The Division of Nephrology provides training in clinical and research nephrology. The goal of the training program is to prepare nephrologists for careers in all aspects of academic medicine (clinical, teaching and research).
The faculty of the Nephrology Division consists of a large staff and multiple institutions which provide trainees a broad-based experience in the management of clinical problems and opportunities for a wide variety of research projects. The Division offers an extensive research program in the areas of physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology and clinical research; including, PKD, CKD, hypertension, as well as a newly developed Teaching Scholars Program.
The training program accepts four new applicants per year. Trainees have the option of three to four years of training depending on their interest in research. The training consists of fifteen months of clinical training and 21 to 45 months of additional training. Additional training can be clinical, outcome or basic science research.