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Taking Our Care to the Community

“We are taking our outstanding care to the communities where our patients live,” says Dr. Benjamin Humphreys, Chief, Division of...

Young Man’s Music is Good for the Body and the Soul

Chase Cofer remembers the day he experienced the first symptom. It was a day like any other, with Chase and...

KMOV Surprise Squad Visits Jennifer, Dialysis Patient

Jennifer Malson, mother of two, was recently surprised by KMOV’s Surprise Squad. She is part of the Forest Park Kidney...

WU Nephrologist on World Kidney Day – Prevention

Washington University nephrologist Tarek Alhamad was interviewed by Lisa Hart, correspondent for the morning news show Fox 2 NOW in...

A Nephrologist is The Cooking Doc – #ChangeYourBuds

The Cooking Doc is an online cooking series that features Dr. Blake Shusterman, a nephrologist. He whips up a delicious...

Women and Kidney Disease – World Kidney Day is March 8

World Kidney Day (WKD) and the International Women’s Day 2018 fall on the same day this year, March 8, giving...

Working to Improve Patient Care – Third Annual Nephrology Update

The Nephrology Update Continuing Medical Education course is back for its 3rd year. The course is designed for healthcare professionals...

5,000 Kidney Transplants – A Bittersweet Celebration

The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital kidney transplant program, one of the largest and oldest in the United States, celebrated...

Holiday Bingo at Chromalloy Kidney Center

The holiday Bingo games, an annual event for over 30 years, was held in the Chromalloy dialysis center during the...

New North County Dialysis Center Opening

“Serving the population where they live” is the impetus behind the new Washington University dialysis facility about to open in...

Welcome to Paul J. Scheel, Jr.

Paul J. Scheel, Jr., MD, MBA, recently joined Washington University School of Medicine new Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical Affairs...

Heartburn and Kidney Disease

Leslie Spry, MD, FACP and spokesperson for the National Kidney Foundation, shared important information about the association of chronic kidney...

Hocus POCUS – Doctors Learn Importance of Ultrasound to Point of Care

The 3rd Midwest Nephrology & Transplant Symposium Ultrasound Workshop, held September 8-10, 2017, at Washington University School of Medicine, was...

FREE Community Health Fair at St. Cecilia’s 10/22

The Laborers’ Local 110 is holding its annual St. Cecilia’s Church Community Health Fair on Sunday, October 22, 10 a.m.-2...

A Remarkable Gift

Lake Ozark Police Detective Shane Pierce cares about his community. He mentors youth in his community through a Police Kids...

WU Nephrology Part of International Human Cell Atlas Project

We are proud to announce that Dr. Benjamin Humphreys, Joseph P. Friedman Associate Professor and Chief of the Division of...

NephCure Walk on the Move – Oct. 22

Put on your walking shoes and join the annual St. Louis NephCure Walk, to be held October 22, 2017 at...

Mangia! Ravioli Dinner Fundraiser

RoseMarie Bianchi, a dialysis patient at Chromalloy Dialysis Center and co-founder of The Sick and Elderly Program of the Hill,...

Community Organizations Team Up to Offer Free Health Care Screenings

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Laborers Local 660, Saints Joachim and Ann Care Service and other health-focused organizations are joining...

WU Nephrology Awarded Grant to Reduce ESRD Patient Readmissions

“One of our core values in the Division of Nephrology is to improve the health of our patients,” says Benjamin...

Dialysis Patient’s Kidney Walk Entourage: Five Years and Growing

Garland Patton, a dialysis patient in the Chromalloy Kidney Center at Washington University, and a group of more than 50...

Surviving Orientation Can Be Murder for First-Year Fellows

A week’s worth of meetings, talks and training conferences were not the only activities on the orientation schedule for the...

Dr. O’Brien Joins Nephrology

The Division of Nephrology welcomes Frank J. O’Brien, MD, who will be joining the division as an Assistant Professor of...