Application Process

Our fellowship program is accredited by ACGME (

Our program participates in the NRMP ( and all applications are submitted through ERAS ( 

The program accepts U.S. citizens, permanent residents and J1 visa holders.  Only H1B visa holders who are currently residing in the U.S. will be considered on a case by case basis. 

UTMB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged.

For additional information, please contact:

Nephrology Fellowship Coordinator
Lori Ellis
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0570
Phone:  409-772-2720
Fax:  409-772-5462

John Badalamenti, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Acute Dialysis Unit
Medical Director, Nephrology Clinic

Ann Kathleen Gamilla- Crudo, MD
Associate Professor
Assoc. Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Medical Director, DaVita Island Dialysis Unit



Benefits (


  1. Competitive salary
  2. High quality health insurance for the fellow and family which includes dental, and disability insurance. Vision insurance available at a low cost to fellow.
  3. High level of employer contribution to 401K retirement package
  4. Employee Discount Programs
  5. Vacation – up to 12 days per year
  6. Sick Leave – up to 12 days per year
  7. Holidays – any holidays worked will accrue 8 hours holiday to use at a later date


  1. Moving Allowance up to $5000.00
  2. Parking – discounted by Nephrology
  3. Textbooks are available through the UTMB Moody Medical Library
  4. Travel support to one conference per year
  5. Personalized UTMB jackets

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