Society News: 2015 Archives
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- Apply Now: ASN Public Policy Internship Program
The ASN Public Policy Board is accepting applications for the third annual ASN Public Policy Internship Program for one fellow ASN member and one junior faculty member through December 11, 2015.
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:03:00 -0500
- Meet the Winners: 2015 ASN Innovations in Kidney Education Contest
The American Society of Nephrology proudly announces the winners 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 winners represents the best of these innovative approaches to teaching about kidney health and disease.
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:47:00 -0500
- Call for Applications - CJASN Editor-in-Chief
ASN seeks candidates for the position of editor-in-chief of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The editor's primary responsibility is to continue to enhance the journal's quality, reputation and scholarship, and continue CJASN's contribution to ASN continuing its mission of leading the fight against kidney disease.
Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:50:00 -0500
- Actor George Lopez to Receive ASN President's Medal
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) will bestow the President's Medal to the award-winning actor and comedian George Lopez for his dedication to raising awareness of kidney health issues and his efforts to improve the lives of individuals with kidney disease through the George Lopez Foundation.
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 10:20:00 -0500
- Kidney Week 2015 Abstracts Now Available
The Kidney Week 2015 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, 2 Oct 2015 10:00:00 -0500
- ASN Small Grants Program for Scholarly Work in Geriatric Nephrology
ASN welcomes applications from fellows, post-doctoral students and faculty members for small grant support for scholarly work in geriatric nephrology.
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12:50:00 -0500
- ASN Launches New Press Information Resource
ASN is launching a new media resource-the ASN Press Information Page. Journalists can easily access embargoed materials, locate experts, and register for the world's premier nephrology meeting-ASN Kidney Week.
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:00:00 -0500
- Board Review Course & Update 2015 Online Now Available
Board Review Course & Update 2015 Online is now available in the ASN Learning Center. Featuring over 60 hours of content from the live course held in July, this distance learning product is a great way to prepare for the upcoming boards.
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 12:01:00 -0500
- Dr. Paul Teirstein Discusses the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, the New Alternative to ABIM's MOC Program
Dr. Paul Teirstein, President of the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, speaks with ASN Executive Director, Tod Ibrahim, about the newly developed alternative to ABIM's Maintenance of Certification program.
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:06:00 -0500
- Registration and Housing Now Open for Kidney Week
Registration and housing are now open for Kidney Week 2015, the world's premier nephrology meeting. Join ASN and more than 13,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe at Kidney Week 2015 in San Diego, CA.
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:00:00 -0500
- 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