Adult Fellows’ Case Summary and Abstracts

Case Summary

Nephrology fellows are invited to submit a 1-page case summary of a challenging or unusual dialysis experience. Registration will be awarded to the best 20 cases submitted. In addition, the authors of the top 6-8 cases will be selected to present their cases in the Fellows Forum session of the main conference. Case summaries should be organized like an abstract and be written in a manner to entice audience interaction.

Requirements for Grant Consideration

    • Must be a nephrology fellow in an ACGME approved nephrology training program.
    • A letter must be submitted indicating your desire to apply for the case summary grant. The letter needs to be signed by your nephrology fellowship program director and verify that you are a fellow.
    • A conflict of interest form needs to be submitted (click here for form).
    • A 1-page case summary.
    • Be sure to include a title of your case, your name and affiliation.
    • All documents need to be submitted by the submission deadline to Claire Oser via email ( or fax (573-884-4820).


Selected Fellows will present their cases to a panel of judges and the winner will receive a $500 award. (Pediatric Fellow Case Submission are also accepted, see the Submission Guidelines under Pediatrics.


The case summary submission deadline is December 6, 2021.


Abstract Award

All attendees are invited to submit an abstract (submitted abstracts are not the same as submitted case summaries by Fellows). Accepted abstracts will be selected for either an oral or poster presentation and will also be published and indexed in either Hemodialysis International or Peritoneal Dialysis International.

$500 will be awarded to the first author of the abstracts winning the following awards:

    • Outstanding HD Abstract
    • Outstanding PD Abstract

Additional grants for outstanding abstracts may be given out at the discretion of the ADC Abstract Committee.

Fellows submitting abstracts will not be considered for the grant for Fellow Case Submission unless a case was submitted separately.

To submit an abstract click here

The abstract submission deadline is December 6, 2021.

Pediatric Fellows’ Scholarships

PEDIATRIC FELLOWS’ SCHOLARSHIPS:  case summaries for “Stump the Consultants”

Pediatric Nephrology Fellows training in a pediatric or medicine/pediatrics training program are invited to submit 1 to 3 page case summaries describing a problem PD, HD or CRRT case. Scholarships consisting of $500 will be awarded to 3 Fellows whose cases are chosen for presentation in the Fundamentals of Dialysis in Children Fellows’ Case Conference (“Stump the Consultants”) on Friday, March 4, 2022. In addition, pending availability of funds, all Fellows submitting cases, whether selected for presentation or not, will have registration fees waived.  Cases should be organized so that they lead to one or more management questions that can be posed to the consultants and the audience. Please include a title to your case along with your name and affiliation. Program Director letters are not required for pediatric case summaries.

The deadline for case summary submission is 12:00 midnight, December 6, 2022.

 Please note: Pediatric Fellows submitting abstracts to pediatric slide forums or poster sessions are NOT eligible for consideration for a waiver of registration fees. Waiver of registration is limited to pediatric nephrology fellows who submit case summaries to the Stump the Consultants session.  

Pediatric case summaries should be submitted via email to BOTH Kimberly Sands and John Mahan, MD, at the addresses below by midnight, December 6, 2022


Kimberly Sands

 John Mahan, MD


For urgent questions, please call Kimberly Sands at (650)723-7903


Nursing Breakout Ill (RN and APPs) 

Nursing Breakout Ill (RN and APPs) 

10:00-12:00 pm

10:00 am Renal Education Series for Hospital Staff (3 different institutions providing their practices for educating inpatient staff RNs 

  • Stanford
  • Children’s Mercy
  • Oregon 

11:00 am Collaborating in Providing Palliative Care: When to Refer?

Nursing Breakout II (RN and APPs) 

Nursing Breakout II (RN and APPs) 

4:00-6:00 pm

Moderators: Theresa Mottes, MSN, APRN, CPNP/AC and Rachel Galimberti, BSN, RN

4:00 Infants on Dialysis- The In’s and Out’s of Dialyzing the Itty Bitty’s

  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis

5:00 Access Complications

5:30 Optimizing Infant Growth

6:00 Adjourn