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Application Information

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology welcomes applicants for our fellowship program. We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) to manage applications. ERAS opens in July for fellowship starting in July of the following year.


Fellows, Dr. McLaughlin and Dr. Brummer

Candidates must have satisfactorily completed an ACGME accredited residency in general pediatrics or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics prior to the start of their fellowship. Applicants pursuing other training pathways approved by the American Board of Pediatrics, such as the Accelerated Research Pathway, are also welcome to apply.

In order to be considered, the applicant must have US Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a J-1 Visa. No other Visa's are accepted. For more eligibility information, please read our GME Applicant Eligibility Requirements Policy.

How to Apply:

When ERAS is open, please submit the following:

  • MyERAS Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal statement telling us about yourself, your interest in Nephrology, long term plans, and specific fellowship training goals
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty within your department. One letter should be from the Chair of Pediatrics or the Chief of Nephrology, and the other two should be from other faculty members who are familiar with your work.
  • Medical school transcript
  • Board scores (USMLE or COMLEX)
  • Photograph

Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Contact Us

William Varade, M.D.

Fellowship Director

Shelley Weekes

Fellowship Administrator
Phone: (585) 275-8099
Fax: (585) 276-1198

Program Mailing Address:

University of Rochester Medical Center
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Golisano Children’s Hospital
601 Elmwood Ave., Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642