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Alan S Kliger, MD

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Alan S Kliger, MD



Dr. Kliger is Clinical Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine. He served as Sr. VP Medical Affairs for Yale New Haven Health System, and was its Chief Quality Officer. He also served the Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven as Chairman of the Department of Medicine, and later its Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Kliger currently serves as the Chair of the American Society of Nephrology's Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety Workgroup, and as co-chair of its COVID-19 Response Team. Dr. Kliger has co-authored more than 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals, with particular interest in dialysis, quality measurement, quality improvement and patient safety.

Education & Training

  • MD
    SUNY Upstate Med Center (1970)
  • BS
    City College of New York (1966)

Professional Service

NIH / NIDDK Steering Committee for Consortium: Hemodialysis Novel Therapies (HDNT)Chair2014 - Present

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