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Fellowship Opportunities

Nephrology Fellowships

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Whitney Besse, MD, teaches a student in the lab.

The Section of Nephrology offers clinical and research fellowships:

  • The two-year clinical track program is for those interested in with aspirations of practicing clinical nephrology in the academic setting as clinical educators or in the non-academic setting.
  • The two-year combined clinical nephrology / hospice and palliative care medicine track aimed to train physicians to meet the largely unmet need for nephrology physicians who are experts in providing palliative care medicine to patients with chronic disease.
  • The three-year combined nephrology / critical care medicine fellowship for those physicians who desire training in both specialties.
  • The three-year (or more) research track program is designed for those who plan a career in clinical, translational, or basic science research.
  • For applicants unsure of research, we recommend applying to our clinical track. At the end of the first year, you may apply to be converted to the three-year research track if your career interests have changed.

Transplant Nephrology Fellowship

In addition, the Section of Nephrology, Section of Transplantation and Immunology, and Yale New Haven Transplantation Center offers an intensive year in advanced clinical training in transplant nephrology to applicants that have completed an ACGME certified fellowship in nephrology.

  • The fellowship offers a very thorough exposure to both inpatient and outpatient management of kidney and pancreas transplantation, both before and after transplantation.