US News & World Report Best Hospital 2013Transplant-Nephrology Fellowship

Curriculum

Program Goals & Objectives

Fellows will be trained in all aspects of care for the renal transplant patient, including – but not limited to – pre-transplant evaluation, list management, kidney donor evaluation, peri-operative kidney transplant management and post-transplant care including immunosuppression.

Tracks

One year Transplant Nephrology Fellowship: Intended for an additional one year of focused, intensive transplant nephrology training after completion of an accredited general nephrology fellowship program.

Typical Schedule

You will rotate through transplant nephrology consults at VCUHS, pre-transplant evaluation clinics and post-transplant continuity clinics. You will also have a dedicated HLA lab rotation and a transplant infectious disease rotation.

Unique Learning Opportunities

Fellows also have the opportunity to rotate through:

  • HLA lab (immunology)
  • Transplant Infectious Disease
  • Plasmapheresis