The Section of Nephrology has extensive programs in patient care, research, and education. We are committed to excellence in each of these three activities with the goal for both our faculty and our trainees to be national and international leaders in the field of academic nephrology.


Clinical Programs

Our programs provided by the Section of Nephrology cover all aspects of our clinical discipline. 



The research activities of our faculty cover a broad range of topics in renal physiology and nephrology from laboratory bench to patient oriented investigation.

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The fellowship has grown and changed with the times, but has maintained Dr. Peters’ mission of excellence in nephrology education, clinical practice, patient advocacy and research.

Section Chief

Stefan Somlo, MD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Genetics

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To learn more about how the physicians in our nationally ranked section are experts in diagnosing and managing a broad range of acute and chronic kidney diseases please visit

Postdoctural Research Fellowship

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP positions available at Yale University in all aspects of kidney disease research including physiology, cell biology, pathology, developmental biology, genetics, vascular biology, bioinformatics, medical informatics, and clinical epidemiology and biostatistics.  Information about potential mentors and application procedures can be found here.

2019 NIH-NIDDK/KUH Summer Research Opportunity

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