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Nephrology – Professional Education

Nephrology – Professional Education

Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are committed to establishing and maintaining high-quality Graduate Medical Education training programs.

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Penn State Hershey Medical Center offers two-year fellowship training in nephrology that prepares the trainee for clinical or academic adult nephrology. We also train clinician-scientists to become competitive clinical researchers.

Training is conducted on the campus of the Hershey Medical Center, which offers the unique co-location of basic, translational, and clinical science, patient care, and a College of Medicine on one campus.

Clinical training covers a full array of experiences in dialysis, renal transplantation, hypertension, inpatient service, consultation service, and outpatient consultative and long-term follow-up activities. All modalities of dialysis are available, including in-center and home hemodialysis, acute hemodialysis, chronic peritoneal dialysis, and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).

Residencies and Fellowships

Find more information about all of our residency and fellowship programs.

Nephrology Fellowship

The Nephrology Fellowship at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a two-year, ACGME-accredited program that admits two fellows per year.

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Medicine Clerkship

Penn State College of Medicine provides a wide range of medical student education programs in both the pre-clinical and clinical years of training.

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Nephrology Continuing Education

A variety of nephrology continuing education programs are held throughout the year. When available, registration links will appear below.

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