Division of Nephrology

Precision Medicine Fellowship

Fellowship Director:
Ali Gharavi, MD
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Director, Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics

Summary Description:
The Columbia University Precision Nephrology Fellowship training is designed to foster original research, training in genetic sequence interpretation and clinical annotation, and expertise in the diagnostic evaluation and return of results for patients with suspected familial forms of kidney disease.

The fellowship provides a unique opportunity to obtain advanced training in genetic interpretation, diagnosis and management of patients with rare Mendelian nephropathies, and those identified to have medically actionable secondary genetic findings. The fellowship also offers many opportunities to engage in world-class translational, clinical and basic research in Precision Medicine.

Minimal Qualifications:
The Precision Nephrology is open to individuals who have already completed their general nephrology fellowship training in a U.S./Canadian accredited program who want to obtain additional expertise in preparation for a career in academic nephrology. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents per NIH regulations for postdoctoral trainees.

The postdoctoral fellowship will be for a one-year appointment, effective July 1, and may be extended to 2 years.  An appointment is at the post-doctoral level; depending on applicant qualification, appointment to the rank of an instructor may be considered. Benefits include health/dental coverage and one month paid vacation.

Application Process:
To apply, please send a cover letter, a CV, and a list of three e-mail contacts for references to Dr. Ali Gharavi c/o Dr. Victoria Kolupaeva: vk2446@cumc.columbia.edu