As Dr. Jeremy Sorkin wraps up his fellowship experience with the division of nephrology, he leaves with accolades and a desire to make a meaningful difference in his field. In June, he was voted Best Consultant Award by the UNC … Continued
Dr. Clay Block is a professor of medicine in the division of nephrology with interests in clinical reasoning and the relationship/tension between the provision of health care and the administrative and economic constraints placed on providers. As this month’s featured … Continued
Far away in a small Himalayan kingdom, where light and color have a mystical allure and steep mountains hold thousand-year-old Buddhist monasteries, a country pursues gross national happiness, measured by the collective well-being of its people. Physically isolated from most … Continued
A recent dialysis research study shows many aspects of research can be improved to encourage broader patient participation and better align research and clinical processes in clinics. A product of the study is a new video tool that features actual … Continued
Dr. Kiri Bagley is a first year fellow in pediatric nephrology. Kiri Bagley, MD, MPH Education MD/MPH: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2009-2014 Pediatric Residency: University of North Carolina, 2014-2017 Hometown Sunbury, NC Hobbies and Interests I enjoy spending … Continued
(Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) Jennifer Flythe, MD, always wanted to be a doctor, dating back to her days as a three-year old playing with a Fisher Price doctor’s kit. Her inspiration was … Continued
Disney is a place to make wishes and memories, not necessarily the place for a diet. But what if it could change a child’s life? That’s what researchers are hoping to learn. Two-year-old Nadiya Dockery with nephrotic syndrome was one of 20 children who participated in a grand medical experiment at Disney Resorts in August, joined by her mom Kaley Williams of Sanford, NC.
The nephrology community is saddened by the loss of Dr. Joseph Dwight Russell who was a practicing nephrologist at Joseph D. Russell, MD, PA, affiliated with UNC Health Care. Dr. Russell led a medical career defined by innovation, integrity, and abundant compassion for his patients and community.
“Because of how society views the medical profession, physicians are leaders. Whether you knew this or not when you started your first day, you are. Leaders communicate a vision, engender trust and buy-in of those they are leading, and nurture … Continued
UNC will be well represented at a signature nephrology event this fall. Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH, chief of the division of pediatric nephrology and assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics, and Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN, Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished … Continued