Qualifications & Application
Qualifications to serve as a Fellow in our program:
- You must be eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine certification exam or be certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. If you have finished your residency please send your ABIM board scores.
- You must qualify for a Kentucky medical license. One requirement for licensure in Kentucky is completion of a least a PGY 1 (Internship) training year in the United States or Canada.
- The University of Louisville does not support H1-B visa for a clinical fellowship, but will accept J-1 visa applicants. International graduates must be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
- Fellows are selected for interview at this program based on academic performance, quality of pre-fellowship training, and evidence of significant interest in the subspecialty of nephrology.
- In selecting applicants and training residents, the faculty and professional staff of the Division of Nephrology is committed to the career development of trainees, promoting clinical excellence and professional integrity. The Division is also committed to selecting applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Eleanor D. Lederer, M.D., FASN, is the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director.
Application FormApplicants are requested to complete the ERAS Common Application form. Our Nephrology Training Program is now in the match system.
- We accept applications for positions using ERAS with registration beginning on November 15, 2010 for positions starting on July 1, 2011.
- Application deadline: March 15.
- Interviews will be conducted between January and March.
Any further inquiries can be sent to:
Cynthia Brown - Program Coordinator
615 South Preston Street
Louisville, KY 40202-1718