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You will apply your skills to prevent, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate renal diseases that patients may present.
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In the medical subspecialty in Nephrology, you will prepare as a specialist physician who is trained to meet the highest expectations in biopsychosocial health for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of renal diseases.

Duration: 3 years.



  • IMSS UMAE No. 25.
Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20120189 dated August 10, 2011.


The subspecialty in Nephrology places special emphasis on the human side of Medicine, with a major focus on teaching and research.


Student Learning Outcomes

  • You will solve the clinical problems of pathologies pertaining to Nephrology in different clinical scenarios.
  • You will demonstrate through your actions the principles of ethics and professionalism of your specialty.
  • You will support the tutoring of lower-ranking peers and patients.
  • You will develop research that will allow you to make decisions regarding the care of your patients.

Graduate profile

You will be a medical professional who is competent at carrying out actions such as prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of renal conditions, their pathophysiological mechanisms and pathoanatomical lesions, with special emphasis on the human side of Medicine and a major focus on teaching and research.

Admission profile

You will need to have completed 2 years of the Specialty in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, you should have the following knowledge:

  • Scientific foundations of medicine and en particular de Internal Medicine and Nephrology.
  • Scientific methodology and the epidemiological method.
  • Fluent and accurate use of oral and written Spanish.
  • Understanding and translating English.

You will need to have completed 2 years of the Specialty in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, you should have the following skills:

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in Pediatrics.
  • Teamwork.
  • Systematized retrieval of medical information.
  • Basic ability to use the Internet.
  • Basic use of Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Use of statistics packages.

You will need to have completed 2 years of the Specialty in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, you should have the following attitudes:

  • Warmth and availability to care for the patient and his or her family.
  • Discipline, order, and punctuality.
  • Honesty and respect of others as values.
  • Study habits and participation in continuing education activities.
  • Enterprising spirit.
  • Responsibility and leadership in the health care team.
  • An attitude of academic advancement and self-learning.
  • Promotion of a healthy life style to prevent diseases and enjoy better quality of life.
  • Perseverance in your professional development.

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Consult the courses that you will take in the Subspecialty in Nephrology.

First year
Code Course CRS Year
ESNF1001 Clinical Training I 196
ESNF1002 Structures of the Kidney 6
ESNF1003 Renal Physiology 3
ESNF1004 Electrolyte and Acid-base balance 3
ESNF1005 Pharmacology  3
ESNF1006 Research I 12
ESNF1007 Education and Medical Professionalism I 6
Second year
Code Course CRS Year
ESNF2001 Clinical Training II 196
ESNF2002 Hereditary Glomerulopathies and Nephropathies 6
ESNF2003 Interstitial/Obstructive Nephropathy 3
ESNF2004 Arterial Hypertension 3
ESNF2005 Renal Disease in Pregnancy 3
ESNF2006 Acute and Chronic Renal Failure 3
ESNF2007 Research II 12
ESNF2008 Education and Medical Professionalism II 6
Third year
Code Course CRS Year
ESNF3001 Clinical Training III 196
ESNF3002 Hemodialysis 6
ESNF3003 Peritoneal Dialysis 3
ESNF3004 Renal Transplantation 6
ESNF3005 Nutrition in Renal Disease 3
ESNF3006 Thesis Seminar 12
ESNF3007 Education and Medical Professionalism III 6


Especialidades Médicas
Ciencias Básicas, Ciencias Clínicas, Enfermería, Nutrición, Odontología, Psicología
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