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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Nephrology Training

Training and Certification

Nephrology Boards- American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

More more details about the Nephrology Boards, please visit the ABIM website here.

Subspecialization in Nephrology

AST Renal Transplant Fellowships

Endorsed by the American Society of Nephrology

Interventional Nephrology

Please visit the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology to contact training programs that offer interventional nephrology training directly.

Dual Certification

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.

Programs with trainees double-boarded in nephrology and critical care medicine

These individuals are either double-boarded in nephrology and critical care medicine and/or have trainees at their institution who are double-boarding in nephrology and critical care medicine. They have offered to serve as a resource for students and others with questions or interest in double-boarding.

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 Diseases Fellowships

Advanced Dialysis Fellowship

Integrated Nephrology and Geriatric/Palliative MEdicine

Training Opportunities for Nephrology Fellows

Online curriculum resources and additional training opportunities:

Educational Resources for Fellows

ASN Innovations in Kidney Education Contest Winners



Access 101


Virtual Reality


Triva & Cases

Virtual CRRT

Patient Simulator

Renal Physiology

Online Platform


Hemodialysis Sim


Interactive PowerPoint

Renal Pathology

Web Episodes

General Nephrology and Dialysis Resources


Additional Resources