Propagating the nephrology research workforce: a kidney research national dialogue training commentary

Donald E. Kohan, Mark G. Parker, Susan L. Furth, Billy G. Hudson, Karen M. Warburton, Krystyna E. Rys-Sikora, Tracy L. Rankin

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Abstract

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducted the Kidney Research National Dialogue as an interactive means to formulate and prioritize research goals necessary to address the needs of patients with renal disease. This commentary summarizes the discussion and priorities arising from the training domain of the dialogue and posits three overall strategies to broaden the nephrology research workforce pipeline. The community needs to recruit and provide support for mentors in nephrology, target medical and graduate students earlier in their education for exposure to renal research, and expand the research workforce to include basic scientists from many disciplines as well as under-represented minorities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1144-1147
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation

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