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The Nephrology Fellowship program provides comprehensive training in clinical nephrology and in research in areas related to normal physiology and disease of the kidney.

Our training program has a rich tradition of academic excellence and national leadership:

  • Our first-time board pass rate is 96 percent.
  • 136 clinical and research fellows have matriculated through the Nephrology training program since 1970
  • 41 fellows have been appointed to academic faculty positions

KUMC Nephrology Fast Facts

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  • 1045    Inpatient Beds at KU Hospital
  • 196      Kidney or kidney/pancreas transplants in 2021
  • 196      ICU beds
  • 38        Research faculty
  • 19        Clinical faculty
  • 16        National ranking by hospital size
  • 11        Years in US News & World Report Top 50
  • 7          Millions of dollars in annual research funding
  • 3          NIH-funded PKD centers in the United States, including KUMC
  • 2          Homer Smith awardees among faculty

Internal Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Nephrology & Hypertension Division
Mailstop 3018
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160

Nephrology Fellowship
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