Recent Accomplishments and Awards in Nephrology

Dr. Kambiz Kalantari, The Division of Nephrology, was elected as The Harrison Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Medicine, and won The Jefferson Scholars Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Dr. Karen Warburton, The Division of Nephrology, was elected to Fellowship in the American College of Physicians. Read more...

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – January 2019

The January 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Infectious Disease.

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Notable Achievements

Academy of Distinguished Educators Named

Congratulations to the incoming members of The Academy of Distinguished Educators! Jeanetta Frye, MD; Gregory Hong, MD, PhD; Victor Soukouis, MD; and Karen Warburton, MD. Their induction will take place at the ADE’s annual spring reception in May 2019 at Veritas Vineyard. Read more...

MGR | Karen M. Warburton, MD – Remediation in Medical Education

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Location: Pinn Hall auditorium 1-5 Cost: Free

Dr. Karen Warburton is Associate Professor of Medicine in the UVA Division of Nephrology. Read more...

Nephrology Chief Mark Okusa Elected President of the American Society of Nephrology

Okusa will lead an organization of nearly 17,000 health professionals dedicated to leading the fight against kidney diseases

ASN media release – 11/4/17

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is pleased to announce that Mark D. Read more...

UVA Amherst Dialysis Team Gets Creative in Engaging Patients

(l-r) Krystal Dalrymple, RN, and Michelle Haynes, Patient Advocate

UVA Connect

By Kelly Casey (10/16/17)

Bingo? Christmas shopping? These don’t sound like activities you’d find at an outpatient dialysis facility. But the UVA Amherst Dialysis team has made them part of a successful yearlong effort to engage and educate patients. Read more...

UVA Ranked No. 1 Hospital in Virginia, With Cancer, Endocrinology, and Cardiology in Top 50

The 2017-18 U.S. News and World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rated UVA Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia, and honored 11 specialties at UVA — including five in the Department of Medicine — as among the best in the U.S. Read more...

7 DOM Faculty Members Complete SOM’s Junior Faculty Development Program

The School of Medicine’s Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP) is designed to provide networking opportunities and peer mentoring among colleagues at a similar stage in their careers. It promotes development and advancement of junior faculty through twice-monthly seminars and mentored scholarly projects. Read more...

UVA Nephrology and Pharmacology Team Publish Paper in Nature Neuroscience

(l-r) Mark Okusa, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Patrice Guyenet, Chikara Abe, Ruth Stornetta and Diane Rosin.

The Okusa research lab, together with colleagues from the Department of Pharmacology — including faculty members Patrice Guyenet and Diane Rosin and former postoc Chikara Abe — published a paper in Nature Neuroscience in March (on-line, ahead of print). Read more...

Nephrology Fellow Itunu Owoyemi, MBBS

Itunu (far left, 2nd row) with her parents and 7 siblings.

I grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, with my seven siblings. My parents are my greatest mentors.  I don’t know how they did it, but they were very open to family and friends staying at the house for sleepovers. Read more...