Bruce A. Molitoris


What are your areas of expertise in nephrology?

Ernest M. Wright


Acclaimed investigator Ernest M. Wright, PhD, DSc, will receive the Homer W. Smith Award and deliver an address during Kidney Week. Dr. Wright will speak on “Renal Glucose Transport from Man to Molecule.”

A new review reports the use of bundled payments resulted in reduced health expenditures and small, but inconsistent, effects on patient care measures. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) study did not evaluate the Medicare ESRD Prospective Payment System (PPS) and largely examined non-nephrology care.

Are quality improvement interventions effective at reducing disparities in health care? It’s not clear, according to a recent literature review by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

For nearly 50 years, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has supported the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM’s) efforts to certify nephrologists.