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For fellowships, educational opportunities, and information about renal nursing including a 1-minute video, see below.
BC Renal offers a diverse array of fellowship programs to help successful applicants develop expertise in an area of clinical care, research or administrative work related to kidney disease. These fellowships are provided in partnership with the University of British Columbia, Division of Nephrology and most are based at Providence Health Care and Vancouver Coastal Health sites. 

Specific fellowships are described below, and a general overview of the programs can be found here 

Fellowship Type

Application Status

Home Therapies
Palliative Care

This two-year program offered by BC Renal aims to provide nephrologists/allied health professionals with the opportunity to learn about the administrative aspects of healthcare delivery through exposure to BC Renal operations and strategic initiatives, while completing a UBC Master of Health Administration or equivalence (e.g., Master's in quality and safety, health economics, organizational theory). Please review the document:

Through this one-year program, fellows gain exposure to clinical, administrative and evaluation experiences related to home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. The Home Therapies Fellowship is offered in partnership through the University of British Columbia. More details on the program and application process can be found here:

BC Renal Home Therapies Fellowship

UBC and the BC Provincial Renal Home Therapies Fellowship Overview of program

This two-year fellowship aims to help successful applicants gain more exposure to glomerulonephritis (GN) and develop clinical and scholarly expertise to improve the ability to diagnose and treat glomerular disease. It is implemented in partnership with the University of British Columbia. More details on the fellowship and application can be found here: 

Palliative care is a critical aspect of care for patients with kidney failure, highlighting the need for more experts to be knowledgeable in this area. Over the course of one-year, this program exposes fellows to different aspects of palliative care, in different locations across the BC Lower Mainland. More detials on the fellowship and application process can be found here: 

‎This two-year program focuses primarily on expanding the fellow's experience in research in kidney diseases through participating in research projects, developing research protocols and analysis plans, preparing manuscripts, and developing and preparing grants. Please review the document: 

UBC Division of Nephrology also offers the following  fellowship programs:

Advanced Nephrology Training Program

This program is open to individuals who have completed core nephrology training in an accredited program, and who seek additional exposure to academic and tertiary care skill acquisition. This program is accredited by the Australian and New Zealand Royal College organizations, and thus has been highly subscribed to by individuals from those countries. For more details check here.

Transplant Nephrology Clinical Fellowship

UBC offers a one-year transplantation fellowship that covers all aspects of care related to kidney transplantation. This includes pre-, peri-, and post-transplant medical care, organ donation processes, and laboratory experience related to transplant immunology. For more details check here.

About Renal Nursing

About Renal Nursing

What stands out about a career in renal nursing? Connection makes the difference. It’s a deeper connection that comes from the relationship that is built with patients over time. It’s also work that really matters - critical, life-saving work. Watch our 1-minute video to hear first-hand from a BC renal nurse. Then follow the links below to the regional health authority career sites where you can explore current job openings.

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