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Department of Medicine

 Division of Renal-Electrolyte

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photo Hoda Kaldas, MD

Assistant Profressor Of Medicine

Email: kaldash@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-7157

Contact
Office: A915 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
 
Phone: 412-647-7157
Fax: 412-647-6222
E-mail: kaldash@upmc.edu
Education and Training
Education
MD, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, 1996
Master of Science In Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
Training
Nephrology Fellowship, UPMC, 2007
Internal Medicine Residency, UPMC, 2003
Research Interest
Dr. Kaldas’ research focuses on medical education, quality improvement and patient safety. She developed an online module to teach electrolyte disorders using virtual patient simulation. For quality improvement projects, she is working on an initiative for safer discharge of high risk patients with AKI to ensure adequate follow up. She is collaborating with Dr. Kellum’s group to develop an app for patients with kidney disease. She is collaborating with the rheumatology group to ensure adequate immunization occurs in high risk patients with CKD.
Educational Interest
Dr. Hoda Kaldas in the clinician educator tract. She is the renal Subspecialty Educationa Coordinator for the Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program. Her Current focus is on quality improvement and Online teaching.
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
John Brukart, Beth Piraino, Hoda kaldas, Ji-Yang Sophie Lee, Filitsa Bender, Raymond T.Krediet, Elizabeth W. Boeschoten, Friedo W.Dekker, Edward Vonesh; Salim Mujais; Fredric O Finkelstein; Diane Wuerth; Susan H.Finkelstein; Wai Kei Lo. Why is the evidence Favoring Hemodialysis over Peritoneal dialysis misleading?. Seminars in Dialysis. 2007; 20: 200-204.