Medical Students Honor Drs. Steven Cheng and Timothy Yau with Distinguished Service Teaching Awards

WashU Nephrology faculty members Steven Cheng, MD, and Timothy Yau, MD, were recently honored with Distinguished Service Teaching Awards in recognition of their exemplary service in medical student education.  Towards the end of their first, second, and third years of study, WashU medical school students nominate and vote for faculty and house staff who have […]

WashU Nephrology Participates in 2022 NKF Spring Clinical Meetings

The 2022 National Kidney Foundation’s Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM22) are currently underway in Boston, MA, April 6-10, with several members of WashU Nephrology in attendance.   The annual meeting presents the latest insights into chronic kidney disease care and focuses on translating science into practice for the entire healthcare team.  While it is a live […]

Renal Nurse Practitioner Lisa Koester-Wiedemann Serves on ASN Kidney Week Education Committee

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has invited WashU Nephrology nurse practitioner Lisa Koester-Wiedemann, ANP, CNN-NP, to serve on their Kidney Week Education Committee for the 2022-2023 meetings.  The committee is responsible for the meeting’s program content, primarily sessions and abstracts.  Koester-Wiedemann was invited to serve because of her expertise in clinical dialysis.  As renal […]

Nephrologist Anuja Java Co-chairs the ClinGen Complement Gene Curation Expert Panel

Anuja Java, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, will co-chair the newly established Clinical Genome Resource  (ClinGen) Complement Gene Curation Expert Panel (GCEP). ClinGen is an NIH-funded resource dedicated to building a central resource that defines the clinical relevance of genes and variants for use in precision medicine and research.  ClinGen was founded […]

Nephrologist Will Ross Inducted into Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education’s Academy of Fellows

Will Ross, MD, MPH, Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Diversity at Washington University School of Medicine, was inducted into the Academy of Fellows of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) at their 2022 annual meeting, which was held virtually February 21-23, 2022. The SACME Academy of Fellows recognizes international leaders in […]

NP Lisa Koester-Wiedemann and Drs. Marcos Rothstein, Frank O’Brien and George Jarad Participate in Annual Dialysis Conference 2022

WashU Nephrology members Lisa Koester-Wiedemann, MSN, CS, CNN-NP, Marcos Rothstein, MD, Frank O’Brien, MD, and George Jarad, MD, are part of the Annual Dialysis Conference (ADC) program being held this weekend, March 4-6, 2022. Now in its 42nd year, the ADC hosts the world’s largest multidisciplinary conference on dialysis.  Sponsored by the University of Missouri […]

Let the Games Begin!  NephMadness 2022 Starts Today

The 10th annual NephMadness officially starts today, March 1, 2022.  The month-long event, hosted by AJKD Blog, is an online interactive medical education activity modeled on March Madness, the annual US college basketball tournament, except with nephrology concepts. Social media, interactivity, and gamification take center stage in the tournament, encouraging a good-natured, robust discussion of […]

Renal Fellow Morgan Schoer Accepted into ASN Policy and Advocacy Internship Program

Morgan Schoer, MD, a first year fellow in the Division of Nephrology, has been accepted as into the ASN Policy and Advocacy Committee as an intern for 2022. The committee helps shape public policy by advocating to the federal government for policies that benefit kidney patients and that increase funding for nephrology research and education. […]