Nine years of your life.
That is the minimum number of years a fellow needs to complete post-college training to become a nephrologist. For many of you, especially those that have done training in other countries, that time frame is substantially higher. But now that it is time to look for a job in what has been a difficult market, what are your options?
NephrologyUSA will be exhibiting at the American Society of Nephrology Career Fair November 13, 14 and 15 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Stop by and see us!
from Nephrology News and Issues, April 2011
by Martin Osinski
These past 15 months have represented some of the most tumultuous and difficult periods of time for physicians in practice, especially nephrologists. The number of government and economic policy changes and their immediate impact has never been greater. This left many practices unsure of taking the best steps to move forward.
By Martin Osinski, MBA
Interventional nephrology has emerged as one of the fastest-growing areas in nephrology. The concept of getting patients what they need quickly and on an outpatient basis is extremely attractive. "One can have a problem with a patient in the unit in the morning, bring them to the access center and they can be back later in the day getting dialysis," one physician practice administrator told me.
By Martin Osinski, MBA
and Jay Wish, MD
In nephrology, the number of open positions for doctors is already double the number of renal fellows entering practice. What will be the scenario if this nephrologist shortage increases over the next 20 years? How will this shortage affect the way nephrologists practice and what will be the consequences for their patients?
Risk of delayed graft function is reduced when donors are maintained at a temperature of 93.2° to 95° F prior to kidney harvesting after death.Read more...
Patients with type 1 diabetes have significantly lower blood levels of four proteins that help protect their tissue from attack by their immune system, scientists report.Read more...
Surgery is required when cancer of the kidney causes a Level III thrombus, or clot, to develop in the major vein leading back to the heart. Traditionally this complicated procedure,[…]Read more...
While impaired activation of mitochondrial energy metabolism in the presence of glucose has been demonstrated in pancreatic beta-cells from patients with type 2 diabetes, the cause of this dysfunction has[…]Read more...
* There was only a 5% error rate when patients with chronic kidney disease used mobile health technologies designed to help them use medications appropriately.Read more...
A new Tel Aviv University study reveals how skipping breakfast affects people with type-2 diabetes.Read more...
© 2003-2014 American Medical Consultants. All Rights Reserved.
Nephrology USA® serves nephrology practices and nephrologists, nephrology nurses and staff members seeking nephrology jobs.
Web design and maintenance by McNeill/Lynner WebWorks
If you have any technical questions regarding this website, please contact email@example.com