• Dr Michelle Tran is a first year general nephrology clinical fellow at University of Virginia. Before that, she pursued her Medical Degree at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine.   Dr. Sarthak Virmani is a transplant nephrologist and an assistant professor of medicine at University of Virginia. His interests include identifying and removing barriers to patient’s access to transplantation care. Follow him @virmani_sar. Of the several strategies adopted by the [...]
  • In 2017, we began recognizing reviewers who have distinguished themselves by consistently providing insightful, detailed, and valuable input to our authors and our editorial team. We continue the tradition this year by inducting six remarkable reviewers into the AJKD Reviewer Hall of Fame. The editors thank and congratulate these reviewers, all of whom shared why they participate in the peer review process below:   Daniel Edmondston, MD @DanEdmonston Duke University Duke Clinical Research [...]
  • 2023 Editors’ Choice Award

    November 2, 2023

    In 2017, we established an annual celebration of articles that our editorial team designated as “Editors’ Choice” selections. The editors are delighted to recognize the articles listed below that have been selected to receive the 2023 Editors’ Choice Award. These articles will be freely available at AJKD.org until January 31, 2024. Congratulations to all the authors!   Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Acute Care Utilization Among Patients With Glomerular Disease by Jill R. [...]
  • SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The November issue is FREE until the end of the month! Editor’s Note: We asked authors of Original Investigations to provide short plain-language summaries that would briefly summarize what inspired their study, the basic approach taken, what was learned, and why it matters. We hope our readers will find this valuable in helping them keep up with the latest research in the field of nephrology. Highlights from the November 2023 issue: The Difference Between Cystatin [...]
  • The long wait is over… We are delighted to share the #NephMadness 2024 logo! Many thanks to Graham Gipson @grahamgipsonmd for the design. You might recognize his work from the 2022 or 2023 logos. SAVE THE DATE: NephMadness will begin on March 1, 2024! Until then, catch up on NephMadness 2023 content and enjoy the slideshow of past NephMadness logos below:   NephMadness | #NephMadness | @NephMadness – NephMadness 2024 Executive Team: Matt Sparks @Nephro_Sparks, Tim Yau [...]

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