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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Membership Categories

Below is a quick comparison of the current membership categories. For a more detailed benefit list, download the member benefits summary or the full member benefits guide.

Category Qualifications Publications Educational Discounts Funding Opportunities Online Resources
Active Holds MD, PhD, or equivalent, and resides in North or Central America. Active members have the right to vote and hold office.
Corresponding Meet requirements for Active membership but reside outside of North or Central America. Corresponding members have the right to vote.
Affiliate Professionals in nephrology or allied fields who are not eligible for Active or Corresponding membership.
Individuals engaged in postdoctoral clinical and/or research training.
Individuals pursuing an MD or PhD or who have completed a degree program and have an interest in nephrology but have not determined a specialty.
Emeritus* Retired from clinical, teaching and research activities.

* If you qualify for this membership category, please contact ASN at to complete the join process.
** Publication access is online only.
*** Publication access is online only for those outside of North America.