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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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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Going the Extra Mile: Improving Kidney Transplant Allocation, Including the Garabed Eknoyan Endowed Lectureship

November 05, 2021 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: Live-Stream, Virtual Only

Session Description

This session reviews recent changes to the kidney allocation system and discusses challenges that arise when trying to equitably distribute a scarce resource.

ASN gratefully acknowledges Wadi N. Suki, MD, for support of the Garabed Eknoyan, MD, Endowed Lectureship.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the current kidney allocation system
  • Discuss organ procurement organization metrics and how they affect patients
  • Identify alternative strategies for allocating organs

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Transplantation/Immunology


  • John J. Friedewald, MD, FASN
  • Sumit Mohan, MD, MPH, FASN