NephSim is a mobile-friendly teaching tool website designed for anyone who wants to learn or teach nephrology! It can be used to learn or teach how to establish a differential diagnosis, understand pathophysiology, and review urinalysis, ultrasound, kidney pathology, vascular access, kidney transplantation, acid-base physiology, electrolyte disturbances, and more
Meet Our Team
Co-Founder & Social Media Director
Samira Farouk, MD (@ssfarouk) is currently an academic transplant nephrologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). She completed her internal medicine residency, nephrology and transplant fellowship at ISSMS and served as chief fellow.
Rachel Hilburg, MD (@RachelHilburg) is currently a nephrology fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her internal medicine residency and chief residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Special thanks to:
Arkana Laboratories (@arkanalabs), with the highest concentration of nephropathologists in the world, and a strong commitment to research, education, and innovation, for high-quality pathology images.
Aisha Shaikh, MD (@aishaikh) for guidance and assistance with vascular access cases. She is currently the Chief of Nephrology at the James J. Peters Veterans Affair Medical Center in New York and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Thank you to our contributors for providing images and assistance with cases: