Kidney Health Initiative (KHI)

KHI Mission

Kidney Health Initiative

To advance scientific understanding of the kidney health and patient safety implications of new and existing medical products and to foster development of therapies for diseases that affect the kidney by creating a collaborative environment in which FDA and the greater nephrology community can interact to optimize evaluation of drugs, devices, biologics, and food products.

Call for Applications: KHI Patient and Family Partnership Council

The KHI Patient and Family Partnership Council is looking for patients or care partners to apply to serve on the Council. Terms are 3 years starting in January 2018. Application Deadline is Wednesday, July 19. To learn more about the KHI Patient and Family Partnership Council or the application process, click here.

KHI Annual Report 2016

On behalf of the Board of Directors, we would like to thank the KHI membership for their participation in KHI, which has seen its membership grow from 47 organizations in September 2013, to more than 75 organizations in December 2016. The membership has worked diligently through KHI to improve patient safety and promote the development of optimal therapies for diseases that affect kidneys and the quality of life for millions of people.

View KHI's 2016 Annual Report.

View KHI's 2015 Annual Report.

View the KHI Inaugural Review 2012-2014.

Open Call for Workgroups

The following is a list of current opportunities for KHI members to volunteer their service on a project workgroup. Click on the title for more information and details on how to volunteer.

Involvement in workgroups is on a voluntary basis with no compensation provided. All workgroup members are required to submit an online disclosure form with their application.

KHI Publications

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If you have any questions about KHI, or would like more information about becoming a member, please contact khi@asn-online.org.