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Program Highlights

  • Training at the largest state-of-the-art academic hospital in metropolitan New Orleans
  • Exposure to a cosmopolitan patient population with diverse pathology
  • Training at a referral center within a large healthcare system, providing opportunities to manage the most complex clinical scenarios with cutting-edge therapies
  • Over 120 intensive care unit beds (ICU), with the most sophisticated and advanced technology in cardiac, neuro, medical, surgical and transplant ICU with comprehensive exposure to critical care nephrology
  • Outstanding clinical education by accomplished, experienced and dedicated faculty
  • Training on the full spectrum of continuous and prolonged intermittent forms of renal replacement therapy (CRRT, PIRRT), from continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF) to sustained low efficiency dialysis (SLED)
  • Unique training in kidney ultrasonography and point-of-care ultrasound. “Vscan GE” hand-held devices available for the fellow rotating in inpatient consultation
  • In-depth training in cardiorenal disorders and extracorporeal cardiac devices supported by a busy Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Institute
  • In-depth training in hepatorenal disorders rooted on active leading clinical research and one of the largest liver transplant programs in the nation
  • One-of-a-kind curriculum in urinary sediment microscopy in a fully mounted laboratory with digital imaging
  • Six elective/scholarly months over the two-year fellowship to promote mentored research and peer-reviewed publications
  • Clinical-pathological video conferences with leader in the nation Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Single hospital at main campus for all calls, inpatient rotations, clinics and conferences, thus, no commuting necessary
  • Optimal work-life balance, adequate distribution of service and education-related duties
  • Inpatient consultation teams supported with experienced and qualified advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners)
  • Great team spirit with friendly and very conducive learning environment
  • Located in the incredible and affordable city of New Orleans, with an opportunity to enjoy its amazing and fun culture