Three Hours, Three Days a Week: An Interview

In A Few Words is a recurring AJKD feature that highlights the diverse stories that define kidney disease. In a recent piece, Dr Sri Lekha Tummalapalli shares her experience spending time with patients on dialysis while writing up notes as a fellow. AJKD’s Social Media Editor, Timothy Yau, talks to Dr Tummalapalli in this audio interview about the configuration of space in these facilities:

Dr Tummalapalli is a nephrology fellow at University of California, San Francisco, researching quality of care and healthcare delivery in kidney disease. Our thanks to her for taking the time to do this interview! Follow her @LTummalapalli.

To view Dr Tummalapalli’s essay (FREE), please visit

Title: Three Hours, Three Days a Week
Author: Sri Lekha Tummalapalli
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.08.018


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