The Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension strives to provide state-of-the-art patient care, innovative teaching, and cutting-edge research. These efforts are fostered by a dedicated and talented faculty of physicians and scientists, a vital and progressive academic community, superb multidisciplinary research opportunities, and a rich clinical environment with a tradition of excellence in patient care. We recently completed a strategic planning process, which calls for continued focused growth in research, clinical training, and clinical practice.