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Nephrology Fellowship Application Information

Nephrology Fellowship Application Information

Thank you for your interest in the Nephrology Fellowship at Allegheny Health Network! The goal of the nephrology fellowship selection process is to recruit candidates who demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary to become a nephrologist.

The Nephrology Fellowship Program at Allegheny General Hospital participates in the Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP) for fellowship positions. All applicants to the program should complete the application process through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). ERAS will open up for applications beginning in June.

Applicants can apply to one or both fellowship tracks.

Available Tracks:

Applicants can apply to one or both fellowship tracks.

How to Apply

All applicants will be expected to complete the application process through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Candidates selected for interview will be notified by email correspondence.

The following documents are required in order for candidates to be considered for an interview:

  • ERAS Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Recent Photograph
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • Green Card Status (if applicable)
  • USMLE Scores (M.D.'s): Steps 1 and 2; Step 3 (if available)
  • COMLEX Scores (D.O.'s): Levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3, including letter from Program Director 

All potential applicants must have completed a three-year internal medicine residency in an accredited United States or Canadian residency program and possess excellent skills in the English language.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact:

Sara Coulter, Fellowship Coordinator at

Interview Information

Applications will be downloaded and reviewed beginning July 15 and will continue to be reviewed on a daily basis. The program will extend invitations for interview via email, and interviews will be scheduled August – October at Allegheny General Hospital in the historic Northside area of Pittsburgh, PA.

The typical interview lasts about 5 hours. Applicants have the opportunity to meet with faculty members and the current fellows. Sufficient time is provided for applicants to tour several key areas of the institution, visit the outpatient dialysis unit, and ask any questions that they may have about the program.

Sample Agenda:

  • Introduction to fellowship by program director
  • Each candidate will meet individually with 2-3 members of the faculty  
  • Individual visit with the program director
  • Tour of facilities
  • Lunch with fellows