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 […]

Dr. Anuja Java Co-chairs Working Group in an International Committee for Revising aHUS Nomenclature

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has convened a multidisciplinary group of experts to reevaluate the current classification of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and propose a roadmap to prepare the field for revising the nomenclature.  Drs. Carla Nester and Marina Vivarelli, leaders of the initiative, invited Anuja Java, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University […]

WashU Physician-Scientists Andrew Malone and Parker Wilson Chosen as JASN Editorial Fellows

Two Washington University School of Medicine physician-scientists have been chosen to join the JASN Editorial Fellows mentorship program for 2021-2023. Andrew Malone, MBBCh, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, and Parker Wilson, MD, PhD, Instructor, Pathology & Immunology, will join nine other fellows in the program, which will introduce them to editorial processes involved in publishing […]

WashU Nephrology Nurse Practitioner Lisa Koester-Wiedemann Receives Dean’s Distinguished Service Award

The Division of Nephrology is proud to announce that Lisa Koester-Wiedemann, ANP, CNN-NP, received the prestigious Dean’s Distinguished Service Award for 2020.  The award is the highest form of staff recognition at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Recipients of the award are nominated by their colleagues and are selected for “displaying ongoing […]

Nephrologists Timothy Yau and Steven Cheng Receive Teaching Awards

The Division of Nephrology congratulates Timothy Yau, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, the recipient of a Teacher of the Year Award, as voted on by the 2021 graduating class of WashU medical students.  The class selected two Teachers of the Year, one for their pre-clinical training in their first two years and one for their […]