Welcome applicants to our fellowship program for the 2020 fellowship start date. We offer 5 fellowship spots each year and offer a wide variety of training options in nephology. Our program features a night float system with no overnight call. We also offer ample opportunities for upper level fellows to moonlight internally. From clinical care, to basic science and clinical research, to bioinformatics, to medical education. All fellows who match into our program will have equal opportunity to pursue any track that they wish to choose. We hope you will visit our program this interview season in person. Our program has a long history of providing individual career mentoring and we hope you will find your niche at Duke.

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The mission of Duke Nephrology is to combine the delivery of outstanding clinical services with world-class research and teaching. To this end, the programs in the division are structured to address the most pressing needs facing patients with kidney disease. The division is led by Myles Wolf, MD, MMSc. 

Areas of emphasis include the treatment of end-stage kidney disease, transplantation, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, glomerular disease, education and bone/mineral metabolism.

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Train with us

The Duke Nephrology Fellowship Training Program excels in all aspects of nephrology, including renal replacement therapy, glomerular disorders, electrolyte abnormalities, transplantation, hypertension, education, global health, informatics, and clinical and basic science research. We offer a 2 year track that features a clinical concentration in an area of interest or a 3 year track focusing on traditional research, education or informatics.

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Research is our core

The division is engaged in several active areas of investigation. From biomedical research, to epidemiology, to translational research, and clinical trials. An emphasis for several investigators is understanding the intersection between kidney disease and cardiovascular disease.

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DCRI Clinical Research in Nephrology

Our DCRI team of nephrologists have years of collective experience in conducting federally-funded and industry-supported trials and observational clinical research. Backed by the unparalleled clinical research infrastructure at DCRI, we are ideally positioned and committed to advance clinical trials of all types in nephrology.

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Contact Information for Graduates and Future Fellows

Duke University Hospital
Nephrology Fellowship Program
External/Physical Address:  2 Genome Ct. Durham, NC, 27710
Interoffice/Mailbox:  Box 103015
Durham, NC  27705
Phone:  (919) 684-8703
Fax:      (919) 681-3011
Attn: Karina Sotomayor

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