University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Nephrology Fellowship Program

Director's Welcome

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
Assistant Professor
Associate Fellowship Program Director

Sana Waheed, MBBS
Assistant Professor
Associate Fellowship Program Director

Samantha Strennen
Nephrology Fellowship Coordinator

Mission Statement

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

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

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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