Thank you for your interest in the Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program offered by The University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Our division is committed to supporting the career development of all fellows through a supportive and collaborative atmosphere, balancing clinical and scholarly activities tailored to the fellow’s interests and goals. Our fellows enjoy life in Iowa, ranked as the best state to live in by US News and World Reports in 2018. Our three-year accredited program provides fellows with an outstanding clinical and research education to become capable independent pediatric nephrologists who are ready to pursue careers in academic medicine.

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Carla M. Nester, MD, MS
Division Director, Pediatric Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation
200 Hawkins Drive 
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 1-319-356-7249
Fax: 319-384-9616
Email: carla-nester@uiowa.edu

Jason Misurac, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Associate Fellowship Director
200 Hawkins Drive 
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 1-319-356-7249
Fax: 319-384-9616
Email: jason-misurac@uiowa.edu

Nicole Fetters
Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Coordinator
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 1-319-356-3685
Email: nicole-fetters@uiowa.edu