Nephrology: a specialty in need of resuscitation?

Kidney Int. 2009 Sep;76(6):594-6. doi: 10.1038/ki.2008.685. Epub 2009 Jan 28.


Nephrology trainee recruitment is essential if we are to address the shortage of nephrologists in countries such as the USA, Canada, the UK and Australia. This Australian study determines barriers, following clinical exposure, to trainees' pursuing a career in nephrology.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Career Choice*
  • Humans
  • Nephrology / education*
  • Workforce
  • Workload