The Division of Nephrology at the University of Washington offers an American Society of Transplantation (AST) accredited training program in transplant nephrology. Completion of this fellowship will provide the individual with the qualifications to be a United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)-approved medical director of a kidney transplant program. One transplant fellow is accepted per year and the fellowship duration is one year, starting July 1, 2020. This is a 12-month service period position.
Program Description The University of Washington transplant nephrology program provides in-depth experience in transplant patient care, education and patient-centered research. Inpatient and outpatient care includes post-operative management of kidney and pancreas transplant recipients, consultation in liver, lung and heart transplant candidates and recipients and outpatient evaluation of post-transplant recipients, living donors and recipient candidates. Lectures are provided by basic and clinical scientists and expert clinicians on immunology, pharmacology, pathology, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, metabolic bone disease and infectious disease topics along with sessions on post-operative and maintenance transplant care.
This 12 month fellowship is offered to those who have completed a formal ACGME accredited Nephrology Fellowship Training Program, and who are Nephrology board certified or eligible.
To apply, please submit your application form, CV, references, and a statement of career plans on interfolio.
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