Distinguished Leader Award
- 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 February 16, 2021. To nominate a candidate, submit one letter of nomination and the nominee's curriculum vitae (CV) to ASN Operations Coordinator Molly Harrison at email@example.com by Friday, April 2, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. EDT.
- ASN can only accept one nomination letter per candidate; however, the letter may have multiple signatories.
- 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. Women, men, and those who adopt are eligible for the extension. To be considered for an extension, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Active, Corresponding, and Affiliate members are eligible for these awards.
- 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