During the Renal Pathology Fellowship, you:

  • Handle in-house and referral renal pathology specimens
  • Attend and participate in departmental and interdepartmental conferences dealing with renal disease
  • Conduct research
  • Assist with and initiate clinicopathologic correlative projects or basic research projects for presentation and publication

Research training

You participate in various research projects dealing with native and transplant kidney diseases from a pathology and clinical perspective.


Fellows are evaluated at the end of each rotation or quarter. Evaluations are completed by faculty, the renal working group, allied health staff and other education staff. Fellows also have the opportunity to evaluate the faculty and program.

Evaluations assess competence in:

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-based practice
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

The program director meets with each fellow quarterly to review the evaluations and discuss professional growth. Fellows are able to view their evaluations electronically. Final written summative evaluations are completed for each fellow upon completion of the program.

April 11, 2014