We prepared a collection of websites and mobile apps that will be useful for your studying and clinical routine. Let us know if you wanted to add your favourite website, app to the collection. If you are a novice at nephrology, check our short review (pdf) of some popular nephrology textbooks first.

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Nephrology books - short review (YSN 04_2021).pdf


AJKD Atlas of Renal Pathology

A useful learning tool providing representative images of many renal pathologies including brief description and diagnostic hints.


A website with almost 200 renal pathology cases to test your knowledge. It also features a tutorial on how to examine a kidney histology slide.


Interactive platform to learn urinalysis including a lot of urine sediment pictures. From the University of Bern (in German).

Renal Fellow Network

Features concise educational posts, discussions of clinical cases and scientific articles. The quality of the content is ensured by a partnership with the American Society of Nephrology (ASN).


Nephrology journal club with active twitter discussions about hot nephrological topics. It also features a bimonthly podcast.


A resource-rich platform providing plenty of useful tools, presentations, and tutorials. Check their collection of landmark nephrology papers.

Arkana Laboratories

A nephropathology service providing a plenty of valuable teaching material from its huge collection of slides. They also feature live pathological sessions on their youtube channel.


Started as regular vlogs about glomerular pathologies for nephrology fellows, the GlomCon developed into a network of experts from different areas of medicine and biotechnology striving for a better care of patients with glomerular pathologies.

Landmark Nephrology

A resource center collecting all the landmark trials that shaped nephrological practice. Features a graphical timelines to help you put the trials into perspective.


A mobile-friendly teaching tool featuring clinical cases and helpful diagnostic schemes.



Summarizing evidence and publishing recommendations on the use of extracorporeal treatments in drug poisonings. Check out the recommendations page.


Comprehensive list of drugs with recommended dose adjustment in renal impairment. From the University of Heidelberg (mostly in German).

Drug Book University of Louisville

Adult and pediatric drug database with dose adjustment in renal impairment. From the University of Louisville.

Antibiotika Insel

Antibiotic guidelines (incl. dose adjustment) from The Clinic of Infectious Diseases Inselspital Bern and University of Bern (in German). It can be used as a mobile app.


Water and Sodium Formulas

A user-friendly app for the clinical workday with formulas helping to calculate water and sodium problems. It is more than just a calculator: comprehensive pathophysiological explanations and caveats of each formula are provided.

Transplant Evidence App

The app delivers a monthly overview of 10 RCTs and reviews in the field of transplantations. The Peter Morris Centre for Evidence in Transplantation at the University of Oxford comments on the studies and provides a critical assessment of the methodology.

Swiss Diabetes Guide

User-friendly recommendations for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2 for Swiss professionals. Supervised by the experts from USZ. Available as a mobile or web app.