Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, is a leading center for kidney and pancreas transplantation, performing more than 200+ kidney transplants annually. Emphasis is placed on overcoming barriers to transplantation while optimizing patient and allograft survival.
Active clinical programs in the transplant center include:
Living-donor and deceased-donor kidney transplantation
HIV positive transplantation
Paired kidney donor program
Mayo Clinic's Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program involves a multidisciplinary team consisting of transplant nephrologists, transplant surgeons, mid-level providers, and other allied health professionals, in addition to general nephrology fellowship trainees. The renal transplant fellow is an integral part of this team.
kidney transplants per year
job placement for renal transplant graduates
largest multi-organ transplant center in the U.S.
In addition to kidney and pancreas transplantation, the transplant center integrates programs in liver, heart, and lung to specifically facilitate collaboration in clinical, research, and educational pursuits among transplant specialists at Mayo Clinic. Exposure to renal diseases affecting other solid organ transplant recipients provides renal transplant trainees with an unparalleled experience.
Transplantation at Mayo Clinic Florida is supported by Transplant Critical Care, Transplant Infectious Disease, and Transplant Pathology, as well as HLA lab, Radiology, and Apheresis.
In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields. There is a full curriculum of didactic teaching and mentoring for research readily available. The trainee is given dedicated time during the fellowship to pursue active research interests. In addition, support is provided to attend national and international meetings.
Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, has successfully graduated a number of renal transplant fellows as American Society Transplantation approved physicians. Our center continues to be recognized by AST as an approved center and offers trainees outstanding exposure to organ transplantation.
Educational goals for the Renal Transplant Fellowship are to:
Proficiently manage kidney transplant patients throughout the continuum of care, from the initial evaluation process through long-term follow-up care
Prepare for a successful career in nephrology with an emphasis on kidney or pancreas transplantation or both
Apply innovative, multidisciplinary protocols for living-donor and deceased-donor kidney transplantation
Obtain expanded academic and research experience in the area of organ transplantation
Simulation Center at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida
The J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center offers learners several unique training environments. The simulation rooms are replicas with the same, look, and feel of current clinical space to ensure realistic learning experiences. Take the video tour to learn more.
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.
We train fellows to succeed in growing their clinical expertise and knowledge to provide the utmost personalized care for kidney transplant patients. Our faculty members believe in being key advocates for trainees, and strive to provide fellows with platforms to achieve educational excellence, personal and professional growth, and success both during and after the completion of their fellowship training.