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Our Program

The two-year fellowship in nephrology is a comprehensive and intensive program, during which fellows will be expected to:

  • Achieve clinical excellence
  • Gain complete familiarity with the diagnostic techniques and imaging equipment that are essential to current nephrology practice
  • Understand the pathophysiology, pathology and management of kidney disease
  • Acquire the knowledge and experience for certification by the Subspecialty Board of Nephrology
  • Participate in scholarly educational and research activity
  • Participate in and enhance the education of medical students and residents

Structure

  • Continuity clinic (1/2 day per week)
  • 20 core four-week rotations include nephrology consultation (including acute dialysis and continuous renal replacement therapies), chronic dialysis, and renal transplantation.
  • Six elective four-week rotations. Options include home dialysis, intensive care, interventional radiology, nutrition, palliative care, pathology, pediatric nephrology, plasmapheresis, research, transfusion medicine, and ultrasound.

Conferences

  • Beth Israel Deaconess
  • Board Review
  • Classic Paper Review
  • Core Curriculum
  • Journal Club
  • Pathology
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Renal Grand Rounds
  • Vascular Access
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