Table 1.

Graduate survey of kidney biopsy training adequacy

Survey QuestionAgree or Strongly AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagree or Strongly DisagreeOtherP Value
Q6. I was adequately prepared to perform native kidney biopsies without direct supervision at the end of my nephrology fellowship.45 (83%)27
Association of Q6 responses to time in clinical practice
 Clinical practice 10 yr or less19 (83%)4>0.99
 Clinical practice >10 yr26 (84%)5
Q7. I was adequately prepared to perform transplant kidney biopsies without direct supervision at the end of my nephrology fellowship.44 (82%)46
Association of Q7 responses to time in clinical practice
 Clinical practice 10 yr or less21 (91%)20.16
 Clinical practice >10 yr23 (74%)8
Q8. I was adequately prepared to perform interpretation of kidney biopsy tissue at the end of my nephrology fellowship.41 (78%)57
Association of Q8 response to time in clinical practice
 Clinical practice 10 yr or less17 (74%)60.74
 Clinical practice >10 yr25 (81%)6
  • Q, question number.