ASN's Mission

ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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About ASN

Michelle A. Josephson, MD, FASN, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Michelle A. Josephson, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Chicago. She is the Medical Director of the University of Chicago Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program as well as the Program Director of the transplant nephrology fellowship.

Dr. Josephson completed both her undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She completed her residency in internal medicine and a clinical and research nephrology fellowship at the University of Chicago. Dr. Josephson is an active member of ASN, having served as the last Chair of the Transplant Advisory Group and as a founding member of the Kidney Transplantation Community.

Dr. Josephson serves on the American Society of Transplantation (AST) Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Training Accreditation Program, LLC Board of Managers that oversees AST-accredited transplant nephrology training programs. From 2007-2010, she served as a Councilor-at-Large on the AST Board of Directors. She serves on the Editorial Board of CJASN and is an Associate Editor for Transplantation. Dr. Josephson has authored over 90 articles and 5 book chapters and has given over 100 invited lectures nationally and internationally. She has particular interest in the live kidney donor, post-transplant bone disease, BK virus, and pregnancy in the transplant recipient. She is deeply committed to education in the realm of kidney transplantation.