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- ASN Releases Statement on President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration
Kidney diseases do not differentiate among race, religion, or geographic borders. As such, ASN is deeply concerned that the recent Executive Order will disrupt the society's mission and have a damaging long-term effect on the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases across the globe.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 9:00 AM
- ASN Seeks Education Co-Directors for Board Review Course & Update
The ASN Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) seeks two Education Co-Directors to plan and implement the live and enduring BRCU. Reporting to the ASN Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Committee, the Co-Directors serve three-year terms, renewable for one additional term.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:35 AM
- Kidney Week On-Demand is Now Available
Kidney Week On-Demand is now available and provides online access to nearly 200 hours of educational content presented during Kidney Week 2016, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science sessions, clinical practice sessions, and special and translational sessions.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:00 AM
- Call for Applications: JASN Editor-in-Chief
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) seeks candidates for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:38 AM
- Online Communities Pass Success Benchmarks
ASN Communities offers interest based communities for members who are looking for focused discussion on important topics. Several communities have passed all benchmarks and have been extended for another year.
Monday, December 5, 2016 11:04 AM
- Accepting Applications: ASN Public Policy Internship Program
The ASN Policy and Advocacy Committee is seeking a fellow and junior faculty member, who have strong interests in and commitment to policy writing, analysis, and engagement, to join the committee, participate in monthly calls, and attend in-person advocacy events in Washington, DC.
Friday, December 2, 2016 11:24 AM
- Kidney Week 2016 Abstracts Now Available
The Kidney Week 2016 abstracts are now available online. View abstracts, download to your mobile device, and build your custom itinerary with the Program Builder or download the Abstract Supplement PDF.
Friday, October 14, 2016 10:00 AM
- Kidney Self-Assessment Program (KSAP) Volume 2 Module 2 Now Available
KSAP reviews the essentials of nephrology for fellows preparing for initial certification, practicing nephrologists preparing for recertification, and practitioners who want to refresh their understanding of the core elements of nephrology.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 11:39 AM
- ASN Partners with US Government to Prevent Dialysis Infections
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has partnered with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to protect dialysis patients from developing infections, the second leading cause of death in this patient population. The 3-year, $2.2 million dollar effort is aimed at engaging the kidney community, health departments, nephrologists, and other stakeholders to implement best practices to safeguard against infection in dialysis patients.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:00 AM
- Board Review Course & Update 2016 Online Now Available
Board Review Course & Update 2016 Online is now available in the ASN Learning Center. Featuring over 60 hours of content from the live course held in August, this distance learning product is a great way to prepare for the upcoming boards.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 12:03 PM