Janani Rangaswami, MD, FACP, FCRS, FAHA

Janani Rangaswami is a professor of medicine at the George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine. She is the Chief of Nephrology at the Washington DC VA Medical Center. She completed her residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia and a fellowship in Nephrology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, NY. She is the Chair for the Kidney Council of the American Heart Association, and led the AHA Scientific Statements on Cardio-Renal Syndrome (2019) and the Cardiorenal Benefits with the Newer Antidiabetic Agents in Kidney Disease (2020). She has authored several publications in cardiorenal medicine, and is the lead editor of two textbooks in this field: Textbook of Cardio-nephrology and the Textbook of Kidney Disease in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. She has won several awards for teaching and leadership in her career, and also helped establish the Philadelphia Agreement on Gender Equality in Internal Medicine, which is a regional consortium to ensure gender equity in Internal Medicine training. She is a regular speaker at societal meetings in cardiology, endocrinology, and nephrology, and has presented her work in many national and international avenues.