Jay B. Wish, MD,FACP

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Medical Director, Out-Patient Dialysis Unit, Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Dr. Jay B. Wish is Professor of Clinical Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis and Medical Director of the outpatient dialysis unit at IU Health University Hospital. Dr. Wish received his medical degree from Tufts University in Massachusetts. His postgraduate training included a residency in internal medicine, clinical and research fellowships in nephrology, and a chief medical residency at Tufts-New England Medical Center. Dr. Wish is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, holds subspecialty certification in nephrology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is past officer of the Renal Physicians Association and past president of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Networks 9 and 10 and the National Forum of ESRD Networks. He served on the board of trustees of the American Association of Kidney Patients and was the recipient of their 2005 Visionary Award. He has been a member of many expert panels sponsored by Medicare to develop quality measures for the ESRD program. Dr. Wish has given numerous national and international presentations on clinical standards and quality initiatives in the field of nephrology and has published more than 80 original articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. His major research interests include anemia management and the impact of quality improvement programs on outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease.