Steinman honored by Kidney Foundation
The New England chapter of the National Kidney Foundation celebrated its 60th year by honoring nephrologist Ted Steinman, MD,for his work and dedication to kidney disease. He has provided national leadership in advancing the understanding of how to care for patients with polycystic kidney diseases, and, more recently, has helped develop strategies to improve the outcomes for end-stage renal disease patients.
"The event touched me deeply because I was surrounded by those who mean so much to me, from every aspect of my professional and personal life," Steinman said. "To share an evening of joy with everyone was a special moment in my life. When I heard the wonderful words said about me, it was an affirmation that maybe I did contribute to the well being of patients, helped mold those individuals who trained in our Renal Division over the past 39 years and provided an educational stimulus across Boston. The words of Dr. Joseph Murray, Nobel Laureate from Brigham and Women's Hospital, ring true, 'Service to others is the rent we pay for living on this earth.'"