Nephrology Curriculum | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Fellowship Rotations and Scheduling

PGY 4 is devoted to clinical nephrology.  Both inpatients and outpatients with a wide variety of nephrologic problems are referred locally and from West Texas, Eastern New Mexico and elsewhere.  Trainees become proficient in renal biopsy, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, arteriovenuous hemofiltration, hemoperfusion and in the care of kidney transplant receipients.

During the clinical year, the renal fellow pursues a clinical research project which is published and/or presented at a scientific meeting (e.g. the annual scientific meeting of American Society of Nephrology)

AKI Consults 5 months
ESRD/Transplant 4 months
Dialysis 2 months
Research 1 month

PGY 5 is dedicated to research in basic renal physiology and clinical research within the framework of ongoing laboratory research.  Graduates are conversant with the scientific method and are familiar with a wide variety of laboratory procedures.  After completion of training, they are prepared for either academic or practice-oriented careers.

AKI consult 1 month
ESRD/Transplant 2 months
Dialysis 4 months
Research 3 months
Elective 1 month
Away rotation (Houston) 1 month

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Theresa Condez

Fellowship Coordinator

Phone:  (806) 743-3659

Fax:  806-743-3143


3601 4th St. MS 9410

Lubbock, TX 79430