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Nephrology Fellows

Fellows: Subspecialization in Nephrology

AST Renal Transplant Fellowships

Endorsed by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN).

Interventional Nephrology Training Programs

This is a link through the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. Programs other than those listed on this website may offer interventional nephrology training. It is recommended that interested individuals contact individual programs to determine if they offer such training.

Dual Certification Resources

Nephrology and Critical Care Medicine

The continued development of novel extracorporeal therapies and improved care for critically ill patients has led to a growing interest in critical care nephrology as a career path. Board-eligible and board certified nephrologists can obtain board certification in Critical Care Medicine with an additional year of ACGME training.

Other Advanced Training in Nephrology

There are some one-year fellowships offering advanced training in various aspects of nephrology. These listings may not be complete; they were provided by the training programs. Please note that ASN does not necessarily promote or endorse these programs; it is up to the applicant to determine if these programs are of suitable quality.

Glomerular Disease Fellowships

The following 1-year fellowships are devoted to advanced training in the care of patients with, and understanding of, glomerular diseases.

Columbia University - look under "Fellowships" on the Columbia website

University of North Carolina - Contact Dr. Gerald Hladik, Fellowship Director, UNC -

Advanced Dialysis Fellowship

University of Washington - An advanced 1-year fellowship devoted to technical aspects of dialysis.

Integrated Nephrology and Geriatric/Palliative Medicine Fellowships - 3 year Fellowships after which trainees are board eligible in Nephrology and Palliative Medicine or Geriatrics, contact Dr. Mark Swidler (