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Ensuring optimal care for people with kidney diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic


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ASN COVID-19 Podcasts
  • International Medical Graduates and the COVID-19 Crisis In a COVID-19 policy update, Tod Ibrahim and David White talk about ensuring that international medical graduates have the ability to work in the United States during the crisis. (17 min. May 26, 2020) New Resource
  • Emergency Funding for Kidney Research Tod Ibrahim and David White discuss ASN's work to get emergency funding for kidney research during the COVID-19 crisis. (17 min. May 26, 2020)
  • Policy Progress Tod Ibrahim and David White talk about a range of policy issues relevant to the COVID-19 crisis, including physician reimbursement for telehealth, workforce diversity and health disparities, and what reopening the country might look like. (16 min. May 18, 2020)
  • Responding to the Emergency Dr. Jeffrey Silberzweig, CMO of the Rogosin Institute and co-chair of the ASN Emergency Partnership Initiative, talks about how the COVID-19 crisis unfolded in New York and the response to it.Dr. Jeffrey Silberzweig, CMO of the Rogosin Institute and co-chair of the ASN Emergency Partnership Initiative, talks about how the COVID-19 crisis unfolded in New York and the response to it. (22 min. May 14, 2020)
  • Moving Forward Tod Ibrahim and David White give a rundown of the latest policy issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, including proposals to implement widespread contact tracing in the US. (11 min. May 7, 2020)
  • The Situation in Boston What is happening with COVID-19 in Boston? What issues must researchers address immediately to help kidney patients during this pandemic and future ones? Dr. Dan Weiner of Tufts Medical Center talks to ASN's David White about the facts on the ground. (26 min. May 1, 2020)
  • Major Policy Issues Tod Ibrahim and David White discuss issues relating to rationing of care, workforce shortages, COVID-19 in nursing facilities, and plans to begin re-opening healthcare facilities for non-emergent care. (22 min. April 28, 2020) New Resource
  • Standing Up for Patients During the Crisis Tod Ibrahim talks to Kevin Longino, CEO of the National Kidney Foundation, about what NKF is doing to educate and advocate for kidney patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. (20 min. April 23, 2020)
  • Policy Tod Ibrahim and David White discuss the latest news about the policy issues ASN is working on during the COVID-19 pandemic. . (17 min. April 20, 2020)
  • New York In a follow-up to their first conversation, Tod Ibrahim talks to Dr. Barbara Murphy about how the COVID-19 situation is changing in New York. (21 min. April 17, 2020)
  • Washington State Dr. Suzanne Watnick, chief medical officer of Northwest Kidney Centers in Washington State, describes the steps her organization took to protect kidney patients and healthcare workers once the virus hit her state. (20 min. April 16, 2020)
  • Policy and Advocacy Tod Ibrahim and David White review recent policy requests ASN has made to members of Congress to help physicians and kidney patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. (20 min. April 14, 2020)
  • Telehealth ASN Executive Vice President Tod Ibrahim interviews David White, ASN's Regulatory and Quality Officer, about policy updates in the field of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. (20 min. April 4, 2020)
  • You can listen to more COVID-19 Podcasts in ASN's Media Library Podcast Page

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  • This Table of Mental Health Resources was compiled by the ASN Response Team as a resource for healthcare professionals. Updated Resource
  • COVID-19 Awareness Poster: To assist with the sharing of information within the dialysis facility, ASN has created a COVID-19 awareness poster for facility use. The COVID-19 Awareness Poster is also available in Spanish.
  • COVID-19 PREPRINT ARTICLES: Due to the high volume of information sought regarding COVID-19, a number of scholarly articles have been released as preprint resources. Articles that are labeled as preprints have not yet been reviewed or revised by other experts; they should not be relied on for clinical guidance. ASN has not reviewed, and does not endorse, any of these resources.