Deepti Torri, Matthew Sparks, Kellie Calderon, Hitesh Shah, and Kenar Jhaveri
The outlook for securing a job after nephrology training has become increasingly more difficult. A glance at the New England Journal of Medicine classifieds shows that the number of jobs advertised for nephrology trainees is decreasing. To assess the current job market for graduating nephrology fellows, we conducted an Internet-based, nine-question anonymous survey.
The survey was created online using SurveyMonkey.com, and a hyperlink was placed on popular nephrology fellow blogging sites such as the Renal Fellow Network (http://www.renalfellow.blogspot.com), Nephron Power (http://www.nephronpower.com), and Uremic Frost (http://www.uremicfrost.com) and the ASN Kidney