Fellowships & Education

Fellowship Training Programs

Renal Fellowship Training Program

The ACGME accredited program offers three training pathways. Fellows in all pathways participate in clinical rotations, conferences, and mentoring. Research-oriented fellows benefit from the division's strong, diverse, and well-funded research program. Of those who completed training in the two research pathways, over the past decade, 88% hold academic positions today.
  • Advanced Clinical
  • Basic Science
  • Clinical and Translational Research

PhD Basic Science Training Program

We strongly encourage PhDs to apply to our leading kidney research program. The goals fo the PhD Basic Science Training Program is to enable thte trainee to utilize their molecular and cellular skills and knowledge towards disease-based processes. The training of PhDs in our program will specifically focus on kidney injury and repair, including regeneration, under the mentorship of Drs. Duffield, Nelson and/or Shankland.

Nephrology Subspecialty Transplant Fellowship Training Program

This one-year AST accredited program combines in-depth clinical experience with comprehensive didactic activities and qualifies the graduate to be a UNOS-approved medical director of a kidney transplant program.

Advanced Nephrology Subspecialty Dialysis Fellowship Training Program

Recognized by the International Society of Hemodialysis, this one-year fellowship provides the medical knowledge and training in the technologies, clinical research techniques, and administration required to manage dialysis patients, as well as to direct dialysis centers.