Archive: June 8 – 15, 2011


  1. ASN Abstracts for the 2011 Kidney Week are due this week (June 4). [click here]
  2. Discussion Board now ready
    Nephrology On-Demand Discussion Board (Board) is now ready for general use. The Board is available 24-7-365 for all nephrology providers and medical students. Anyone can start or join a virtual conversation (thread). ECU Nephrology faculty will provide evidence-based commentary to help move along each thread. The Board is accessible by desktop and mobile devices. [Click here]
  3. Crossword Puzzles now available
    NOD Crosswords are now organized for you. Crosswords are categorized into six (6) categories and each puzzle comes with its own, dedicated, video resource for further learning. Visit NOD Crosswords by selecting CATEGORY on the menu bar at the bottom of your screen. [Click here]
  4. The Editors of Nephrology On-Demand Histopathology need YOUR HELP
    We are in the process of upgrading our Histopathology section and need your feedback. Make your voice heard and help shape how we improve NOD Histopathology in the coming months!

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  1. 2011 Guest Lecture Series: The Cardiorenal Syndrome
    An in-depth analysis of the Cardiorenal syndrome as well as a discussion of new therapies on the horizon. [Click here]
  2. Raloxifene to prevent osteoporosis in ESRD patients
    A collection of clinical trials addressing the potential benefits of raloxifene in the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporosis in end-stage renal disease patients. [Click here]
  3. Four (4) new nephropathologic diagnoses available on Nephrology On-Demand Histopathology [click here]

    • IgA Nephropathy
    • Tumor Necrosis
    • Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD)
    • Acute Cellular Rejection

  4. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Sarcoidosis [click here]
  5. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Diseases [click here]


  1. 10-minute RoundsBETA
    High-definition teaching resources designed specifically for medical students and internal medicine residents. [Click]
  2. NOD subscribes to the Creative Commons License
    All resources on NOD are now available for your use. Whether you’re drafting a presentation, abstract, or want to use data on NOD, our Creative Commons license allows you to use any material you see here for didactic purposes.
  3. NOD is now part of the Budapest Open Access Initiative
    The Initiative’s goal: to provide completely free and unrestricted access to [teaching resources] by all scientists, scholars, teachers, students, and other curious minds. NOD maintains its commitment to provide nephrology and hypertension-related resources to all users (including you) without any financial or technological restrictions.


  1. Three (3) new nephropathologic mystery cases
    Case #’s 13-15 (with explanations of each slide) now available on Nephrology On-Demand Histopathology [click here]

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    1. kidney education,
    2. training, and
    3. recruitment

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