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FASN Requirements & Application

ASN members who earn the status of "Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology" (FASN) have distinguished themselves through professional excellence and achievement. This designation represents recognition by the society of outstanding credentials, meritorious professional accomplishments, demonstrated scholarship, and a commitment to improving kidney health.

FASN status remains valid for the duration of ASN membership as long as members:

  • Complete 70 hours of continuing medical education credits biennially or
  • Remain licensed or
  • Maintain certification (by one of the American Board of Medical Specialty's certification boards)

International members qualified for FASN status may submit equivalent credentials.

To apply, please complete and mail the attached form to ASN, along with your curriculum vitae (CV). ASN will acknowledge receipt of your application by email and contact applicants if additional information is required.

Benefits of Earning FASN Status

  • Professional designation that represents outstanding achievement
  • FASN certificate
  • FASN pin
  • Recognition by ASN in various forums, such as on the Society's website

FASN Application Fee

  • Application and current CV must be accompanied by one-time processing fee of $150.


Only online applications will be accepted.

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