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- ASN Supports All-In Policy for Nephrology Match
Participation in the Nephrology Match by fellowship applicants has declined significantly since 2010, yet the number of training opportunities has increased during the same time period. Match participation fell to an all-time low in December 2014. Although the number of Nephrology fellowship programs increased from 127 in 2000 to a high of 147 in 2013, and the number of fellows in their first or second year of training jumped from 626 to 930 in the same time period, the number of applicants participating in the Match has declined from a high of 576 in 2010 to 254 in the December 2014 Match for the 2015 appointment year.
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:52:00 -0500
- 2015 ASN Innovations in Kidney Education Contest Finalists Announced
The American Society of Nephrology proudly announces the finalists of the first Innovations in Kidney Education Contest. Medical students, graduate students, post-doctoral trainees, nephrologists and PhD faculty provided exciting and creative submissions. The finalists represents the best of these innovative approaches to teaching about kidney health and disease.
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:52:00 -0500
- ASN Council Nomination Deadline
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) seeks nominations for the annual election of the ASN Council, the society's governing board. Qualified candidates should have the vision, experience, and expertise to guide the society in leading the fight against kidney disease. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, April 24, at 4:00 p.m. EDT.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:55:00 -0500
- Submit Your Abstract for Kidney Week 2015
ASN is now accepting abstracts for Kidney Week 2015, the world's premier nephrology meeting, to be held November 3-8 in San Diego, CA. The deadline to submit an abstract is Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 2:00 p.m. EDT.
Wed, 8 Apr 2015 11:19:00 -0500
- ASN Nephrology Match Task Force
For the past five years a decreasing number of medical residents have chosen to train in nephrology. In January of 2015 the American Society of Nephrology launched the ASN Nephrology Match Task Force and asked the task force members to assess the future viability of the Match, identify ways to ensure the integrity of the Match, and attempt to clarify the ideal number of offered fellowship positions.
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:05:00 -0500
- Kidney Self-Assessment Program (KSAP)
ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim speaks with Dr. Ray Harris and Dr. Matthew Sparks of the ASN Nephrology Match Task Force about the group's recommendations and the new all-in policy.
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:01:00 -0500
- Kidney Self-Assessment Program (KSAP)
KSAP is an online self-assessment program that offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Part 2 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and is available for purchase.
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:01:00 -0500
- Prepare for the Boards
Registration is now open for Board Review Course & Update, which focuses on key information needed to prepare for the ABIM Nephrology Board Certification and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Examinations.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:07:00 -0500
- ASN Awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for six years as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:54:00 -0500
- Nephrology Fellow Survey Report
The second ASN nephrology workforce report-Findings from the 2014 Survey of Nephrology Fellows-provides a detailed portrait of current fellows and their perceptions of the job market and nephrology careers.
Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:30:00 -0500
- Kidney Week On-Demand
Kidney Week On-Demand is now available and provides online access to nearly 300 hours of educational content presented during Kidney Week 2014, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science symposia, clinical nephrology conferences, special sessions, and select early programs.
Fri, 2 Jan 2015 11:44:00 -0500
- NephSAP Print On-Demand
Print On-Demand allows users to purchase printed copies of select NephSAP issues and is an easy and convenient way to obtain a la carte offline study materials.
Thu, 1 Jan 2015 11:03:00 -0500
- Registration for ASN Highlights 2015 Now Open
"ASN Highlights: Translating Kidney Week into Clinical Practice" is the perfect complement to Kidney Week with a clinical focus. The new format is designed to help you incorporate the best of Kidney Week into your patient care.This year's meetings will be held in Chicago, IL, Houston, TX and Orlando, FL.
Thu, 1 Jan 2015 11:01:00 -0500