Nephrology at Washington University

The tripartite mission of Washington University School of Medicine is education, patient care and research. Since its founding, the Washington University Renal Division has had a firm and unwavering commitment to this mission. The commitment is reflected by the notable achievements of our trainees, many of whom have gone on to chair academic renal divisions in the USA and elsewhere in the world. It is demonstrated every day by the trust and loyalty of our patients that have made the division one of the largest providers of renal care in the world. It is evidenced by the major basic, clinical and translational discoveries from our clinics and laboratories that have changed the way nephrology is practiced and promise to further advance renal therapeutics for the 21st century.

Benjamin D Humphreys, MD PhD
Associate Professor and Chief
Division of Nephrology