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  • ASN Commends HRSA Announcement on OPTN Modernization Initiative
    ASN commends an initiative to modernize the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), which was recently announced by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The initiative includes the release of new organ donor and transplant data; prioritization of modernization of the OPTN IT system; and a call for Congress to make specific reforms in the National Organ Transplant Act.
    Wednesday, March 22, 2023 @ 10:00 AM
  • World Kidney Day - #SockItToKidneyDisease
    In celebration of World Kidney Day, and in conjunction with NU GoKidney, ASN encourages you to participate in the #SockItToKidneyDisease campaign by posting your socks on social media.
    Thursday, March 9, 2023 @ 8:00 AM
  • National Kidney Month - Take the #850Challenge
    Last year, members of the kidney community took 8,500 steps a day, walked 8.5 miles, cycled 85 miles, and more as part of the #850Challenge to raise awareness of the 850 million people living with kidney disease. This National Kidney Month, will you take the pledge and rise to the #850Challenge?
    Wednesday, March 1, 2023 @ 12:00 AM
  • Turkey-Syria Earthquake Relief
    ASN encourages members and the kidney community to support Direct Relief-a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization that responds to natural disasters and other emergencies-following the Turkey-Syria earthquake.
    Wednesday, February 8, 2023 @ 8:00 AM
  • Share Your Recommendations to Establish Kidney Disease Screening
    ASN needs your input with the evidence and information necessary to show the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force the need to support screening for kidney diseases.
    Friday, January 20, 2023 @ 4:46 PM
  • Kidney Week On-Demand is Now Available
    Kidney Week On-Demand is now available and provides online access to approximately 200 hours of Annual Meeting presentations from Kidney Week 2022, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science sessions, clinical practice sessions, special sessions, and translational sessions.
    Tuesday, January 10, 2023 @ 3:22 PM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 21: Issue 5 (Dec 2022): Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases, is now available online.
    Tuesday, December 20, 2022 @ 9:59 AM
  • Call for Applications: JASN Editor-in-Chief
    ASN seeks applications for the inaugural Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) and the ASN journal portfolio. In addition to JASN, ASN's flagship journal, the EIC will oversee the entire ASN journal portfolio, consisting of JASN, CJASN, and Kidney360. The application deadline is Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. EST.
    Monday, November 14, 2022 @ 5:18 PM
  • Kidney Week 2022 Abstracts Now Available
    View the abstracts accepted for Kidney Week 2022, the world's premier nephrology meeting. These abstracts represent the latest in scientific research and medical advances, and can be viewed online or downloaded as a full PDF eBook.
    Friday, October 14, 2022 @ 9:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Hypertension
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 21: Issue 4 (Sep 2022): Hypertension, is now available online.
    Thursday, September 29, 2022 @ 11:07 AM
  • Kidney Community Advocacy Day
    Advocates from ASN and organizations representing the community of kidney care patients and professionals will visit Capitol Hill Wednesday, September 28 to advocate on behalf of the more than 37 million Americans living with kidney diseases.
    Wednesday, September 28, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • Discontinuation of International Print Journal Mailings
    Effective January 1, 2023, ASN has made the decision to discontinue international mailings for printed copies of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) and the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). This change will affect all ASN members who reside outside of North America and receive their journals as part of their ASN membership. All journal content will remain online, and existing journal subscriptions will remain intact, via the respective journal websites.
    Wednesday, September 21, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • ASN's Commitment to Supporting LGBTQ+ Communities
    In support of our mission to improve the lives of people living with kidney diseases and to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and health justice, ASN has made a $25,000 donation to the onePULSE Foundation, to demonstrate our unwavering support of the LGBTQ+ communities.
    Friday, September 16, 2022 @ 10:00 AM
  • Nephrology Nurses Week
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) celebrates Nephrology Nurses Week (September 11-17, 2022) to express its admiration and appreciation of nephrology nurses-those exceptional and talented individuals who regularly apply their vision, knowledge, and skills to achieve results and improve patient outcomes.
    Thursday, September 15, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • Kidney News Fellowship Program
    ASN Kidney News - the kidney community's leading newsmagazine - is seeking applications for the position of KN Editorial Fellow. Editorial Fellows participate in all ASN Kidney News editorial processes, including reviewing articles, developing the Fellows First column, and identifying topics for invited articles and special issues.
    Thursday, September 1, 2022 @ 9:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Transplantation
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 21: Issue 3 (Aug 2022): Transplantation, is now available online.
    Friday, August 26, 2022 @ 10:26 AM
  • BRCU Online 2022 Now Available
    ASN's Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) Online features all lectures from the live course held in Chicago and will help you face the boards with confidence.
    Thursday, August 11, 2022 @ 12:00 PM
  • Cast Your Vote for ASN Council
    Help decide the future of ASN leadership by casting your vote in the 2022 Council Election. The ballot closes September 8th.
    Friday, July 29, 2022 @ 3:22 PM
  • Registration and Housing Are Now Open For Kidney Week 2022
    Join ASN and approximately 10,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe at Kidney Week 2022 in Orlando, FL.
    Wednesday, July 27, 2022 @ 10:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Chronic Kidney Disease
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 21: Issue 2 (Jun 2022): Chronic Kidney Disease, is now available online.
    Thursday, June 30, 2022 @ 4:36 PM