Glomerular Fellowship

Course Director

Gerald Appel, MD

The Glomerular Fellowship is open to individuals who have already completed their general nephrology fellowship training in a US accredited program and want to obtain additional expertise in preparation for a career in academic nephrology.

This is a one-year fellowship, with a faculty appointment at the Instructor level at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, with standard faculty benefits, including one month paid vacation and expenses for one conference.

  • 9 Months: Consultation/office practice at one of the largest referral centers for glomerular diseases worldwide
  • 1 Month: Renal pathology at the Columbia Renal Pathology Laboratory, one of the largest centers for renal biopsies in the nation. The Glomerular Fellow will review histopathologic data for individual patient care, clinical trial participation, and manuscript preparation
  • 1 Month: Inpatient clinical teaching service. This experience allows for maintenance of inpatient skills, as well as affording an opportunity to supervise and teach fellows, residents, and medical students
  • 1 Month: Vacation