US News & World Report Best Hospital 2013Nephrology Fellowship


    Eligibility Requirements

    The applicant should be an MD with three or more years of Internal Medicine residency training in an ACGME-accredited training program. A pass on USMLE Step 3 is a mandatory prerequisite for acceptance as a fellow.

    Our institution can only sponsor J-1 visas.

    How to Apply

    The program participates in the National Residency Matching Program. Applications will only be accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and will follow ERAS deadlines. Interviews will take place between August and mid-November.

    Required Documentation

    • Application
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • USMLE score reports
    • Medical school transcripts
    • MPSE
    • A personal statement
    • 4 letters of recommendation, including one from your program director
    • A photograph

    If applicable, please provide the following:
    • ECFMG certificate
    • Medical school diploma (with translation if necessary)

    Application Timeline

    Interview dates for 2017 Interview Season will be every Friday starting with August 2016 ending October 2016. We may add/subtract dates, due to demand.

    Sample Itinerary for Interview Day

    Outline of typical interview day, program-provided accommodations, etc.
    09.00 - Arrive – Breakfast and Coffee
    09:15 - Program Overview with Program Director
    10:15 - Tour of VCU Medical Center with Fellow
    11:00 - Interview with Core Faculty
    11:30 - Interview with Core Faculty
    12:00 - Nephrology Fellow Conference and Lunch
    1:15p - Interview with Core faculty
    1:45p - Interview with Core Faculty
    2:15p - Program Overview with program Director
    3:00p - Wrap Up, Final Questions, Depart

    Hotel Information

      We recommend the following hotels, be sure to ask for the VCU rate when making a reservation:

      Hilton Garden Inn, Richmond Downtown             
      501 East Broad Street
      Richmond, VA 23219
      (804) 344-4300
      VCU Rate: $114 plus tax (parking, $21 plus tax, is not included) [Ask for VCU rate]
      A short walk from the Medical Center, also provides a complementary shuttle.

      Crowne Plaza, Richmond Downtown
      555 East Canal Street
      Richmond, VA 23219
      (804) 788-0900
      VCU Rate: $114 plus tax (includes parking and breakfast for one) [Ask for VCU rate]
      A short walk from the Medical Center, also provides a complementary shuttle.