About Us


Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University has been an internationally recognized teaching and research institution for over 100 years. The teaching hospitals in London are rated among the top academic health centres in Canada. The University has a rich tradition of research and innovation.

The mission of the Department of Medicine and Division of Nephrology at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University is to provide excellence in the art and science of medicine and healing at the patient's bedside, in clinics, in classrooms, research laboratories and the community. The evidence of our success is reflected in patient and community evaluations of our care, student reports on our teaching, and the quality and quantity of our research output and support.

We pride our Nephrology Program as being the most complete program in the country. We provide training in every aspect of Nephrology including Hemodialysis (including short daily and daily nocturnal dialysis), peritoneal dialysis, transplantation, plasmapheresis, ICU Nephrology (including continuous venovenous hemodialfiltration), and interventional nephrology (including tunneled permanent dialysis catheter placements, temporary dialysis catheter placements, as well as transplant and native kidney biopsies). We take pride in training both Community and Academic Nephrologists.