ASN's Mission

To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Workforce and Training Committee


  • Robert S. Hoover, Jr., MD, FASN (2023)

Vice Chairs

  • Ursula C. Brewster, MD (2023)
  • Stephen M. Sozio, MD, MEd, MS, FASN (2023)


  • Suzanne Boyle, MD, MS (2023)
  • Anna Marie Burgner, MD (2023)
  • Jason Cobb, MD (2024)
  • Koyal Jain, MD, MPH, FASN (2024)
  • Benjamin S. Ko, MD (2024)
  • Nelson Leung, MD (2023)
  • Didier A. Mandelbrot, MD (2023)
  • Beckie Michael, DO, FASN (2023)
  • Javier A. Neyra, MD, MS, FASN (2024)
  • Nirupama Ramkumar, MD, MPH, FASN (2023)
  • Tracy L. Rankin, PhD, MPH (2024)
  • Leticia Rolon, MD (2024)
  • Leah Smith, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNN-NP (2023)
  • Juan Carlos Q. Velez, MD, FASN (2024)
  • Joshua S. Waitzman, MD, PhD (2024)
  • Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH, FASN (2023)
  • Darcy K. Weidemann, MD (2024)
  • Sri G. Yarlagadda, MD (2024)


  • Raad Bin Zakir Chowdhury, MD, FASN (2023)
  • Angie S. Lobo, MD (2023)

Staff Liaison


The Workforce and Training Committee is charged with developing, implementing, evaluating, and continuously improving initiatives for students, residents, fellows, and other trainees; defining training requirements for nephrologists and promoting improvements to training programs; and promoting interest in kidney medicine, research, and education.