|Nate Hellman, in front of the "Kidney Shed" at Mount Desert Island|
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"The MDIBL Renal Fellows course gave me the opportunity to learn renal physiology from the experts in their fields, in a place where so many important discoveries were made by the giants of nephrology. Collaborating with my peers from programs all over the country, we re-created the experiments that helped characterize ENaC structure and function, osmoregulation, and the complex proximal tubular in a supportive yet intellectually stimulating environment. And when our lab presentations were finished, we enjoyed Acadia National Park and the coast of Maine, by foot and by bike, making great new friends along the way." - Jeffrey William, Fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
This course is a fantastic offering and was life changing for myself and I know many others. Where else can you go to learn about the kidney with fantastic faculty and fellows from all around. This was where I met the late Nate Hellman back in 2008, founder of RFN. You can read some nice blog posts from Nate from the actual course here and if you scroll down here. I would not only highly recommend this course but I would urge you to go. Now that it is supported by the NIH you really have no excuse not to go.