ASN's Mission

To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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About ASN

Richard H. Sterns, MD, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Richard H. Sterns, MD, is a Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He served for 20 years as Chief of Medicine at Rochester General Hospital, an affiliated teaching hospital for the university, and for four years as the Internal Medicine Residency Program Director for the hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, before pursuing a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of several papers and book chapters on disorders of water balance and is the section editor for fluids and electrolytes for UpToDate.