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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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Kidney News Fellowship Program

Apply to be a KN Editorial Fellow

ASN Kidney News—the kidney community's leading newsmagazine—invites you to apply to be a KN Editorial Fellow.

Who can apply? Fellows entering their second, third, or fourth year of fellowship in nephrology (e.g., clinical nephrology, transplantation, basic research, clinical research).

ASN Kidney News embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills of the communities we serve globally.

How long is the appointment? Two years

What are the responsibilities? Editorial Fellows participate in all ASN Kidney News editorial processes, including reviewing articles, developing the Fellows First column, and identifying topics for invited articles and special issues. The time commitment is at least one hour per week for soliciting and editing articles and communicating with authors and KN editorial staff.

Fellows will be assigned to a specific editor who will oversee their progress. They will work closely with the assigned mentor and the Editor-in-Chief.

What's the deadline? October 30, 2022. The fellowship begins January 1, 2023.

How do I apply? Interested applicants are invited to provide the following:

  • A brief bio
  • A detailed CV
  • A commitment and recommendation letter from Division Chief or Program Director of fellowship specifying how you are suited for the position
  • A 200- 300-word short article on the topic "Training in Nephrology 2023: What can be changed?" One original figure and or a visual abstract may be included. No co-authors are allowed.

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