Kidney Transplantation, a Section of the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, serves in all three missions of the University; education, research, and patient care. The Section faculty provide care in a multidisciplinary approach with experts in urology and surgery. Team members include nurse coordinators, pharmacists, dieticians, social workers, and patient service representatives.The Section has been an active contributor to new transplant technologies in surgical techniques, organ retrieval and preservation, donor and recipient matching, chronic immunosuppression, and prevention and treatment of complications.
Six months of direct patient care in kidney/pancreas transplant inpatient service and six months of direct patient care in ambulatory clinics. The fellow will perform kidney transplants biopsies and pre transplant evaluation, under the supervision of the nephrologist attending. The fellow will also spend time in the Immunogenetics Laboratory learning basic principles of tissue typing and learning deceased donor management with the organ transplant recovery team. There will be dedicated time to conduct clinical research in transplantation.
Must be board certified in Nephrology
Obtain medical staff privileges at OHSU prior to start date
Unrestricted/unlimited Oregon Medical Board (OMB)license and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license
Three years of postgraduate training in internal medicine and two years of a Nephrology fellowship
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