Department of Medicine

Tough Beans Case Conference


Tough Beans is a clinical case conference open to all Baylor College of Medicine faculty, fellows, and alumni. It occurs on the first or second Monday of each month at 5 p.m. Central Time. The cases are either prepared by fellow with faculty supervision, or contributed by any audience member. The goal is to promote group learning of clinical cases and broaden knowledge basis of nephrology by interactive discussions. Important take home messages from the discussion are summarized and forwarded to the audience after each conference. The conference is strongly supported by experienced faculty members dedicated in teaching and has served as an important educational platform for fellows.

Networking with alumni in this virtual format is important for both trainees and faculty. 


Date Presenter/Summary Link
Sept. 14, 2020 Vishnu Parvathareddy / Summary
Oct. 12, 2020 Sohail Riaz / Summary
Nov. 9, 2020 Parth Worah / Summary
Dec. 14, 2020 Pablo Villaneuva-Meyer and Pascale Khairallah / Summary
Jan. 11, 2021 Rajeev Raghavan and Suleman Ajmal
Feb. 8, 2021 Chris Neagra and Alvaro Tamayo-Gutierrez
March 8, 2021 Sreedhar Mandayam and Adnann Polani / Summary
April 12, 2021 Taqui Khaja
May 10, 2021 Chris Neagra
June 14, 2021 Jingyin Yan