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, 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 and Academic Affairs 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, UME, GME and CME/CPD.

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 six years as education director for ASN Kidney Week. He served on ASN Council from 2013 to 2020 and was President of ASN in 2019. His educational interests including expanding the nephrology workforce, enhancing asynchronous learning and active learning programs, and integrating trainees into professional care teams. .

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.