Since July of 1982, the Division of Nephrology & Transplantation Immunology has offered a Residency Program in Nephrology. The Program fulfills the requirements of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons for the Certificate of Special Competence in Nephrology and is flexible so as to prepare residents for careers in either academic medicine or community practice.
The basic program is two years in length; however there is the possibility of applying for additional research training years for those interested in academic careers. We also offer additional training years in renal transplantation (a program accredited by the American Society of Transplantation) and home dialysis therapies.
The Division is also willing to consider certain applicants who wish to practice internal medicine with nephrology expertise in a smaller community. Such individuals may wish to apply for a single year in the Nephrology Training Program as their fourth year in Internal Medicine. This training would meet the RCPSC requirements for Internal Medicine but would not satisfy the requirements for certification in Nephrology.
Residents who have fulfilled three years of Internal Medicine training in a Royal College-approved program are invited to apply.