Fae Harper an Honoree of St. Louis Magazine 2022 Excellence in Nursing Awards

WashU Nephrology is so proud of Fabrienne (Fae) Harper, BSN, RN, a finalist for the 13th Annual Excellence in Nursing Awards, which celebrate nurses from institutions across the St. Louis region for their selfless care, compassion and service.  “Honoring the Heart of Health Care” was the theme of this year’s event, hosted by St. Louis […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Monica Chang-Panesso Receives ASCI Council Young Physician-Scientist Award

Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, has been honored with an American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) Council Young Physician-Scientist Award. Each year the ASCI Council honors up to 40 early career physician-scientists who have made notable achievements in their research.  Chang-Panesso’s research explores the molecular mechanisms underlying the repair response […]

Anuja Java, MD, Elected to Executive Council of Women in Nephrology

“I feel very strongly about the need for women in leadership positions,” says Washington University transplant nephrologist Anuja Java, MD, who was just elected to the Council of Women in Nephrology (WIN) for 2022-2024, along with Mira Keddis, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at the Mayo Clinic in […]

Anitha Vijayan and Aubrey Morrison Honored at BJH Medical Staff Association Ceremony

Drs. Aubrey Morrison and Anitha Vijayan with respective awards

Division of Nephrology’s Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN, Professor of Medicine, and Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, FASN, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, were among four Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University physicians honored by the BJH Medical Staff Association at their semi-annual general meeting held Thursday, November 15, 2021, at EPNEC.  The gathering was the first Medical Staff Association […]

Dr. Kelli King-Morris Inducted into WashU Academy of Educators

Congratulations to Kelli King-Morris, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology, who was one of the 2021 inductees into Washington University’s Academy of Educators. The Academy of Educators fosters a culture of excellence in education across all WashU Medical Campus departments and programs.  Members of the academy work together to help other […]