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 via the K30 program (http://grants1.nih.gov/training/K30.htm) who 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).