Department of Medicine Fellowships
NYU Grossman School of Medicine offers physicians subspecialty training in fellowship programs through the divisions in the Department of Medicine.
As a fellow in one of our programs, you receive training in your subspecialty of interest. You also serve as a junior faculty member and play a significant role in resident education. Fellows train at one or more of the following sites: NYU Langone’s Tisch Hospital and Kimmel Pavilion, NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, and the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System.
The Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology offers an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)–accredited three-year fellowship in cardiovascular disease. For those who successfully complete this training, there are five advanced clinical fellowships in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, and preventive cardiology. We also offer a separate research fellowship in cardiovascular sciences.
Advanced fellows in the cardiovascular sciences participate in an intensive research experience with funding from the National Institutes of Health to prepare for careers as cardiovascular investigators.
Learn more about the Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology fellowships.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Fellowship
The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism offers fellowship training designed to provide experience in all aspects of this subspecialty to prepare fellows for careers as clinicians, clinician educators, or clinical or basic investigators.
Along with a comprehensive and unequaled exposure to metabolic and endocrine diseases, we prepare our graduates to ask questions about the causes as well as the treatment of disease.
Learn more about the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism fellowship program.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowships
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology offers several clinical gastroenterology and hepatology fellowships. Fellows in the three-year clinical fellowship participate in subspecialty training to acquire the clinical and endoscopic skills needed to serve as expert consultants and endoscopists for patients with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver.
Learn more about the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowships.
Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care Fellowships
The Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care offers several fellowship options. Our Geriatric Medicine Fellowship prepares internists and family physicians to care for older adults and to develop the skills necessary to be clinician educators or research investigators. Fellows perform rotations in outpatient and inpatient geriatric care, nursing homes, the homes of patients, geriatric psychiatry facilities, and home- and facility-based palliative care settings.
The Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship provides palliative care physicians with the skills to improve the quality of life for patients and families facing serious and life-threatening illnesses. Training experiences include pain and symptom management, assessment and communication of prognosis, techniques for clarifying goals of care, social and spiritual support, and logistical management of palliative care and hospice services.
Learn more about the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care fellowships.
Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship
The Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology offers a fellowship to train academic physicians in general hematology and medical oncology with concentrations in clinical care and research. Fellows rotate for 18 months through a combination of inpatient and outpatient clinical settings, including independent continuity clinics, followed by 18 months of research time.
Fellows gain clinical experience diagnosing and treating a wide spectrum of malignant and benign hematological conditions and solid tumors at our three unique teaching sites. Specific subspecialty training is provided in breast and gynecologic oncology, gastrointestinal oncology, genitourinary cancer and melanoma, hematology, neurology and sarcoma, thoracic malignancies, head and neck cancers, and radiation oncology. Potential areas for research include cancer stem cell biology, immunology, epidemiology and cancer control, and environmental and molecular carcinogenesis.
Learn more about the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology fellowship program.
Infectious Diseases and Immunology Fellowships
The Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology offers a fellowship to train leaders in the research, clinical care, and prevention of infectious disease. In the two-year clinical program, fellows are trained in the inpatient and outpatient diagnosis and management of general infectious diseases and HIV primary care.
You may also pursue concentrated clinical and research experiences in antimicrobial stewardship, HIV, hospital epidemiology, quality management, transplant infectious diseases, and viral hepatitis. A third-year advanced research fellowship is offered for those trainees who are pursuing careers as physician–scientists.
Learn more about the Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology fellowships.
The Nephrology Fellowship is a two-year comprehensive training program in all aspects of clinical and academic nephrology. Fellows rotate on the consult service at Bellevue and the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and on the transplant service at Tisch Hospital and Kimmel Pavilion.
You perform consults on all services and learn to care for patients with end-stage renal disease who receive hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis for outpatients with all forms of chronic kidney disease. This includes learning to perform and interpret renal biopsies and caring for patients in the intensive care unit.
You become proficient in managing all forms of renal replacement therapy for patients with acute kidney injury and in diagnosing and treating acid–base and electrolyte disorders. You also participate in all phases of kidney transplant care, from the evaluation of recipients and living donors to the management of the immediate post-transplant period and long-term follow-up.
During your second year, you perform research under the mentorship of a faculty member and participate in a quality and safety project. By the end of the fellowship, you are prepared to enter clinical practice, become a clinician–educator, or pursue additional training in research or specialized areas of nephrology such as transplantation.
Learn more about the Division of Nephrology fellowship.
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Fellowships
The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine offers three fellowship experiences—a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, a Sleep Medicine Fellowship, and an Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship.
Our Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship provides physicians with training that refines their skills in the inpatient and outpatient management of a broad spectrum of lung physiology, pathology, chest imaging, and pulmonary procedures. You learn to care for a wide and expansive range of pulmonary and critical care disorders in a diverse patient population with rotations at four hospitals. You gain critical care experience not only in medical critical care, but also in cardiothoracic and surgical critical care. With access to two simulation labs and advanced ultrasound equipment, you learn to perform all critical care procedures, as well as bronchoscopy and pleural procedures.
Our Sleep Medicine Fellowship trains physicians to diagnose and manage sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness, rapid eye movement (REM) behavior disorder, parasomnia, and restless leg syndrome. You gain experience scoring and interpreting in-lab polysomnography, home-based sleep testing, multiple sleep latency testing, maintenance of wakefulness testing, and actigraphy. You also complete clinical rotations in neurology, pulmonary function testing, pediatrics, otolaryngology, and sleep dentistry.
Our Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship provides physicians with training in interventional procedures such as advanced bronchoscopy, rigid bronchoscopy, and advanced pleural procedures. You work with a team of experienced interventional pulmonologists in the thoracic oncology division and gain exposure to patients with an extensive array of diseases.
Learn more about the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine fellowships.
The Division of Rheumatology offers a fellowship to train leaders in the research, clinical care, and prevention of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Fellows can pursue two distinct pathways based on their interests: a clinical track or a research track.
Fellows on both tracks provide inpatient and outpatient consultations for patients with rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and lupus; vasculitis, autoimmune myositis, and systemic sclerosis; osteoporosis; osteoarthritis and crystal arthritis; and dermatologic conditions related to connective tissue disorders. Both hospital and ambulatory care are emphasized.
You participate in conferences that focus on the clinical presentation, epidemiology, and diagnosis of these diseases; clinical and molecular pathophysiology; pharmacology and treatment; and research methodologies in basic and clinical research. You also complete an extensive clinical or basic research project during your second year.
Those on the research track extend training for an additional one to two years, with an emphasis on preparing for independent research careers. Fast-track training for our dual MD/PhD degree and predoctoral T32 training grants are available to select candidates.
Learn more about the Division of Rheumatology fellowship.