About the Author
Paul L Kimmel, MD, MACP was educated at Canarsie High School in Brooklyn, NY, Yale College and the New York University Schoolof Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and Nephrology fellowship at theHospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania and the George WashingtonUniversity. From 2001 to 2006, Dr. Kimmel served as Professor and Director of the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at GeorgeWashington University. From 2006 to 2008, he was the Director of Education of the American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Kimmel currentlyis Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University in Washington DC. His interests include sleep disorders in patients withkidney disease, zinc metabolism in renal diseases, HIV-associated kidney diseases, psychosocial adaptation to chronic renal disease, theclinical genetics of common kidney disease, and the interrelationships between acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Mark E. Rosenberg, MD attended medical school at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada and did his internal medicineresidency and nephrology fellowship at the University of Minnesota. He served as Director of the Division of Renal Diseases andHypertension at the university from 2000 to 2009. From 2009 to 2012, he was the Chief of Medicine and Director of the Primary andSpecialty Medicine Service Line at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Dr. Rosenberg currently serves as Vice Dean for Educationand Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. In this position, he is responsible for the continuum of medicaleducation including admissions, the four years of medical school, graduate medical education, and continuing medical education. Heserved as Chair of the Postgraduate Education Committee and Education Director for Kidney Week for six years before being electedin 2013 to the Council of the American Society of Nephrology. His interests include pathophysiology and progression of chronic kidneydisease, kidney regeneration following acute injury, models of care delivery including telehealth, and workforce issues in nephrology.