ASN's Mission

To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Awards

Nominations are now open. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, March 17, 2023.

Distinguished Leader Award

Award Criteria

  • Has sustained achievements in leadership and advanced ASN's mission to "lead the fight against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality of care for patients."
  • Recognizes leadership in any number of areas of medicine, including clinical, educational, research, or administrative efforts.

ASN's Midcareer Awards recognize midcareer clinicians, educators, health professionals, and researchers.

Nominations open Monday, February 13, 2023. To nominate a candidate, complete the online application including submiting one letter of nomination and the nominee's curriculum vitae (CV) by Friday, March 17, 2023..

If you have any questions, please email ASN Operations Coordinator Molly Harrison at operations@asn-online.org

  • ASN can only accept one nomination letter per candidate, and these letters are limited to 10 total signatories included in the letter (not sent separately).
  • Current members of the Award Selection Committee or the ASN Council cannot sponsor award nominations.
  • ASN will NOT consider nominations submitted in previous years. If you wish to renominate a candidate, please submit a new nomination letter and an updated CV.
  • ASN active, corresponding, and affiliate members are eligible for the society's awards.
  • ASN is committed to increasing diversity – including age, experience, race, ethnicity, and gender – at all levels of the society, including ASN’s awards.
  • ASN defines midcareer professionals as the following:

    • Between 10 and 20 years from completion of nephrology training or
    • Persons at the assistant or associate professor level (or equivalent rank in nonacademic institutions) or
    • With at least 10 years' experience after completing nephrology training.
    • A 12-month extension will be considered per childbirth during the 10 to 20-year timeframe. All parents are eligible for this extension. To be considered for an extension, please email mharrison@asn-online.org.
    • Active, Corresponding, and Affiliate members are eligible for these awards.

    Midcareer Awards: Nominations Open

    Deadlines and Criteria

    ASN's Midcareer Awards recognize midcareer clinicians, educators, health professionals, and researchers.

    • ASN can only accept one nomination letter per candidate, and these letters are limited to 10 total signatories included in the letter (not sent separately).
    • Current members of the Midcareer Award Selection Subcommittee and ASN Council cannot co-sponsor nominations.
    • ASN will NOT consider nominations submitted in previous years. If you wish to renominate a candidate, please submit a new nomination letter and an updated CV.
    • Current ASN Councilors and members of the Award Selection Committee may not nominate a candidate nor co-sign a letter of nomination.
    • ASN active, corresponding, and affiliate members are eligible for consideration for the society’s awards.
    • The ASN Strategic Plan establishes the goal to increase diversity - including age, experience, race, ethnicity, and gender - at all levels of the society, including ASN's awards.

    ASN defines midcareer professionals as the following:

    • Between 10 and 20 years from completion of nephrology training or
    • Persons at the assistant or associate professor level (or equivalent rank in nonacademic institutions) or
    • With at least 10 years' experience after completing nephrology training.
    • A 12-month extension will be considered per childbirth during the 10 to 20-year timeframe. All parents are eligible for the extension. To be considered for an extension, please email mharrison@asn-online.org.
    • Active, Corresponding, and Affiliate members are eligible for these awards.

    All award recipients will receive the following benefits and have the following expectations:

    • Complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting at ASN Kidney Week 2023.
    • $1,500 in travel support to attend ASN Kidney Week 2023.
    • Receive recognition at ASN Kidney Week 2023.
    • Participate in the ASN Kidney STARS Program as a faculty mentor or panelist.

    Award Winners

    • 2022 Kirk N. Campbell, MD, FASN
    • 2022 Elke Schaeffner, MD, MS
    • 2022 Suzanne Watnick, MD, FASN
    • 2021 Cynthia Delgado, MD, FASN
    • 2021 Sylvia E. Rosas, MD, MS, FASN
    • 2021 Michael J. Ross, MD, FASN
    • 2020 Holly J. Kramer, MD, MPH
    • 2020 Kathleen D. Liu, MD, PhD, FASN
    • 2019 Deidra C. Crews, MD, MS, FASN
    • 2019 Daniel E. Weiner, MD, MS, FASN