How to Apply

As part of the application we require:

  • three letters of recommendation
  • a personal statement describing your goals in nephrology
  • USMLE transcript
  • if applicable, ECFMG status report
  • ERAS application.

What makes a competitive applicant varies between programs, but our fellows tend to demonstrate:

  • a solid breadth and depth of internal medicine knowledge
  • mature clinical decision-making
  • interest and ability in research (even if that isn't their career goal)
  • calm professionalism
  • genuine drive to become excellent nephrologists

Contact Information

Questions regarding the fellowship program may be directed to:

Ronald P Miller MD FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship

Via the Fellowship Coordinator:

Aida Wilkinson
Emailawilkinson2@hmc.psu.edu
Phone:  717-531-8156
Fax:  717-531-6776

Two fellowship openings will be available in 2014. Fellowship applications for 2013 will be accepted through ERAS starting July 1, 2013. Interviews will take place during August to October 2013. Match result available in December 2013.

Please see ERAS recruitment timeline (https://www.aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras/187146/imsub_change.html). 

Submission of complete ERAS applications by July 1st is highly recommended.  We are able to support J1 visa holders.