Division of Nephrology

Dr. Vaughn Folkert to be Honored at Doctors' Recognition Day

Dr. Vaughn Folkert Nephrology Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY
Vaughn W. Folkert, MD

March 22, 2015 - BRONX, NY - The Bronx County Medical Society and the Program Organizing Committee for Doctors’ Recognition Day are pleased to announce that Dr. Vaughn Folkert is the recipient of the 2015 "Peer to Peer" Excellence in Medicine Recognition Award. This award is given to physicians who have enriched the lives of their patients through exemplary care and dedication.

Dr. Folkert is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Interim Chief of the Division of Nephrology. In 1994, he was appointed Director of the Baumritter Kidney Center, a role he still holds and from which he has taken the Department through significant growth as well as a series of highly successful reviews by the state Department of Health. He has served as the Fellowship Director in Nephrology since 1998, and is a very highly regarded teacher. He is recognized on the national scene as an expert in the field of anemia in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and has published on the role of iron therapy for these patients. He has held leadership roles nationally in several clinical trials in this area.

The award will be presented at the 12th Annual Doctors’ Recognition Day Symposium & Physicians Expo to be held Hutchinson Metro Center Conference Center & Metro Cafe, Wednesday, March 25th.

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Michael RossMichael Ross, MD (bio)
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
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Email: michael.ross@einstein.yu.edu 

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