Mark Perazella to Be Given Robert G. Narins Award for Contributions in Education

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Mark A. Perazella, MD, FASN

Citation: Kidney News 14, 10/11

Mark A. Perazella, MD, FASN, will receive the Robert G. Narins Award for his many efforts in the education and training of the next generation of nephrologists on Saturday, November 5.

Dr. Perazella is professor of medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and a nephrologist at the West Haven VA Medical Center in West Haven, CT.

His academic career has centered on his role as a clinician and educator. He completed a 12-year term as director of the Yale Nephrology Fellowship Training Program. He is currently director of the Acute Dialysis Program at Yale New Haven Hospital and medical director of the Yale Physician Associate Program and Yale Online Physician Assistant Program.

Dr. Perazella co-chaired the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings in 2019 and chaired its 2020 virtual Spring Clinical Meetings. He is former education co-director for the ASN Board Review Course. He served a 6-year term as a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology Subspecialty Board and Exam Writing Committee. He also served on the ASN Continuing Professional Development and Post-Graduate Education Committees and chaired the ASN Onco-Nephrology Forum Group. He served on the ASN Training Program Directors Executive Committee and NKF Education Committee. He is a committee member for ASN Kidney Week for 2022 and will be a co-chair for ASN Kidney Week in 2023.

Dr. Perazella is active in editorial work. He is deputy editor of Kidney360, co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Onco-Nephrology, and section editor for acute kidney injury for Clinical Nephrology. He also serves on the editorial boards of CJASN, The American Journal of Medicine, and American Journal of Kidney Diseases. He was an assistant editor for Seminars in Dialysis and associate editor of CJASN.

He has published more than 320 articles, written numerous book chapters, and co-edited five textbooks, including Nephrology in 30 Days, Primer on Kidney Diseases, Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Nephrology & Hypertension, Onco-Nephrology, and Tubulointerstitial Nephritis. His clinical areas of interest are drug-induced kidney disease, onco-nephrology, HIV-related kidney disease, and complications of hemodialysis.

Dr. Perazella obtained his medical degree at New York Medical College. He did his residency at the Yale Primary Care Residency Program and fellowship at Yale University/Yale New Haven Hospital.