We require three letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and USMLE transcript. We do sponsor J-1 and H1b visas for selected applicants. Completion and passing of all three USMLE steps are required before the start of training.
All applicants interested in training at the Duke Nephrology fellowship training program will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
- July 6, 2017 Fellowship applicants can start submitting applications via ERAS.
- July 15, 2017 Fellowship programs start receiving applications via ERAS.
- Late July - October 2017 Interviews conducted.
- November 15, 2017 Rank Lists due to NRMP.
- December 6, 2017 NRMP Match results available.
- July 1, 2018 Fellowship begins.
How Will You Be Notified of an Interview?
Applicants will be notified by email (the one denoted on their ERAS application) directly from the program director. This email will contain several possible interview dates to choose from.
Can I Request Specific Faculty Members to Interview With or Specify Specific Interests Before the Interview Day?
Yes. We encourage applicants to reach out if they have specific interests. This will ensure your interview day will be high yield.
Structure of a Typical Interview Day
Interviews are conducted from Late July to October during the interview season. Interview days are typically Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of each week.
- Interviews are typically scheduled one at a time in order to give prospective fellows a individualized view of the program.
- The interview day starts at 8-8:30 am depending on the day of the interview.
- The day starts with a 1:1 brief meeting with the program director or associate program director.
- Applicants will attend morning conference on Thursday or Friday. On Wednesday you will attend Nephrology Core Curriculum at noon.
- Lunch with all fellows at noon
- The morning and afternoon will consist of 5-6, 30-minute interviews with faculty or the chief fellow.
- The interview day will conclude with an interview with the program director.
- Each applicant will have an interview with the program director, associate program director, and division chief unless they are out of town.
- The day concludes at 3:00-3:30 depending on travel arrangements or other factors.
- ABIM requirements for certification in Nephrology
Duke Health Links
- American Society of Nephrology
- National Kidney Foundation
- American Society of Transplantation
- American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology
- Renal Fellow Network
- Nephrology Journal Club (NephJC)
- AJKD Blog
For additional information, please contact:
Program Coordinator, Duke Nephrology
Contact Information for Graduates
Duke University Hospital
Nephrology Fellowship Program
External/Physical Address: 2424 Erwin Rd., Suite 605
Interoffice/Mailbox: Box 2747
Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 668-2321
Fax: (919) 684-4476