News & Highlights

  • Latest U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of best hospitals in the United States. UCSF Medical Center is the fifth best hospital in the nation, the best hospital in California and the best hospital in the West. UCSF Nephrology ranked #5. Thus, for the fourth consecutive year, Nephrology is the top (or tied for the top) specialty at UCSF.   Read more »
  • Kathleen Liu, MD, PhD successfully obtained a K24 (DK113381) “Advancing Acute Kidney Injury Phenotyping Using Biological and Clinical Criteria.” She has also recently become a permanent member of NIH Pathobiology of Kidney Disease (PBKD) study section.
  • Dr. Chi-yuan Hsu has received funding from Satellite Health & NIH (R21DK114213) for a pilot blood pressure clinical trial in hemodialysis patients.
  • Dr. Raymond Hsu is PI of a new NIH grant (R03DK111881) “Clinical Outcomes After Dialysis-Requiring Acute Kidney Injury.”
  • Dr. Anitha Toke has become medical director of the FMC (formerly RAI) Ocean dialysis unit in San Francisco.
  • Dr. Benjamin Lee received a perfect score of 10 on his F32 grant which will start July 2017.

Fellowship Spotlight

Fellowship Spotlight

We will be accepting applications for our Nephrology Fellowship slots starting July 6, 2017 on ERAS.

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PKD Center of Excellence

PKD Center of Excellence

The Polycystic Kidney Disease Center of Excellence is a comprehensive clinic dedicated to the care of individuals with polycystic kidney disease.

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