Division of

Renal-Electrolyte

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/
Dialysis
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
Division of Renal-Electrolyte Academic Offices

A919 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
(412) 647-3118