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Research opportunities

KU Medical Center is a leader in research and innovation. As a fellow, there are many opportunities available to participate in and conduct research for nephrology and hypertension.

The University of Kansas Medical Center is a recognized research leader with a strong tradition of commitment to training the physicians, nurses, health care professionals and researchers of tomorrow. Research and other scholarly activity are integral parts of the Nephrology Fellowship Program.

  • Fellows on a two-year clinical track have one elective month each year which they may choose to spend pursuing one or more mentored research projects of limited scope.
  • For fellows on the research track, their training program incorporates two to three years dedicated to full-time laboratory or clinical research.
  • The major areas of research strength are: polycystic kidney disease, glomerular development and disease, mineral metabolism, transport physiology, and kidney diseases outcomes research. For details of our active research programs, please see the Kidney Institute website.

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Internal Medicine

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

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