N. Kevin Krane, MD, FASN, FACP, is professor of medicine and Vice Dean for Academic Affairs at Tulane University School of Medicine. A graduate of Michigan State University, he completed medical school at Tulane, and a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Henry Ford Hospital where he also completed his fellowship in nephrology and hypertension.
His major academic interest has been renal disease in pregnancy, but his career has been dedicated to improving teaching and learning in medical education.
He is a past-chair of the SGEA and has served on Boards of the International Association of Medical Science Educators and the TBL Collaborative. He has been invited to provide many faculty development workshops both nationally and internationally, including working with the National University of Medicine in Rwanda.
Dr. Krane has received student and peer teaching awards at every level including the Tulane Teaching Scholar Award, the Tulane University President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the SGEA’s Career Educator Award and the AAMC’s Merrell Flair Award for his contributions to medical education. Currently, Dr. Krane continues to be actively involved in curriculum reform, patient safety activities, and faculty development.