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Why Nephrology at Iowa?

Iowa City offers not only the best in terms of academics and patient care, but affordable living and healthy lifestyle. Some of the highlights and recognitions are:

Fellowship Training at Iowa

  • We offer an education fund and support for attendance at national conferences.
  • Top nephrology program ranking by US News and World Report 2015-2016
  • Our fellows consistently score in the top 25-30% on the ITE exams.
  • Opportunity for additional training after General Nephrology Training right here:
    • Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program
    • Masters in Medical Education
  • Dedicated preparation for and assistance in job placement after training

Special Lectures in Nephrology

UIHC and the Carver College of Medicine

  • 2015 and 2016 America’s Best Large Employers; #1 in healthcare, #7 overall, Forbes
  • 2016 Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News and World Report
  • America’s Best Hospitals List, U.S. News and World Report
  • America’s Best Children’s Hospitals List, U.S. News and World Report
  • 2014 Magnet Prize for Nursing

Iowa City, a top place to live: 

  • #1 Least Stressed City in America 2015
  • World City of Literature, UNESCO; Home of the internationally renowned Iowa Writer’s Workshop
  • #3 Best Places to Live List, Outside Magazine
  • Best Places to Live and Launch Fortune
  • #5 Great Places to Live, Work, MSN
  • RAGBRAI: A week-long bike ride across Iowa, the largest bike ride in the world.

Graduation Celebrations

At the end of the year, the fellowship program holds a graduation dinner for fellows, families, faculty, and staff. Read about past graduation celebrations.

Photo Gallery

group photo from 2022 Nephrology Fellows graduation

Photo of Graduating Fellows 2022

photo of nephrology fellows 2021-22