program by watching the UTSW Renal Fellowship Overview.
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Happy International Women’s Day to our outstanding group of female fellows. There are not as many women in Nephrology compared to other sub specialties. We are glad to have you. You will all be wonderful Nephrologist.
We are excited to welcome our 2021 Fellowship Class. Juan Salcedo Betancourt, Litty Thomas, Abdul Haseeb, Armando Cardenas, and Stefanie Herrera.
1st year fellows are ready for day one of their fellowship and the next two years. We are excited to have Prashanth Reddy, M.D., Sahityan Viswanathan, M.D., Taylor Schaubschlager, D.O., and Jinwoo Jung, M.D.
Burnout is more prevalent in Nephrology Fellowships. What can we do to combat burnout and promote well-being?
Burnout and Emotional Well-Being among Nephrology Fellows—a National Online Survey Background Physician burnout and emotional distress are associated with work dissatisfaction and provision of suboptimal patient care. Little is known about burnout among nephrology fellows. Methods Validated items on burnout, depressive symptoms, and well being were included in the American Society...
We are proud to announce another 100% pass rate year for the ABIM Nephrology Boards from our recently graduated class of 2019. No surprise there.... especially since our Program Director took his re-certification exam at the same time and scored a perfect 800!!! Yep, the members of UTSW Nephrology really bring out the best in each other."
Introducing our 2020 fellow class.
Meredith McAdams, M.D., Prince Aryeetey, M.D., and Han-Cheng Chen,D.O. with their posters at ASN Kidney Week. Former Fellow Gerard Martins, M.D. stopped by the posters as well. Great work from the fellows and their faculty mentors.
Since July the fellows have been busy studying and team building. We have done yoga, played Top Golf, and did the Night Nation Run.
Over the weekend we welcomed our new fellows and their families with a cookout and pool party. Thank you to the faculty and staff for warm welcome and to Dr. Hedayati for hosting.
Our new fellows, chief fellow, transplant fellow, and APP did a team building escape room and escaped in time!
Program Director, Kamal Sambandam, M.D. was given a shirt from the graduating fellows with anti- GBM disease on it. They asked him to wear it before their last day. He is pictured with two graduating fellows and two first year fellows.
Last week we celebrated our five Clinical Fellows and one Transplant Nephrology Fellow with a graduation ceremony. We are proud to have be UT Southwestern Nephrology Fellowship Graduates. We know you will be great Nephrologists and we wish you the best in your future endeavors
Congratulations to our T-32 research fellow Hao Liu, M.D. and his wife Holly who just welcomed baby boy Theo!
Congratulations to our Transplant Fellow, Lee Anderson who got married today! We wish you and Ali and lifetime of live and happiness!
Extremely proud of our fellows and Internal Medical residents who presented Nephrology clinical research and case study’s at the 4th annual Seldin Research Symposium today.
Meredith McAdam's, M.D. has accepted the position of Chief Nephrology Fellow for the 2019-2020 academic year. She will be a wonderful advocate for her co-fellows and a great representative for the program.
Our fellows have worked extremely hard so far this year. Our Program Director, Kamal Sambandam, M.D. hosted a celebratory event in their honor.
From our fellows and team to yours, Happy Holidays!
We are happy to announce that Swati Lederer, M.D. has been named Assistant Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program!
We are happy to announce we have matched our 5 Clinical Nephrology spots. We look forward to our new fellows joining us in July!
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