Welcome to the new class of nephrology fellows

It is with great pleasure that we welcome the new class of nephrology fellows on July 2023. These talented individuals will be joining us to specialize in the field of nephrology, bringing their unique skills and knowledge to our team. The General Nephrology fellows include Drs. Natasha Freeman, Joshua Herbert, Benjamin Horowitz, and Jee (Joseph) Kim, while Dr. Ben Wooden will be specializing in Glomerular Disease. Drs. Sami Droubi and Jeremy Awori will be focusing on Transplantation. We are excited to have these fellows on board and look forward to working alongside them as they embark on this new chapter in their careers.

Dr. Ali Gharavi Awarded Homer Smith Award by the ASN

Dr. Ali Gharavi has been honored with the prestigious Homer Smith Award by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). This well-deserved recognition comes as a testament to Dr. Gharavi's exceptional contributions to the field of nephrology and his unwavering commitment to advancing knowledge and improving patient care. With his deep expertise and groundbreaking research, Dr. Gharavi has significantly contributed to our understanding of kidney diseases, particularly in the areas of genetic and genomic medicine.

Dr. Ali Husain awarded clinical career development award from AST

Dr. Ali Husain has been honored with the prestigious Clinical Career Development Award from the American Society of Transplantation (AST). This well-deserved recognition reflects Dr. Husain's exceptional dedication and significant contributions to the field of transplantation medicine. Dr. Husain's commitment to advancing the field, combined with his compassion for patients, makes him an exemplary recipient of the AST's Clinical Career Development Award, and his work continues to shape the future of transplantation medicine.

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.

  • 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.