Aaron Friedman, MD, Receives ASPN Founder’s Award

Congratulations to Aaron Friedman, MD, who has been selected to receive the 2015 American Society of Pediatric Nephrology’s Founder’s Award. Since 1996, the ASPN has used the Founder’s Award to recognize individuals who have made a unique and lasting contribution to the field of pediatric nephrology and have contributed significantly to the ASPN by promoting its activities to assure a continuing role for its members in science as well as in specialized health care for children with kidney disease. Dr Friedman completed his internship and residency in pediatrics and his pediatric nephrology at the University of Wisconsin, then joined the Department as a faculty member for 23 years, the last 10 as Chair of Pediatrics, before moving on to Brown University. His last position before retiring in January 2014 was Dean of the Medical School at the University of Minnesota.