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Renal Grand Rounds

The Division of General Nephrology-Hypertension within the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Department of Medicine holds regular renal grand rounds presentations and lectures for faculty, residents, and fellows. The learning objectives of our renal grand rounds series is to present recent advancements in clinical care in renal medicine, recent advances in medical research and relevant material for clinical practice.

Upcoming Seminars

Upcoming seminars, including Renal Grand Rounds, are listed on our events page.

Past Seminars

The Division of General Nephrology-Hypertension strives to bring top-quality speakers to our weekly grand rounds and special seminar series. A sampling of our past seminars is listed below.

2021-2022 Seminars

  • The Challenge of C3 Dominant Glomerulonephritis 
    Carla Nester, MD, MSA, FASN
    Associate Professor of Medicine - Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation
    University of Iowa
  • Scenario Planning for Older Adults with ESKD
    Margaret "Gretchen" Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Division of Vascular Surgery
    Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
    Recording available for rewatch.
  • The Pathogenesis of IgA Nephropathy and Future Treatment Options
    Dana Rizk, MD
    Director of Clinical Trials Research, Nephrology Division
    University of Alabama 
    Recording available for rewatch.
  • Heart Kidney Synergy
    Rupal Mehta, MD, MSc
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
    Recording available for rewatch.
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Potassium Balance - Focus on ROMK
    Paul Welling, MD
    Joseph S. and Ester Handler Professor of Medicine, Nephrology and Physiology
    John Hopkins University, School of Medicine
  • What Kids and Kidneys Can Teach Nephrologists About Racism in Chicago
    O.N. Ray Bignall II, MD, FAAP, FASN
    Assistant Chief Diversity and Health Equity Officer 
    Nationwide Childrens Hospital