Stephen Z. Fadem, MD, FACP, FASN - Chair
Dr. Fadem is a champion for Chronic Kidney Disease education. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Nephrology. He attended Tulane University and graduated the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine. He completed his Internship and Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center – MD Anderson and Hermann Hospitals, and his Renal Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. He was one of the first doctors to discover the value of the Internet for patient education, and is the founder of several websites dedicated to public service and the dissemination of clinical information including The Nephron Information Center, Wikikidney and dialysisunits.com. He has participated heavily in the development and the revision of the AAKP Patient Plan. Dr. Fadem is the recipient of the National Kidney Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award, the AAKP Visionary Award and the AAKP Peter Lundin Award. He serves as co-editor of aakpRENALIFE. Dr Fadem is listed in America’s Top Doctors.