ASN's Mission

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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Awards

Distinguished Mentor Award

Award Criteria

  • Recognizes individuals who have made contributions to the kidney community through the mentorship and development of other clinicians or researchers.
  • Inspires trainees to pursue nephrology and become leaders in the transformation of healthcare through innovations in research, education, and practice.

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 operations@asn-online.org 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 mharrison@asn-online.org.
  • Active, Corresponding, and Affiliate members are eligible for these awards.

Award Winners

  • 2021 Kerri L. Cavanaugh, MD, MPH
  • 2021 Michelle Denburg, MD
  • 2020 Sofia B. Ahmed, MD, MS
  • 2020 Thu H. Le, MD
  • 2019 Tamara Isakova, MD
  • 2019 Michal L. Melamed, MD