Special Medical Grand Rounds Welcomes Lecturer Robert Hoover and Celebrates Will Ross’ Career with Portrait

The Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis hosted an extra special Medical Grand Rounds on December 15, 2022, with the presentation of the Eduardo Slatopolsky Lecture in Renal and Electrolyte Disorders annual lecture followed by a celebration of one of Washington University’s icons. Attendees of the hybrid event were […]

Jeffrey Miner, PhD, Formally Installed as Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology

In early 2021, Jeffrey Miner, PhD, FASN, Director of Basic Research for the Division of Nephrology, was named the inaugural Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology (see article here).  Although the appointment was celebrated virtually due to Covid-19 restrictions, an official endowed chair installation ceremony recognizing Dr. Miner and Dr. Slatopolsky was […]

Dr. Anuja Java Receives National Kidney Foundation Award of Excellence

WashU nephrologist Anuja Java, MD, was one of five honorees whom the local chapter of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) recognized for their contributions in promoting the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease in the St. Louis community.  The event, the 1st Annual National Kidney Foundation Award of Excellence Reception, was held November 11, […]

WashU Nephrologist Steven Cheng Receives ASN Distinguished Educator Midcareer Award

WashU Nephrology congratulates Steven Cheng, MD, Professor of Medicine, who was presented with a Distinguished Educator Midcareer Award from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN).  The award was presented at the ASN Kidney Week annual meeting on November 06, 2022. ASN’s Midcareer Awards recognizes clinicians, educators, health professional leaders and mentors, and researchers who have at […]

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 […]