Rajit K. Basu, MD, MS

Research Interests

  • Acute Kidney Injury Among Critically Ill and Injured Children

Biography

  • Division Head, Critical Care Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Posy and John Krehbiel Professorship in Critical Care Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Education and Background

  • Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies 2015
  • Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago 2006-2009
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago 2003-2006
  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine 2003

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