News, activities & Accolades
Dr. Justin Bullock
Nephrology research fellow
Dr. Bullock has been selected as the new co-director of Docs with Disabilities Initiative, joining the 2024-26 leadership team. Docs with Disabilities Initiative is a leader for disability inclusion in health professions training globally.
Dr. Justin Bullock discusses ableism in medical education
Career Mentorship Dinner
Fellows mingled with UW Nephrology fellow alums and community doctors to learn about career paths and opportunities in the greater Seattle community.
Fellows and Fellowship leadership gathered for a night of ceramic wheel throwing and sculpting pottery at the Seattle Artist League.
Welcome to our 2024-25 incoming nephrology fellows!
Congratulations to Drs. Ayodale Braimah, Josh Earl, Sarah Haeger, Lily Jeong, and Bang Zheng!
Fellows visiting our new Pat Fleet Dialysis Unit
Welcome to our 2023-24 incoming nephrology fellows!
Drs. Megan Griffin, Mahlet Assafa, Casandra Chiao, Gaoyuan Huang, Manuel Rovira, and Liz Kiernan [not pictured: Transplant Fellow Takayuki Yamada]
We are looking forward to a fantastic new academic year in 2023-24!
Congratulations Nephrology Fellow Grads 2023!
Drs. Lauren Ring, Michelle Pengshung, Neha Deval. Eric Luitweiler, and Karen de Wolski [not pictured: Transplant Fellow, Dr. Danyi Zheng and Peckham Fellow, Dr. Amol Patel]
Dr. Lauren Haggerty, Nephrology Chief Fellow 2023-24
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Lauren Haggerty has accepted the position of Nephrology Chief Fellow for the academic year (2023 - 2024)! She was elected to the position by her fellow colleagues. Congratulations!
Fellows Welcome Party 2022
Summer fun at Dr. Mehrotra's home! Our annual Fellows Welcome Party took place on a beautiful Seattle day. We are geared up for the new academic year, with great things on the horizon.
2022 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellows
Award recipients, Drs. Ben Lidgard and Michael Granda.
The Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Program supports nephrology fellows who will advance the understanding of kidney biology and disease.
Dr. Lauren Ring, Nephrology Chief Fellow 2022-23
We are pleased to announce that Lauren Ring has accepted the position of Nephrology Chief Fellow for the upcoming academic year (2022-23). She was elected to the position by her fellow colleagues. Congratulations!
2022-23 Incoming Fellows
Welcome to the incoming cohort of nephrology fellows! We are excited to have you join our team.
Dr. Michelle Pengshung research in CJASN
Dr. Michelle Pengshung is lead author of "Arterial Stiffness is Independently Associated with Acute Kidney Injury in SPRINT" in CJASN, Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology.
Dr. Jasleen Ghuman research in the Journal of Cardiac Failure
Dr. Jasleen Ghuman is lead author of “Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 and Exercise Capacity in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction” in the Journal of Cardiac Failure.
Dr. Christine Limonte Awarded 2021-22 American Kidney Fund Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellow
The award, funded with generous support from Akebia Therapeutics, will begin on July 1, 2021. Congratulations! Your selection is a tribute to you, your mentorship team and your institution.
Dr. Simon Hsu - 2019 UWHA Grant Award Winner
Research paper "Impaired Vitamin D Catabolism as a Therapeutic Target in Chronic Kidney Disease"
2023 Fellow Graduation
Congrats to our outstanding Nephrology graduates, Dr. Eric Luitweiler, Dr. Karen de Wolski, Dr. Lauren Ring, Dr. Michelle Pengshung, Dr. Neha Deval, Transplant Fellow Dr. Danyi Zheng, and Peckham Home Dialysis Fellow, Dr. Amol Patel.
2022 Fellow Graduation
Congratulations to Transplant Nephrology Fellow Dr. Ben Boonpheng, and Nephrology Fellows Drs. Jasleen Ghuman, Alex Hawkins, Laura Mayeda, Amol Patel, and Frances Tian.
Congrats 2021 Graduates
Congratulations to our graduating fellows, Drs. Rasha Alawieh, Paris Barkan, Sandra Carias Zuniga, Mike Granda, Ben Lidgard, Roddy MacDonald, and Ryan Wong.
Fellowship Retreat 2021
Our annual retreats give fellows and core faculty the opportunity for fun and informal teambuilding and educational experiences. While retreats usually take place in person, this year's retreat was held virtually.
Nephrology Graduation Through the Years
Take a look at our fellow graduating classes from the recent past.