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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About ASN

Mark E. Rosenberg, MD, FASN, Past President

ASN Biography

Mark E. Rosenberg, MD, FASN is a graduate of the University of Manitoba Medical School. He completed his residency and nephrology fellowship at the University of Minnesota. He is the Vice Dean for Education at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. In addition to being a professor of medicine, his many responsibilities overseeing medical education include admissions, education during the four years of medical school, graduate medical education, and continuing medical education.

Dr. Rosenberg has been committed to enhancing medical education at many levels throughout his career. He served as the fellowship director of the nephrology training program at the University of Minnesota, as founding and principal investigator of a National Institutes of Health training grant in nephrology, and as the senior fellowship coordinator of all fellowship programs in the department of medicine. He served for several years as education director for ASN Kidney Week. His educational interests including expanding the nephrology workforce, enhancing asynchronous learning and active learning programs, and integrating trainees into professional care teams. His research focuses on progression of chronic kidney disease, including the role of the renin-angiotensin system in pathogenesis and treatment, kidney regeneration and delivery of care via telehealth. Dr. Rosenberg has also developed a web-based evaluation system for graduate medical education.

Dr. Rosenberg is a recipient of the Robert G. Narins Award for his contributions to nephrology education and teaching and the Eric G. Neilson MD Distinguished Professor Award from the Association of Specialty Professors for helping to shape the internal medicine landscape.

Dr. Rosenberg's leadership roles at ASN include Education Director for ASN Kidney Week, Chair of the Postgraduate Education Committee, Chair of the ASN Kidney Week Review Project, Chair of the Training Program Director's Executive Committee, Associate Editor of NephSAP. Other leadership roles include serving as the University of Minnesota Fellowship Director, Director of the University of Minnesota Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Nephrology Section Chief of the Minneapolis VA and Chair of the NIDDK DDK-D Study Section.