Nephrology Programs & Clinical Links

Clinical Fellowships and Subspecialty Programs

The University of Toronto offers a Residency Training Program and Fellowship Program, with a network of academic and clinical nephrologists across various hospitals including the University Health Network (UHN).

There are Fellowship Training opportunities in the following areas: 

  • EXPLORE Home Dialysis
  • General Nephrology
  • Geriatric Nephrology and Palliative Renal Medicine
  • Glomerular Disease
  • Hereditary Kidney Disease
  • Kidney and Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation
  • Onconephrology

Multi-Care Kidney Clinic (Formerly Renal Management Clinic)

The Multi-Care Kidney Clinic at UHN provides multidisciplinary care for patients diagnosed with CKD Stage 4-5 (including failing kidney transplants and other transplant patients with CKD.)

Home Hemodialysis

The Home Hemodialysis Unit at UHN provides training in nocturnal dialysis for patients.

Peritoneal Dialysis

The Home Peritoneal Dialysis Unit at UHN provides an excellent option for chronic dialysis, and all patients can be assessed for ability to carry out Peritoneal Dialysis.

PGY 4/5 Program (Canadian Stream)

The Division of Nephrology at the University of Toronto is considered to be one of the leading institutions for training nephrologists for both academic careers and clinical practice in North America. A two-year residency in nephrology is available for physicians who have completed a residency in internal medicine. Please visit the CaRMS website for the Adult Nephrology - Toronto 2022 Medicine Subspecialty Match requirements and program information.