Dr. Ali Gharavi starts his appointment as interim chair of medicine

Dr. Ali Gharavi, MD, Professor of Medicine at VP&S, chief of the Division of Nephrology, founding director of the Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics, and interim director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine, will serve as interim Chair of Medicine beginning in April.

PEAK: Patient Education in Advanced Kidney Diseases

The Program for Education in Advanced Kidney Disease (PEAK) has been designed to help patients learn about their kidney health and receive the best care from a dedicated team of people. In partnership with the Rogosin Institute, PEAK program was extended to the CUIMC campus on January 2023.

Fellowship News

Our fellowship had another strong recruitment year, and as a testament to our continued growth as a division we successfully petitioned the hospital and ACGME to expand our fellowship cohort from 7 to 8 fellows total, starting with the incoming class.

  • Many thanks to Jake Stevens, Maya Rao, Ali Husain, John Crew, Andrew Bomback and Jae Chang who participated in residency program interviews and contributed to a great match outcome
  • Columbia Nephrology is going to New Jersey! Starting in May 2023, we are expanding our practice to Bergen County, NJ. 
  • Stay tuned for updates on relaunching the regional citrate anticoagulation protocol for CRRT in the coming months.
  • We want to thank everyone for their involvement in Columbia Medicine CME events.