The clinical training for fellows provides extensive exposure to a wide variety of clinical problems in paediatric nephrology. This is accomplished by full participation of fellows in all the patient care activities within the division, including:
- direct care of nephrology inpatients
- serving as consultant to both inpatient and outpatient divisional programs
- care of the transplant and pediatric dialysis outpatients
- care of the general Nephrology clinic outpatients
The care of hospital in-patients requiring acute dialysis or continuous renal replacement therapy ellows become proficient in all technical aspects of nephrology including , hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. In addition, the fellows acquire experience through the Department of Pathology in the interpretation renal biopsies by examination using light, immunofluorescence and electron microscopy. Through the Department of Radiology, fellows also acquire expertise in the interpretation of uroradiologic studies.