Jay B. Wish

Jay B. Wish, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine


Jay B. Wish, MD is Medical Director of the Out-Patient Dialysis Unit at Indiana University Hospital and Professor of Clinical Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN.  He is past president of the National Forum of ESRD Networks and was the lead nephrology consultant to the Fistula First Breakthrough Initiative 2009-2012.  He served on the Board of Directors of the Renal Physicians Association and the American Association of Kidney Patients and was the recipient of the latter’s Visionary Award in 2005.  Dr. Wish is Vice Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board for Nephrology News & Issues and was on the editorial board of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2012-2016.  He has had numerous articles, editorials, reviews, and book chapters published, particularly in the areas of ESRD quality oversight/improvement, accountability, anemia management and vascular access.


(317) 948-0728 

University Hospital, Suite 6100 550 University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5250


Titles & Appointments

  • Medical Director, Out-Patient Dialysis Unit, University Hospital