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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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Awards

Nominations are now open. The deadline to submit a nomination is Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Distinguished Educator Award

Award Criteria

  • Honors individuals who have made substantial and meritorious contributions in clinical or research education as it relates to nephrology on both the local and national levels.
  • Has made significant contributions to the education and training of trainees and/or junior faculty.
  • Has acquired special knowledge and keeps abreast of the latest advances in clinical care or research through participation in lifelong learning.

Midcareer Awards: Nominations Now Open

Deadlines and Criteria

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

To nominate a candidate, submit one letter of nomination and the nominee's curriculum vitae (CV) to ASN Operations Coordinator Molly Harrison at mharrison@asn-online.org by Wednesday, April 8, 2020 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, 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.

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

  • Complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting at ASN Kidney Week 2020.
  • $1,500 in travel support to attend ASN Kidney Week 2020.
  • Receive recognition at ASN Kidney Week 2020.
  • Participate in the ASN Kidney STARS Program as a faculty mentor or panelist.

Award Winners

  • 2019 Kambiz Kalantari, MD, MS
  • 2019 Stephen M. Sozio, MD, FASN