We offer a Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program certified by the
American Society of Transplantation with a comprehensive, stimulating
curriculum. The clinical component of our program will be tailored to the
specific needs of the transplant fellow and will generally consist of:
Four months of inpatient service, following our kidney and pancreas
transplant patients as a senior fellow.
Weekly Transplant meeting and conference.
Four out-patient clinics per week with Drs. Pavlakis and Mandelbrot in
Transplant Nephrology. You will evaluate pre-and post-transplant
patients (Kidney, Pancreas and Islet candidates), communicate with
their referring nephrologists and present these patients at Kidney
Performing outpatient transplant biopsies in order to learn procedures,
Observation of as many transplants as possible, joining surgeons on
local retrievals of organs for both kidney and pancreas.
One month's rotation at Children's Hospital outpatient transplant
One month spent in transplant pathology/radiology training.
One month spent in the histocompatibility lab.
Three months will be spent on a guided independent research project.
Guided independent study (from "Primer on Transplantation" and
"Cellular Molecular Immunology").
Attendance/teaching at weekly Immunology lecture for fellows.
Professor rounds with our transplant faculty.
Weekly research conferences in transplant-related subjects by local and
Attendance at American Transplant Congress Annual Meeting and the
American Society of Transplantation Fellow's conference.
|Nephrology Fellowship Program
Catherine Nadir, Fellowship Administrator
Libby Building- West Campus
171 Pilgrim Road – Libby 2
Boston, MA 02215