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  • Online Communities Pass Success Benchmarks
    ASN Communities offers interest based communities for members who are looking for focused discussion on important topics. Several communities have passed all benchmarks and have been extended for another year.
    Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:04:00 -0500
  • Accepting Applications: ASN Public Policy Internship Program
    The ASN Policy and Advocacy Committee is seeking a fellow and junior faculty member, who have strong interests in and commitment to policy writing, analysis, and engagement, to join the committee, participate in monthly calls, and attend in-person advocacy events in Washington, DC.
    Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:24:00 -0500
  • Kidney Week 2016 Abstracts Now Available
    The Kidney Week 2016 abstracts are now available online. View abstracts, download to your mobile device, and build your custom itinerary with the Program Builder or download the Abstract Supplement PDF.
    Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0500
  • Kidney Self-Assessment Program (KSAP) Volume 2 Module 2 Now Available
    KSAP reviews the essentials of nephrology for fellows preparing for initial certification, practicing nephrologists preparing for recertification, and practitioners who want to refresh their understanding of the core elements of nephrology.
    Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:39:00 -0500
  • ASN Partners with US Government to Prevent Dialysis Infections
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has partnered with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to protect dialysis patients from developing infections, the second leading cause of death in this patient population. The 3-year, $2.2 million dollar effort is aimed at engaging the kidney community, health departments, nephrologists, and other stakeholders to implement best practices to safeguard against infection in dialysis patients.
    Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:00 -0500
  • Board Review Course & Update 2016 Online Now Available
    Board Review Course & Update 2016 Online is now available in the ASN Learning Center. Featuring over 60 hours of content from the live course held in August, this distance learning product is a great way to prepare for the upcoming boards.
    Tue, 6 Sep 2016 12:03:00 -0500
  • Kidney Self-Assessment Program (KSAP) Volume 2 Module 1 Now Available
    KSAP reviews the essentials of nephrology for fellows preparing for initial certification, practicing nephrologists preparing for recertification, and practitioners who want to refresh their understanding of the core elements of nephrology.
    Tue, 2 Aug 2016 11:47:00 -0500
  • Registration and Housing Now Open for Kidney Week
    Registration and housing are now open for Kidney Week 2016, the world's premier nephrology meeting. Join ASN and more than 13,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe at Kidney Week 2016 in Chicago, IL.
    Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0500
  • ASN and KHI Attend White House Organ Summit
    On June 13, ASN and its public-private partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration-the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI)-participated in a White House summit focused on addressing the organ shortage crisis.
    Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0500
  • ASN, ERA-EDTA, and ISN Declaration of Collaboration
    Today three major nephrology societies - the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA), and the InternationalSociety of Nephrology (ISN) - signed a declaration of collaboration.
    Wed, 1 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0500
  • ASN Innovations in Kidney Education Contest Finalists
    The American Society of Nephrology proudly announces the finalists of the second Innovations in Kidney Education Contest.
    Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:45:00 -0500
  • Prepare for the Boards
    Board Review Course & Update helps you prepare for certification or recertification in nephrology with Lectures, interactive case discussions, and panel Q&A sessions.
    Wed, 17 Feb 2016 10:10:00 -0500
  • Celebrating 50 Years of Advances in Kidney Care
    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), a time to reflect on the the evolution of nephrology and the role ASN has played. ASN was founded in 1966 on the vision that together, nephrology professionals can improve the lives of the millions of individuals worldwide affected by kidney diseases. Beginning with a group of 18 physicians, ASN has expanded to include nearly 16,000 nephrologists and other kidney health professionals in more than 110 countries.
    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:16:00 -0500
  • Kidney Week On-Demand is Now Available
    Kidney Week On-Demand is now available and provides online access to nearly 200 hours of educational content presented during Kidney Week 2015, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science symposia, clinical nephrology conferences, special sessions, and select early programs.
    Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:23:00 -0500