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Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension






Curriculum & Schedule

The Nephrology Fellowship Training Program is a fully accredited two-year training program. The program is clinically oriented and is characterized by a strong educational commitment and research opportunities. The Nephrology Training Program includes weekly conferences - Core Conference, Case Conference, and Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds.

Monthly conferences include Nephrology Grand Rounds, Journal Club, Division Research Conference, Renal Pathology Fellow Conference, Renal Biopsy Conference and ECU Transplant Surgery Conference.

Renal Care Committee Meetings are quarterly.

An annual research day is coordinated in the spring of each year by the Department of Internal Medicine. Fellows are required to complete two scholarly projects during their two year fellowship.

The two-year Program Structure is shown below:

Rotation Year One
Year Two
Total
Inpatient Consults
3 3 6
Inpatient Service
3 2 5
Outpatient 2 2 4
Dialysis 1 0 1
Transplant 1 1 2
Research 1 2 3
Elective 1 1 2
Independent Study
0 1 1



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