The AJKD editors are excited to continue the Editorial Internship Program for a second year, and thank all the fellows who responded to the recent call for applications. Without further ado, we present the AJKD Editorial Internship Class of 2020: Bethany Roehm, Harish Seethapathy, Ryann Sohaney, and Amy Yau.
Dr. Roehm is currently a nephrology fellow at Tufts Medical Center. A native Texan, she initially worked as a dialysis technician for Satellite Healthcare in Austin, TX, and it was there that she realized her goal of becoming a nephrologist. She attended medical school at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in Temple, TX. She then moved to Boston and completed internal medicine residency at Tufts Medical Center. As part of her fellowship at Tufts, she is pursuing a Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research. Her current research interest is in cardiorenal syndrome, with a particular focus on kidney outcomes in advanced heart failure patients after left ventricular assist device implantation. When she is not working, Dr. Roehm enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and one-year-old daughter. She plans to pursue a career in clinical research after completing her nephrology fellowship.
Dr. Seethapathy is a nephrology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital. Born and raised in the southern part of India, he fell in love with nephrology during his medical school days at Madras Medical College, Chennai. After completing his internal medicine residency at Rochester General Hospital, he moved to Boston to pursue his love of numbers and his fellowship training. His clinical and research interests include onconephrology, especially immunotherapy associated kidney injury, and electrolyte disorders. He is a recipient of the Relypsa Fellowship Grant Award and the fellow author of the Renal Section for the upcoming edition of Pocket Medicine. Actively involved in resident education and fellowship curriculum activities, he intends to develop his educational and teaching skills through multiple avenues including his involvement with the Nephrology Social Media Collective (NSMC). Over the next few years, he plans to dedicate himself to developing a multifaceted academic career. Follow him @BetterCallSeeth.
Dr. Sohaney completed medical school at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine followed by internal medicine residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. She is currently a nephrology fellow at the University of Michigan. She has immense passion for academic medicine and will be continuing her training on the T32 grant. Her clinical and research interests include acute kidney injury and critical care nephrology. Her research has involved investigating the incidence and trends of AKI among hospitalized patients using clinical criteria as well as exploring trends in AKI mortality. During the 2019-2021 academic years she will further enhance her training by pursuing a Masters in Clinical Research Design and Biostatics. Dr. Sohaney enjoys teaching medical students and residents and aspires to spread her passion for nephrology to future trainees. Follow her @RyannSohaney.
Dr. Yau is a current clinical fellow at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She graduated medical school from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Her academic interests include hypertension, electrolyte disorders, and home dialysis modalities, and she is attentive to the responsibility that physician educators have as leaders. Dr. Yau plans to continue in academic medicine and encourage excitement in the field of nephrology. Follow her at @amyaimei.