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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

KU Nephrology Fast Facts 

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  • 196 — Kidney or kidney/pancreas transplants in 2021
  • 38 Research faculty
  • 19 Clinical faculty
  • 15+ — Active clinical trials
  • 7 — Millions of dollars in annual research funding
  • 3 — NIH-funded PKD centers in the United States, including KU Medical Center
  • 2 — Homer Smith awardees among faculty
  • #1 — The University of Kansas Hospital's rank in Kansas and Kansas City, U.S. News & World Report

Internal Medicine

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

Nephrology Fellowship
Transplant Fellowship

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