John Kellum MD

John Kellum MD is the Associate Director of Acute Illness at IPM. He is a Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Vice Chair for Research, Director of the Center for Critical Care Nephrology and Director of the Center for Assistance in Research using eRecord (CARe). Dr. Kellum is a clinician scientist whose research interests span various aspects of Critical Care Medicine, but center in critical care nephrology (including acid-base, and renal replacement therapy), sepsis and multi-organ failure (including blood purification), and clinical epidemiology. His research has received continuous funding from the National Institutes of Health since 2001 and he has active funding from multiple different NIH Institutes. Dr Kellum has authored more than 300 publications and has also edited several major textbooks including Critical Care Nephrology 2nd Edition (WB Saunders), and Stewart’s Textbook of Acid-Base, 2nd Edition ( Dr. Kellum has been involved in the development of several clinical practice guidelines. He is a founding member and past president of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative ( and is co-chair of the Kidney Diseases Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) clinical practice guideline on acute kidney injury ( Finally, he is a leader in electronic research especially in critical illness and is the Director of CARe (Center for Assistance in Research using the eRecord) at the University of Pittsburgh (