Nephrology

Choi Named President of the National Kidney Foundation

Choi Named President of the National Kidney Foundation

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Michael Choi, professor in the Division of Nephrology, was elected the 23rd president of the National Kidney Foundation in October. This honor follows his receipt of the NKF's Garabed Eknoyan Award in 2015 as well as his term as vice chair of education for the foundation's Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) and leadership on(...)

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Paul Scheel to Step Down as Director of Nephrology

Paul Scheel to Step Down as Director of Nephrology

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We write to inform you that after 30 years with our department, Paul Scheel will be moving on to become Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Chief Executive Officer of Washington University Physicians, the school’s faculty practice, effective July 1, 2017. Paul has stood out(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Promoted to Professor: Promoted to Associate Professor: Peter Abadir, Division of Geriatrics Maria Roselle Abraham, Division of Cardiology Alicia Arbaje, Division of Geriatrics Rashmi Aurora, Division of Pulmonary Wendy Bennett, Division of General Internal Medicine Jenell Coleman, Division of Clinical Pharmacology Lois Eldred,(...)

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Crews Selected to Serve on PCORI Advisory Panel

Crews Selected to Serve on PCORI Advisory Panel

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Deidra Crews, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, has been selected to serve on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities. PCORI’s Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities was created to help guide the organization’s National Priorities for Research and Research Agenda, a framework to guide funding that will give patients(...)

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Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

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Last month, Deidra Crews, Chulan Kwon and Chiadi Ndumele were selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards, representing some of the most creative thinkers from across the University. The awards, accompanied by a $75,000 grant and mentoring opportunities, aim to help launch early career faculty members on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career. To see(...)

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U.S. News & World Report Rankings

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On a daily basis we give thanks to the faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine for their contributions to discovery, education and the care of our patients. Today, the publication of hospital and medical specialty rankings by  U.S. News & World Report reminds the world of what you and all of us together(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Promoted to Professor:   Promoted to Associate Professor: Scott Berkowitz, Division of Cardiology Christopher Hoffmann, Division of Infectious Diseases Howard Levy, Division of General Internal Medicine Promoted to Assistant Professor: Jemima Albayda, Division of Rheumatology Evelyn Gathecha, Division of Hospital Medicine Allison Lamber,(...)

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ACP Fellow Inductions and Awards

ACP Fellow Inductions and Awards

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The Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) recently named several DOM faculty members ACP fellows. Fellowship is an honor achieved by those recognized by their peers for personal integrity, superior competence in internal medicine, professional accomplishment, and demonstrated scholarship. Congratulations to the following: Anika Alvanzo, assistant professor, GIM Wendy Bennett, assistnat professor, ID(...)

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10 Inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society

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Eleven members of our department were elected by the medical student body to be inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society, a selective new teaching honor society affiliated with the JHUSOM medical student government, JHUSOM Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) and the JHUSOM Vice Dean for Education that recognizes excellence in clinical medical student teaching(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who have been promoted since January. Promoted to Associate Professor: Promoted to Assistant professor: Sajida Chaudry, Division of General Internal Medicine Abednego Chibungu, Division of Hospital Medicine Nimisha Kalia-Satwah, Division of Occupational Medicine Illeana Ponor, Division of Hospital Medicine Clare Rock, Division of Infectious Diseases Dwight Wooster,(...)

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