How to Apply

Application Process

The Stanford Nephrology Fellowship Training Program is a participant in the ERAS program. All applicants must apply through ERAS® (Electronic Residency Application System) and will be reviewed as ERAS guidelines dictate. Interviews will be held in September and October.  

Applicants must complete an ACGME accredited residency program in the United States to apply. Our program will only sponsor J-1 visas. We cannot sponsor H-1B visas. Please find more details about International Medical Graduates & Visa sponsorship on the Stanford GME website here

For questions about our Nephrology fellowship program, please contact our Program Director, Yiming Lit, or the Fellowship Program Coordinator.

Fellowship Program Coordinator

    Cayla Whitney


ABIM eligibility

  • Two years of training
  • Minimum of 12 months of clinical training


ACGME requirements

  • Two years of continuity clinic
  • Research experience
Required Documents
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (one from your program director)
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • USMLE Transcript (steps 1 & 2 are required, step 3 is optional)

Six Positions

  • Research track (one year clinical training + one or more years of research training)
  • Clinical track (two years clinical training)

Important Dates

Important Dates related to the timeline of the fellowship application process can be found on the Association of American Medical Colleges site here