Training Pathways

Training Pathways

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Training Pathways

The Division of Nephrology offers several training pathways designed to prepare postdoctoral fellows for careers in clinical or academic nephrology:

  • Clinical Training Pathway: 2 years of training at the UVA Medical Center and affiliated centers in Fishersville and Lynchburg, Virginia. This pathway is intended for those seeking an intensive clinical experience in preparation for a career practicing clinical nephrology. Our clinical training is designed to produce highly accomplished clinical leaders in nephrology.

  • Clinical/Research Training Pathway: 3 or more years of training, including one year full-time clinical training and two or more years clinical or laboratory research.

  • Research Training Pathway: Designed for individuals with advanced degrees (MD, PhD, MD/PhD) who are interested in pursuing only research training.

  • ABIM Research Track for IM Residency Applicants: may be desirable for applicants to the Medicine Residency who (a) have substantial research experience as evidenced, for example, by a PhD or Master’s degree, research publications, etc.; and (b) aspire to a career as a Physician-Scientist.