Kidney Health Initiative (KHI)



The Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) hosted a open webinar for patients and their care partners in April 2015. The webinar on patient preferences was recorded and placed below for your viewing.



KHI Workshop

KHI held an open workshop in August 2015 for patients and care partners to share their ideas with the FDA, scientists, doctors, nurses and technicians. More information on the workshop, including the the program and recorded presentations can be viewed here.

Useful FDA Links

  1. FDA: What We Do
  2. Clinical Trials: What Patients Need to Know
  3. Learn About Drug and Device Approval

Kidney Health Initiative

The webinar listed above was organized by the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI). The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established KHI in 2012. KHI includes over 75 member organizations and companies that represent all major stakeholders in the field of kidney disease: patient and health professional organizations, pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers, dialysis providers, research institutions, and federal agencies.

KHI facilitates the kidney community’s collaboration to enhance patient safety and foster innovation of drugs, devices, biologics, and food products.