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The Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division is dedicated to the inclusion and representation of women and women's health issues in the field of nephrology. With this goal in mind, we are committed to:

  • The recruitment of women to the field of nephrology
  • Maintaining women faculty in the Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division
  • Career development and mentorship
  • Educating and encouraging research in women's health issues in nephrology

Apply to the Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Fellowship Program

The Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division is dedicated to the advancement and inclusion of women in academic medicine, and strongly encourages new applicants to apply to our fellowship program. If you have any questions or concerns about the application process please contact:

Dr. Amanda Leonberg-Yoo, Fellowship Program Director
215-662-8730 (phone)
215-615-0349 (fax)
amanda.leonberg-yoo@pennmedicine.upenn.edu 

Laura Watabu, Fellowship Program Coordinator
215-615-1677 (phone)
215-615-1688 (fax)
nancy.wells@uphs.upenn.edu

Dr. Lawrence Holzman, Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division Chief
215-615-3793 (phone)
215-615-0349  (fax)
lholzman@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Resources for Women at the University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania offers various programs and resources that support women in academic medicine including:

External Resources

Selected Reading Material

Women in Medicine, Science, Leadership and Equality in the Workplace:

Balancing Family and Work:

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