Peter M. Fitzpatrick, M.D., and fellow Ahmed D. Abdalrhim, MBBS
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The two-year Nephrology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, provides exceptional nephrology training in all aspects of clinical nephrology practice, research, and education. Training can be customized to meet your individual career goals. You will work closely with highly experienced and knowledgeable clinical and research faculty invested in education.

Mayo Clinic's favorable faculty ratio, large patient population, and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic, and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated educational experience. Mayo Clinic's approach to graduate medical education ensures that you have the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on fellowship.

Nephrology faculty member and trainee work together in the research lab at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

Your training experience

As a fellow at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.


The fellowship fulfills the requirements for nephrology subspecialty training as defined by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.


After successfully completing the program, you are eligible to take the nephrology certification exam offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Program history

The Nephrology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida enrolled its first fellows in 2012. We anticipate that two trainees will complete this program annually.

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