Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Training Program

The Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Training Program is a comprehensive clinical and research program in which the trainee will acquire extensive experience in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. The program is directed by Vahakn Shahinian, MD, MS.

How to Apply

Please see below for the requirements and application process for the Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Training Program.

Program requirements:

  • ABIM-certified in Internal Medicine
  • ABIM-certification eligible in Nephrology
  • Citizenship/Immigration status: Applicant should be an American citizen or Alien Resident (Green Card bearer). J1 and H1B visa status are not acceptable
  • Applicant should meet all of the criteria established by the University of Michigan Medical School for a clinical appointment as Lecturer in the Department of Internal Medicine

Required documents to submit for review:

  • Cover letter addressed to Vahakn Shahinian, MD, MS (Director of the U-M Transplant Nephrology Fellowship)
  • Updated CV
  • Two letters of recommendation

Submit required documents to the below mailing address:

Vahakn Shahinian, MD, MS
Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program Director
Department of Internal Medicine
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
3914 Taubman Center, SPC 5364
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5364
mamagers@med.umich.edu

Interview and recruitment process:

  • The applicant should have a current MI medical license and meet all requirements for credentialing.
  • If considered a suitable candidate, U-M will schedule a phone interview.
  • If phone interview is successful, candidate is invited for a formal interview at U-M (expenses covered by the applicant).
  • If candidate is selected, electronic communication will be used for notification. Once the candidate accepts the position, Dr. Subramaniam Pennathur (Chief of Nephrology) will issue a formal letter of offer.

Contact Us

For more information about our Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Training Program, please contact:

Matthew Magers 
Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program Coordinator
Department of Internal Medicine
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
3914 Taubman Center, SPC 5364
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5364
Phone: 734-936-6381
mamagers@med.umich.edu