GN in Ten from the ISGD Education Committee
GN IN TEN
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ABOUT THE HOSTS
Dr. Koyal Jain is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where she is the Director of the Nephrology and Hypertension Training Program and the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Department of Medicine. She completed her residency at the University of Connecticut and her nephrology fellowship at UNC, as well as an MPH in epidemiology at UNC. She is an inaugural co-chair of ISGD's Education Committee.
Dr. Jain absolutely loves to work with patients with kidney diseases. Although her area of focus involves glomerular diseases and vasculitis, she enjoys taking care of all her patients. Dr. Jain believes in empowering her patients and involving them in decision making. She strongly supports her patients and their families and is always willing to help. Dr. Jain’s other passion is medical education. She truly enjoys working with trainees and being a part of their professional growth.
Dr. Kenar D. Jhaveri is Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief in the Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell (Hempstead, New York). He completed his residency training at Yale University New Haven Hospital in Internal Medicine and then a fellowship in nephrology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell campus. He is an inaugural chair of ISGD's Education Committee.
His clinical and research interests are in glomerular diseases, AKI, and cancer-related kidney complications. He is a founder and world leader of the field of onconephrology, and created the American Society of Onconephrology (ASON). In addition, he is the founder and program director of the Galdi Fellowship of Glomerular Diseases and Onconephrology at Northwell Health.
Dr. Jhaveri's interest in nephrology education is vested in using creative ways of teaching nephrology to medical students, residents, and fellows. He has published on using social media and other innovative tools (games, concept maps, role playing, creative writing) to make nephrology a fun and exciting field. He has conducted numerous faculty development seminars locally to teach these techniques and has a teaching-oriented blog called Nephron Power.
Currently, he is the editor in chief of ASN Kidney News and has won several awards at a local, national and international level in nephrology and medical education.