The University of Wisconsin Division of Nephrology is dedicated to the future of our trainees, who are directly involved in all aspects of research, education, and patient care. Read the Division Head's welcome
Program Contact Information
Laura Maursetter, DO
Associate Professor (CHS)
Nephrology Fellowship Program Director
Tripti Singh, MBBS
Associate Fellowship Program Director
Sana Waheed, MBBS
Associate Fellowship Program Director
To provide quality patient care, promote innovative research, and foster top nephrologists of the future.
The University of Wisconsin Nephrology Fellowship Program offers robust training in a wide range of hospital and clinic settings, including the University Hospital, the Veteran's Administration Hospital, and Meriter Hospital. The collegial environment of UW's nationally-renowned nephrology fellowship program prepares trainees to enjoy success as outstanding nephrologists who are skilled in clinical care, research investigation, teaching, and life-long learning. In addition to the general nephrology fellowship program, UW also offers advanced fellowships in transplant nephrology and interventional nephrology.
Nephrology Training Opportunities
The UW Nephrology Fellowship Program is proud of the unique training opportunities it can provide. The dedication of faculty and staff to the educational mission of fostering top nephrologists of the future is unparalleled. For videos highlighting aspects of the program, click here. Highlights of nephrology fellowship training at UW include
- Robust didactic schedule with highly involved faculty
- High board exam pass rates
- Opportunity to practice in both academic and private practice setting. Training locations include UW Health's University Hospital, the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, UnityPoint Health Meriter Hospital, and Wisconsin Dialysis, Inc.
- Experience with a diverse patient population
- Independent clinic experience with excellent continuity of care
- Advanced training opportunities in interventional nephrology and transplant nephrology
- Robust transplant exposure: the UW Health transplant team has performed more than 8,000 kidney transplants since 1966, including over 1,000 simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplants performed, more than any other program in the world
- Track record of career success for fellows after graduation
About the Program
The UW Nephrology Fellowship Program is two years in length and offers extensive clinical training. Three fellowship openings occur yearly (July cycle).
Research Training Opportunities
Fellows may elect rotations in research areas such as clinical problems associated with dialysis, transplantation or progression of renal disease; clinical pharmacology in patients with renal disease; or research in renal physiology or pathophysiology of renal disease. For questions about research opportunities, contact Brad Astor, PhD, MPH, associate professor at email@example.com.
Accreditation and Certification
The UW Nephrology Fellowship Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. This fellowship fulfills the requirements for Nephrology training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Fellows are eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine subspecialty examination in Nephrology upon completion of their fellowship.
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