KidneySchool: It Might Just Save Your Life!

Kidney School - Kidney Talk

Kidney School - Dori SchatellDori Schatell, Executive Director of the Medical Education Institute, visits KidneyTalk to talk with Lori and Stephen about the Institute’s Kidney School. No, it doesn’t have a football team, and no cheerleaders (Stephen was so disappointed), but this online educational program for people with kidney disease consisting of 16 interactive modules of about 20 minutes each will tell you something that makes a difference in your life!

You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.

With your Hosts…

Stephen Furst Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.


Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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