Dr. Charmaine Emelife is a senior partner with SouthEast Kidney Associates. She has a master’s degree in Health Administration from the Milken’s Institute of Public Health, George Washington University and is an active member on the board of her CIN/ACO. She is a fellow of the American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Emelife earned her MBBS at the University of Nigeria, College of Medicine, She received training in Internal Medicine at John Stroger Cook County Hospital, Chicago and a fellowship in Nephrology at Loyola University Hospital and the Hines VA hospital in Maywood Illinois. She has practiced nephrology for 24 years now.