Sharon G. Adler, M.D.
Sharon G. Adler, M.D.Chief and Program Director, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Welcome to the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Our program consists of four highly integrated components: general nephrology, dialysis, kidney transplantation, and research. Research elective blocks can be taken in Interventional Nephrology and/or in ultrasonography, in addition to the more customary research opportunities. The Nephrology fellowship training program is designed to prepare postdoctoral fellows for academic and/or clinical careers in the discipline of nephrology and hypertension. Over the years we have trained an elite group of nephrologists, and presently offer a traditional two year nephrology training program as well as a combined clinical/research fellowship that is three (or more) years in duration. The pages herein will provide greater detail about our program.

The successful applicant must have completed an ACGME-approved Internal Medicine residency and have a California medical license. 

If interested, please contact Claudia Vinnemeier, Program Administrator, 310-222-3891 OR cvinnemeier@dhs.lacounty.gov.


Nephrology Fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center offers the excitement, intellectual stimulation, autonomy, and rewards of providing medical care at a busy, county-based acute care medical center.

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Designed to provide experience and training in all aspects of Nephrology, and learning tools to maintain the educational process beyond the years of fellowship.

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