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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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  • ASN Award Nominations

    Deadline Approaching:
    Award Nominations

    The ASN Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize individuals who have made great
    strides in kidney care, research, and education; and whose contributions have
    greatly impacted the field. The deadline to submit a nomination is January 24, 2020.

  • Kidney Week On-Demand™

    Kidney Week 2019

    Kidney Week On-Demand™

    Kidney Week On-Demand™ is now available and provides online access to
    approximately 220 hours of Annual Meeting presentations from Kidney Week 2019,
    including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science sessions, clinical practice
    sessions, special sessions, and translational sessions.

  • KidneyX Receives $5 Million in Government Funding to Spur Innovation in Kidney Care

    KidneyX Receives $5 Million
    in Government Funding

    In a historic development, KidneyX received $5,000,000 for Fiscal Year 2020 in the
    federal government's spending package, which was announced Monday. KidneyX is an
    innovation accelerator that operates as a public-private partnership between the
    American Society of Nephrology and the US Department of Health and Human Services.

  • New Proposed Rules to Overhaul Organ Procurement and Strengthen Living Donor Support

    ASN Transplant Policy Priorities

    New Proposed Rules to
    Overhaul Organ Procurement

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) took bold steps yesterday in two
    proposed rules to increase the availability of organs for the 113,000 Americans waiting
    for a lifesaving organ transplant and to strengthen support for Americans who choose
    to be living donors.

  • 2020 Nephrology Match

    ASN Data Brief

    AY 2020 Nephrology Match
    Preliminary Analysis

    ASN's brief analysis of preliminary AY 2019 Nephrology Match data from the
    National Resident Matching Program finds total fellows matched exactly
    flat to AY 2019, while matched US MDs declined 14%.

  • K19 Video

    A New Look. A Whole New Outlook.

    See the video that everyone was talking about at ASN Kidney Week 2019.

  • Fellows Report 2019

    ASN Releases Report on
    2019 Nephrology Fellow Survey

    Produced in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
    the report finds an improving perceptions of the local job market.

  • Membership Renew


    Renew Your Membership

    Renew your membership now for 2020,
    and maintain all of the great ASN benefits.

American Society of Nephrology

A World Without Kidney Diseases

ASN represents more than 21,000 kidney health professionals working to help people with kidney diseases and their families. Created with input from all of ASN's constituencies, the new ASN logo allows the society to continue our growth and work toward a goal of a world without kidney diseases.

Award Nomination Deadline | January 24
Introducing ASN's Newest Journal: Kidney360

Introducing ASN's Newest Journal: Kidney360

Open Access Journal

Kidney360 is ASN's new, online, open access journal. We will begin taking submissions in Fall 2019, and the first issue of Kidney360 will publish online in January 2020.

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Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative

Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative

Executive Order

In the first major transformation in kidney care in almost 50 years, the Trump administration announced the Advancing American Kidney Health initiative.

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Latest NephSAP: November 2019

The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) issue, Transplantation is now available online.

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