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Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

  Division of Renal-Electrolyte

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Curriculum and Training

Conferences

Calendar

Inpatient Clinical Rotations


Inpatient Clinical Rotations


       

Rotation

Training site

Type of consults

Team composition

A Serice
1st Year
2 - 1 Month Rotations

  • Presbyterian hospital
  • Montefiore hospital
  • WPIC

General nephrology with emphasis on critical care nephrology (e.g. AKI in ICU)

  • 1 nephrology attending
  • 1 first year renal fellow
  • 1 physician assistant
  • ≤ 2 internal medicine residents
  • ≤2 fourth year medical students

B Service
1st Year
2 - 1 Month Rotations

  • Presbyterian Hospital
  • Montefiore Hospital
  • WPIC

General nephrology with emphasis on critical care nephrology (e.g. AKI in ICU)

  • 1 nephrology attending
  • 1 first year renal fellow
  • 1 physician assistant
  • ≤ 2 internal medicine residents
  • ≤2 fourth year medical students

Transplant Chronic
1st Year
1 - 1 Month Rotations

  • Presbyterian Hospital
  • Montefiore Hospital

Transplant nephrology, emphasis on care of patients transplanted more than 12 months ago, transplant ICU patients, and performance of transplant allograft biopsies, and renal transplant pathology review.

  • 1 nephrology attending
  • 1 first year renal fellow or renal transplant fellow
  • 1 physician assistant
  • < 1 internal medicine resident
  • < 1 fourth year medical student

Magee
1st Year
2 - 1 Month Rotations

  • Magee Womens Hospital
  • Select Specialty Hospital

 

General nephrology with emphasis on obstetric nephrology and obstructive uropathy from gynecological malignancies at Magee and ESRD at Select

  • 1 nephrology attending
  • 1 first year renal fellow

 

E service

  • Presbyterian hospital
  • Montefiore hospital
  • WPIC

General nephrology with strong emphasis on ESRD

  • 1 nephrology attending
  • 1 physician assistant

 

Transplant Acute
1st Year
1 - 1 Month Rotation

  • Presbyterian hospital
  • Montefiore hospital

 

Transplant nephrology with emphasis on immediate peri-operative and early post-op care of new kidney and pancreas recipients and patients transplanted within the last 12 months.

  • 1 nephrology attending
  • 1 transplant surgery attending
  • 1st year renal fellow or transplant renal fellow
  • < 2 physician assistants
  • < 1 internal medicine resident
  • < 2 fourth year medical students
  • < 1 physician assistant student
  • < 3 surgical residents and/or transplant surgery fellows
  • Transplant pharmacist

VA Inpatient
1st Year
2 - 1 Month Rotations

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

General nephrology

  • 1 nephrology attending
  • 1 first year renal fellow
  • ≤ 2 internal medicine residents
  • ≤ 2 fourth year medical students

Outpatient/
Line Fellow
1st Year
1 - 1 Month Rotations

DCI outpatient dialysis clinics

Outpatient chronic dialysis

  • 1 nephrology attending
  • 1 first year renal fellow

Scholarly Month
1st Year
1 - 1 Month Rotations

N/A

Planning of scholarly project

N/A

VA Outpatient
1st Year
1 - 1 Month Rotations

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Outpatient chronic hemodialysis

  • 1 nephrology attending
  • 1 second year renal fellow