Updated: 06.05.2023

NephJC is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering free open access education in nephrology throughout the world. NephJC is also an online Twitter based journal club which regularly has nephrologists, residents, fellows, cardiologists, internists, urologists, radiologists, pharmacologists, and patients contribute to the discussion. NephJC has a webpage, a newsletter, a Twitter feed, and a Facebook page.

NephSIM is a mobile-optimized teaching tool that can be used to learn or teach how to establish a differential diagnosis, understand pathophysiology, and review urinalysis, ultrasound, kidney pathology, vascular access, kidney transplantation, acid-base physiology, electrolyte disturbances, and more.

RFN is a founding member (2015) of the Nephrology Social Media Collective (NSMC). The NSMC is a consortium of  several websites and individuals dedicated to providing FOAMed. The NSMC also features a year long internship designed to give interested individuals the skills and tools to create online content.

NephroPOCUS is a comprehensive resource for point of care ultrasound in nephrology (POCUN)

WashU Nephrology Web Episodes are monthly videos produced by Tim Yau. They cover a wide variety of topics including pathology, history, short takes on physiology.

John Roberts, Nephrologist at Duke University has a nice collection of pencasts covering various topics in nephrology.

UKidney is a provider of educational tools for the study and practice of nephrology, hypertension management, and kidney transplantation. This site features essential educational contributions from major opinion leaders in nephrology.

AJKD Blog is the official blog of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases and hosts a wide variety of educational material including the yearly NephMadness.

Landmark Nephrology is a website covering important landmark articles in the field of nephrology.

Nephron Power is an academic blog created by Dr. Kenar Jhaveri (Hofstra Northwell). Covers a wide range of nephrology-related topics.

The Skeleton Key Group (SKG) presents interesting and illustrative electrolyte cases using blog posts, visual abstracts, and tweetorials to achieve this mission. The name comes from the shorthand script doctors use to quickly jot down a basic metabolic profile. Check out their monthly posts on RFN.

Last Month in Nephrology is a nephrology blog where ups can find nephrologists “Thinking aloud on the recent evidence helping change the way our patients ‘feel-function-survive”

Arkana Live is a YouTube video series which highlights live-microscopy with kidney pathology teaching from Arkana Live pathologists.

Rush University Medical Center Kidney Biopsy Conference is a YouTube video series which teaches kidney pathology.

Channel Your Enthusiasm: The Burton Rose Book Club Podcast: “Some nerdy nephrologists, we meet monthly to review a chapter from Burton Rose’s iconic Clinical Physiology of Acid-base and Electrolyte Disorders.”

An updated list of US-based nephrology fellowship programs, divisions is available here and Canada-based nephrology fellowship programs, divisions is available here. Stay on top of updates for all of the nephrology programs in the US & beyond.

The official Twitter journal club of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association: #IPNAJC


Kidney International (KI) Reports Community is a blog where a variety of content is presented, including expert commentaries, article summaries and educational material for the KI Reports nephrology community

Home Dialysis for Fellows is a free online resource dedicated to making fellows stronger clinicians in home dialysis management. It is made of case-based questions that mimic real-life scenarios, and it has a large repository of important recent, historic, and landmark studies. The goal is to gain confidence in home dialysis management and feel prepared for any clinical issues you may face.