WashU Nephrologist Anuja Java Helps Raise Awareness of Kidney Disease on Local Airwaves

In collaboration with the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (NKFI), Washington University nephrologist Anuja Java, MD, is helping raise awareness of kidney disease – often referred to as the “silent killer” – in the greater St. Louis area. One in three people are at risk of developing kidney disease, which is the 10th leading cause […]

Michael Rauchman Heads Clinic that Eases the Transition from Pediatric-to-Adult Kidney Care

For a young patient with chronic kidney disease, the transition from pediatric to adult renal care systems can be difficult and challenging.  Michael Rauchman, MD, Chromalloy Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, is helping make that passage as smooth as possible through his Pediatric-to-Adult Nephrology Transition Clinic at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  The goal of the clinic, […]

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 […]

Double Treat at 2021 Eduardo Slatopolsky Lectureship: Kidney Health Equity Lecture by Deidra Crews and Unveiling of Aubrey Morrison Portrait

Those who attended the 2021 Eduardo Slatopolsky Lectureship, in person or virtually, not only heard an excellent talk on kidney health equity, but also witnessed the celebration of one of WashU Nephrology’s icons. The lectureship, back on track after being postponed last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, featured Deidra Crews, MD ScM, FASN, FACP, […]

New Dialysis Unit Opens at TRISL in the Central West End

A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the opening of a new dialysis unit at The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis (TRISL), and celebrated the collaborative effort of Washington University Nephrology, TRISL, and Fresenius Kidney Care that made it happen. TRISL is a 96-bed hospital located in St. Louis’ Central West End that provides comprehensive outpatient and acute […]

Potential Dialysis Center Nightmare Averted by Quick-thinking and Teamwork

A nightmare scenario for any hemodialysis center – the loss of electricity – turned into an exercise of quick-thinking and cooperation between two of our dialysis teams. Severe thunderstorms swept through the greater St. Louis area the weekend of July 9, 2021, and knocked out power to over 40,000 people.   WashU Nephrology’s DaVita West Dialysis […]

Nephrologist Will Ross Honored as Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine

Congratulates to Will Ross, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Diversity for Washington University School of Medicine, who was recently named Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine.  Dr. Ross was honored for an excellence in patient care, teaching, research and commitment to health equity.  The Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine […]

WashU Nephrology/Guatemala Sister Program Success Story Featured at ISN World Congress ‘21

The Division of Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine and San Carlos University/Guatemalan Social Security Institute (IGSS) – an official “Sister Renal Centers” pair under the sponsorship of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) – is now in its sixth year of collaboration.  The World Congress of Nephrology ’21 is featuring the partnership’s success […]