The New York Society of Nephrology

about NYSN

New York Society of Nephrology

The mission of the continuing medical education program of the New York Society of Nephrology is to bring experts in the field of Nephrology to the New York metropolitan area to participate in lecture programs which educate the membership about new aspects of the clinical practice of Nephrology and disseminate new information about basic science and clinical research in the field of Nephrology.

Membership in NYSN is open to all Nephrologists in the NY metropolitan area.  Lecture programs are attended by members of the Society and Nephrology fellows from the NY metropolitan area (including Westchester, New Jersey, and Long Island).

NYSN Officers

Judith Benstein, MD


Hitesh H. Shah, MD

Vice President

Samira Farouk, MD


Syed Ali Husain, MD

Program Chair

Lectures and Schedule

2021 – 2022 Virtual Lecture Series

7– 8 PM ET

December 8th

Crystal Gadegbeku, MD Cleveland Clinic


January 12th

Liz Lightstone, MBBS, PhD Imperial College London


February 9th

Anna Greka, MD, PhD Harvard Medical School


March 9th

Rulan Parekh MD, MS Women's College Hospital


April 13th

Roslyn Mannon, MD University of Nebraska



September 10, 2021: Boot Camp for 1st Year Fellows

February 24, 2022: New York Fellows’ JEOPARDY! Night

May 18, 2022: New York Fellows’ Research Night

Fellow's Night

Fellows' Night 2022 Awards

1st place: George Vasquez Rios – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
2nd place: Shab E Gul Rahim – Weill Cornell Medicine
3rd place: Sanjana Kapoor – Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore
Dr. Alison Norris Award: Michel Terzibachi –
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore


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The New York Society of Nephrology is affiliated with numerous academic centers across the New York area to facilitate clinical care and academic research among physicians.

In addition, we are able to provide educational opportunities to our fellows in training. NYSN is also proud of its tradition to recognize the research activities of the Nephrology fellows in the area.

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