Education

We are pleased to announce the NRMP Match Results for AY2018.

The results reflect extraordinarily well on the Division’s collective efforts. Nationwide, 285 candidates applied for 474 certified nephrology positions offered by 171 programs. 

Welcome to our new fellows!


Dr. Alcantara
Indhira De la Cruz Alcantara, MD

Dr. De la Cruz is a graduate of the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) and member of the William J. Harrington Program – a program which for the last 50 years has scoured Latin America and the Caribbean for the most promising physician scholars and sponsors them for advanced training at the University of Miami where Indhira will complete her residency in internal medicine. Outside of medicine Indhira enjoys movies and keeping fit through cycling.


Dr. Hsu
Simon Hsu, MD, MS

Dr. Hsu completed his BS and MS in biology at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and his medical studies at the Jacobs SOM at the University of Buffalo. He is currently Chief Resident at UCSD and works with Drs. Joe Ix and Dena Rifkin on prospective cohort studies examining the associations of ultrasound measures of atherosclerosis and clinical outcomes in patients with hypertensive and vascular diseases of the kidney. Outside of medicine, Simon enjoys film-making, hiking, cooking and board games.


Dr. Limonte
Christine Perez Limonte, MD

Dr. Limonte completed her BS in neuroscience at Brown University and her medical degree at the Perelman SOM at the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently a third-year resident at the McGaw Medical Center/Northwestern University where she is involved in a quality improvement project to increase diagnostic rates of central venous stenosis in hemodialysis patients, and is working with Dr. John Friedewald to examine the associations of sensitization protocols and transplant outcomes among incompatible live-donor kidney transplant recipients. Christine’s current research interests involve the intersection of Hispanic ancestry, genetics, and diabetic kidney disease. A former radio show host, Christine is an aficionado of music as well as independent and classical films.


Dr. Tan
Nhi Tan, MD, MS

Dr. Tan completed her BS and MS in civil and environmental engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and worked for several years as a software engineer before embarking on her medical training at Stony Brook University SOM. She is currently Chief Resident at Kaiser Permanente Oakland and is looking forward to applying her nephrology and engineering training towards innovating dialytic therapies. Outside of medicine, Nhi enjoys running, hiking and reading.