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Pediatrics-Nephrology/Inulin Lab



Faculty position, Clinician Educator, Department of Pediatric Nephrology

The Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a pediatric nephrologist to join our growing and diverse academic faculty of 8 members. This junior faculty position primarily encompasses clinical care and trainee education, with a focus on developing clinical programs in 2 outreach facilities and enhancing our educational offerings in simulation training. Some prior faculty level experience and experience with all types of pheresis procedures is highly desirable.

The division has a thriving clinical program with a wide range of pathology and provides acute and chronic dialysis services, all types of pheresis services (plasma exchange, photopheresis, red cell reduction, stem cell collections) and pre- and post-transplant care. Our school, department and division all have a long-standing track record of outstanding basic and clinical research. We are recognized for outstanding teaching to our sizeable pediatric residency program and have a long-standing ACGME approved Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship program. The division has consistently been listed in the US News and World Report top Pediatric Nephrology programs. Faculty members practice at the attached St Louis Children’s Hospital (ranked in all 10 specialties in 2016 US News and World Report), which is a part of the very large 13-hospital Barnes-Jewish Care health care system. The Wash U Medical Center campus is located next to the 1371-acre Forest Park, one of the largest public parks in the country.

The greater St Louis area offers many hidden gems, including world class (and free) museums, numerous theaters, 3 professional sports teams, and plentiful outdoor activities. St Louis has its own hallmark cuisine. Cost of living is very affordable. 


Eligible for Missouri and Illinois licensure

Please contact Dr. Dharnidharka with any questions related to this posting.

Vikas Dharnidharka, MD





An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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