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Message from the Division Chief: Dr. Monnie Wasse

Dear colleagues,

Dr. Monnie Wasse

Welcome to the Division of Nephrology of RUSH University Medical Center. As Division Chief, I am honored to share with you about our remarkable team dedicated to advancing kidney health through innovative research, exceptional clinical care, and comprehensive education.

Our division is committed to excellence in every aspect of nephrology. Our emphasis on personalized medicine ensures that each patient receives care tailored to them, enhancing treatment efficacy and outcomes.

Our faculty have been at the forefront of groundbreaking studies, securing numerous grants and publishing in prestigious journals. Our research spans a broad spectrum, from understanding the molecular mechanisms of kidney diseases to pioneering novel therapeutic approaches aimed at halting and reversing disease progression.

Education is a core pillar of our division. We are dedicated to training the next generation of nephrologists through our robust fellowship program, which offers diverse clinical experiences and research opportunities. Our faculty are not only leaders in their fields, but also passionate mentors committed to fostering the intellectual and professional growth of our trainees.

Interdisciplinary collaboration is essential to our success. By working closely with other specialties, we adopt a holistic approach to managing kidney disease, recognizing that the best patient outcomes are achieved through integrated care. Our collaborative efforts extend beyond our institution, involving partnerships with leading research centers and healthcare organizations globally.

I encourage you to explore our website to learn more about our division. We are eager to share our knowledge and collaborate with fellow academic faculty and healthcare professionals dedicated to improving kidney health.

Thank you for your interest in learning about the Division of Nephrology. Together, we can make significant advancements in the fight against kidney disease and improve the quality of life for patients worldwide.

Warm regards,

Haimanot (Monnie) Wasse, MD, MPH

Interim Chairperson

Chief, Division of Nephrology

The Muehrcke Family Professor of Nephrology

Department of Internal Medicine

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