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Nephrology

About the Fellowship

Thank you for your interest in Geisinger’s Nephrology Fellowship Program.

The Nephrology Fellowship at Geisinger Medical Center is a two-year program that provides comprehensive training for Internal Medicine graduates planning careers in clinical and academic nephrology. Our mission is to produce excellent Nephrologists, competent to practice all aspects of Nephrology.

Nephrology fellowship outpatient rotations include nephrology clinic, transplant clinic, outpatient hemodialysis, home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
In addition, there are monthly pathology conference, case presentations, clinical pathologic conference and weekly didactic lectures and workshops. Fellows have a dedicated research rotation as well as an opportunity to participate in a national conference annually. 

With a clinical learning environment balanced between inpatient rotations, outpatient clinics, outpatient hemodialysis exposure, conferences, didactic lectures, and research, Nephrology Fellows at Geisinger are exposed to all aspects encountered in general nephrology and transplant nephrology. Geisinger has an active kidney transplant program, with dedicated surgeons and transplant nephrologists.

Our program’s board pass rate to date has been 100%. 

Geisinger Health System is one of the largest integrated health systems in the United States serving a population of approximately 3 million. GHS has a national reputation for quality of health service delivery and has been listed repeatedly as one of the Best Hospitals in America. Geisinger is one of the country’s “most wired” health care systems with an electronic health record (EHR) in use at all ambulatory and impatient care sites, a patient portal, and other digital means of delivering care. David Feinberg, MD, the CEO of Geisinger, emphasizes evidence-based care and improved patient experience.

As a regional tertiary care center, Geisinger Medical Center serves as a resource to hospitals and health care providers throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania. As an academic center, the department of Nephrology at Geisinger is a significant contributor to ongoing research in the field of Nephrology.

Last but not least, living in Danville, Pennsylvania, offers tremendous quality of life advantages. With a low cost of living, and affordable real estate, Danville is located in Central Pennsylvania, with numerous shopping, dining, recreational and cultural opportunities accessible in minutes.