How To Apply

The Division of Nephrology at Duke uses the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application process exclusively. Duke Nephrology endorsed the "all in" participation in the NRMP match.

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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, or national origin.


  • July 1, 2020 Fellowship applicants can start submitting applications via ERAS
  • August 12, 2020 Fellowship programs start receiving applications via ERAS
  • Late August- October 2020 Interviews conducted (All Virtual)
  • November 18th, 2020 (9:00pm ET) Rank Lists due to NRMP
  • Dec 2nd, 2020 (12:00pm ET) MATCH DAY
  • July 1, 2021 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 August to October during the interview season. Interview days are typically Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of each week and will all be held virtually via Zoom.

  • interview with faculty
  • meet with program directors
  • ample time to spend with fellows
  • virtual day in the life and tour of our program, experiences, research opportunities.

Certification Information 

  • ABIM requirements for certification in Nephrology  

Duke Health Links 

Nephrology Organizations 

For additional information, please contact:

Tisha Quinn
Program Coordinator, Duke Nephrology
Phone: 919-684-8703

Contact Information for Graduates

Duke University Hospital
Nephrology Fellowship Program
External/Physical Address:  2 Genome Ct. Durham, NC, 27710
Interoffice/Mailbox:  Box 10315
Durham, NC  27705
Phone:  (919) 684-8703
Fax:      (919) 681-3011
Attn: Tisha Quinn

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