University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

How to Apply to the Nephrology Fellowship Program

The University of Wisconsin Division of Nephrology participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the fellowship match program overseen by the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). 

ERAS Application

All applicants for the fellowship program must submit their application online through ERAS. Please be sure to provide the following:

  • Completed ERAS common application form
  • Three letters of recommendation (including one from your Residency Director) using the Letter of Recommendation Portal (LORP)
  • USMLE transcript
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Updated CV
  • ECFMG (for foreign medical school graduates)
  • Personal Statement
  • Photograph (optional)

NRMP Registration

All applicants to the Nephrology fellowship program are required to register with the NRMP.

Important Dates

July 1, 2020: MyERAS website opens to fellowship applicants for 2020.

July 15, 2020: ERAS PostOffice opens to July application cycle programs to download applications for 2020.

September 2020: Applicant interviews are conducted. Interviews are typically conducted on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout September.

December, 2020: Match Results available for July application cycle programs

Visa's Sponsored: J-1 (H1 Visa is not sponsored).

Applicants must have completed residency training in internal medicine before beginning this fellowship. Applications are judged on the basis of the applicant's academic and clinical training record, letter of recommendation, and personal interviews with division faculty.


UW Nephrology Selection Policy

UW Nephrology Applicant Corner

Sample interview-day itinerary

UW GME Applicant Resources


Inquiries on applications may be addressed to:

UW Nephrology
Nephrology Fellowship Program Director
1685 Highland Ave, 5th Floor
Madison, WI 53705

Tel: 608-265-7593
Fax: 608-262-6743
Email: Samantha Strennen, fellowship coordinator (