Join the Department of Internal Medicine as it celebrates the contributions of Sumanta Mitra, MD, a founding member of Central Illinois Kidney and Dialysis and Associates (CIKD) and the former chief of the Division of Nephrology at SIU School of Medicine, with the Sumanta Mitra, MD, Internal Medicine Memorial Lectureship.

World-renowned nephrology expert Joseph A. Vassalotti, MD, will present “An Approach to CKD in 2023 Using Kidney and Cardiovascular Protective Interventions.” Vassalotti is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Chief Medical Officer of the National Kidney Foundation.

Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Please RSVP to Jada Lutzke by calling 217.545.2596 or emailing

This is a complimentary event.