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University of Wisconsin Nephrology Fellowship Program


The UW Nephrology Fellowship Program is an exceptionally comprehensive, non-discriminatory, and nationally renowned fellowship training program that has produced outstanding nephrologists in both the academic and private sectors.  We are dedicated to the future of our fellows who are directly involved in all aspects of research, education and patient care during their training. Daily conferences share our practical knowledge base, preparing our trainees to enjoy success as outstanding nephrologists, skilled in investigative methods and teaching and capable of life-long learning.  



How to Apply

In addition to our two-year clinical training program, we offer advanced fellowships in:

Training period: Two-year clinical training period (July cycle with three fellowship openings yearly)

Number of trainees: Six

ACGME Accreditation: Maximum cycle

Program Highlights:

  • Robust didactic schedule with highly involved faculty
  • Opportunity to practice in both the academic and private practice setting
  • Diverse population of patients for size of the city
  • Independent clinic experience with excellent continuity of care
  • Advanced training for fellows in interventional nephrology
  • Robust transplant exposure: since the transplant program's inception in 1966, the UW Health transplant team has performed more than 8,000 kidney transplants, making it one of the largest programs in the country. This number includes over 1,000 simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplants performed, more than any other program in the world.


·       UW Nephrology program ranks #19 in the nation according to US News & World Report

Training Locations:

·       UW Hospital and Clinics

·       Veterans Administration

·       Wisconsin Dialysis, Inc.

·       Meriter Hospital


Welcome from Dr. Djamali and Dr. Maursetter

Dr Djamali and Dr Maursetter

Critical Care Nephrology

Dr Hofmann

Interventional Nephrology

Dr Yevzlin

Transplant Nephrology

Dr Pirsch

End Stage Renal Disease

Dr Kellerman

UW Kidney Clinic

Sandra Wilkinson

Home Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis

Dr Chan

Research Opportunities

Brad Astor, PhD


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