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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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  • Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined Platform Launches
    The Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined platform has launched, with on-demand content now available. Live content will begin streaming on October 19.
    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:00 PM
  • Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined Abstracts Now Available
    The Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined abstracts are now available online. View abstracts, save on your mobile device, or download the Abstract Supplement PDF (38.1MB).
    Friday, October 9, 2020 10:00 AM
  • Introducing the AKI Compendium
    With guidance from the AKI!Now Steering Committee, ASN has launched the AKI Compendium, designed to promote excellence in the prevention and treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI).
    Friday, October 2, 2020 1:51 PM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 19: Issue 2 (Oct 2020): Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases, is now available online.
    Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:00 AM
  • ASN Council Election: Cast Your Vote
    Help decide the future of ASN leadership by casting your vote in the 2020 Council Election. The ballot closes September 10th.
    Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:46 PM
  • Registration Open For Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined
    Registration is now open for Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined, the world's premier nephrology meeting, which has been reimagined as a fully digital meeting.
    Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:00 AM
  • Kidney Week 2020: Fully Digital
    ASN has been honored to host the world's premier meeting in nephrology for 50+ years. Kidney Week 2020 will be a fully digital.
    Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:00 PM
  • ASN Statement Against Racism
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is proud of its efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion among kidney health professionals. This commitment is hollow, however, if ASN fails to oppose racism. ASN strongly supports and will advance efforts to achieve equality to reduce the adverse impact of racism, especially on health and in health care.
    Monday, June 1, 2020 10:40 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Hypertension
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 19: Issue 1 (May 2020): Hypertension, is now available online.
    Friday, May 1, 2020 12:00 AM
  • ASN Council Nominations Deadline: Friday, May 4, at 4:00 pm EDT
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) seeks nominations for the annual election of the ASN Council, the society's governing board. Qualified candidates should have the vision, experience, and expertise to guide the society in leading the fight against kidney diseases.
    Wednesday, April 15, 2020 1:31 PM