Peter M. Fitzpatrick, M.D., and Ahmed D. Abdalrhim, MBBS

Faculty member Peter M. Fitzpatrick, M.D., with nephrology fellow Ahmed D. Abdalrhim, MBBS

Program description

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. Each fellow's training can be customized to meet individual career goals. Fellows work closely with highly experienced and knowledgeable clinical and research faculty.

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. The Mayo Clinic approach to graduate medical education ensures you have the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on fellowship.


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


You will be eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine subspecialty examination in nephrology upon completion of the fellowship.

Program history

The Nephrology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida enrolled its first fellows in July 2012. Two fellows begin this program annually, so there are four fellows active in the program at any given time.

Renal Transplant Fellowship

Fellows have the option to apply for the American Society of Transplantation-accredited Renal Transplant Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida. This fellowship provides outstanding clinical and research experience in kidney transplantation, as well as the opportunity to develop expertise in pancreas and liver/kidney transplantation.

March 14, 2016