In the News

  • Faculty Spotlight

    Raj Mehrotra MD
  • The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has named Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, FASN, as Editor-in-Chief of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), effective January 1, 2017. He will serve a six-year term. Additional information can be found online.
  • Dr. Mehrotra is also an active member of ASN and has previously served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) and the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) in addition to having served as Chairman of the Dialysis Advisory Group. He also is a member of the ASN Public Policy Board, Grants Committee, and the Quality Metrics Task Force.


  • Online Conference Calendar

    April 29th

  • Effects of Vitamin D2¬†Supplementation on Vitamin D3¬†Metabolites in Patients with and without Chronic Kidney Disease
    Zona Batacchi, MBBS
  • Updates on Hypertension Management
    Arthur Anderson, MD
  • Identification of Molecular Target in Glomerular Disease Across Disciplines and Continents
    Mathias Kretzler, MD
    Visiting Professor
    University of Michigan
  • May 6th

  • Engineered Microvessels to Study Renal Injury and Regeneration
    Ryan Nagao, PhD
  • Kidney Disease in End Stage Liver Disease Patients and Transplantation
    Iris De Castro, MD
  • Biopsy Conference
  • May 13th

  • Faculty Meeting
    No Renal Grand Rounds
  • May 20th

  • QI Presentations
    Nephrology Fellows
  • May 27th

  • TBD
    Jodi Smith, MD
  • Desensitization in Renal Transplant Patients
    Arjun Sharma, MD
  • Depression among Dialysis Patients: Public Policy Premature for the Level of Evidence?
    Raj Mehrotra, MD


stuart shankland md

Stuart Shankland, MD, MBA
Belding H. Scribner Endowed Chair of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Head, Division of Nephrology

Nephrology is the branch of internal medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney disease. The Division of Nephrology at the University of Washington is dedicated to providing excellent medical care for patients with hypertension, diabetic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, acute and chronic renal failure, and for kidney transplantation through research and education. Our distinguished faculty are recognized leaders in the advancement of quality patient care as emerging science leads improvements in diagnostics and outcome of treatment. We have consistently been international leaders in cutting edge research, bringing innovations from the laboratory bench to the patient's bedside. We are committed to training young doctors, and offer fellowship training programs in general nephrology, transplant nephrology and dialysis. We currently hold a National Institutes of Health Training Grant (T32) to provide exceptional training for graduates interested in a research career. We value partnership and collaboration, working side-by-side with outstanding facilities such as the Kidney Research Institute, the Northwest Kidney Centers, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and the Fred Hutchinson Research Center. Please explore our website and get to know us better.

Make a gift