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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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  • Explore the New ASN Communities
    Introducing the enhanced ASN Communities platform, designed to foster a more connected, informed, and engaged community. With over 22,000 members and 60,000 discussions, this is your space to share insights, seek advice, and network with colleagues across the globe. Engage in meaningful discussions, build professional relationships, and stay updated with the latest advancements in kidney care.
    Wednesday, June 12, 2024 @ 9:34 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Pediatric Kidney Disease
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 23: Issue 1 (May 2024): Pediatric Kidney Disease, is now available online.
    Thursday, May 16, 2024 @ 2:44 PM
  • Prepare for the Boards: Registration is Now Open
    Registration is now open for Board Review Course & Update 2024, an interactive board review for nephrologists preparing for the ABIM Nephrology Board certification and recertification examinations.
    Thursday, March 28, 2024 @ 10:41 AM
  • ASN Seeks Nominations for the Annual Election of the ASN Council
    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 towards its goal of creating a world without kidney diseases. ASN must receive nominations for the 2023 ASN Council election by Friday, April 19.
    Friday, March 22, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Pregnancy and Kidney Disease
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 22: Issue 4 (Feb 2024): Pregnancy and Kidney Disease, is now available online.
    Friday, February 9, 2024 @ 8:44 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Tubulointerstitial and Cystic Diseases
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 22: Issue 3 (Dec 2023): Tubulointerstitial and Cystic Diseases, is now available online.
    Thursday, December 21, 2023 @ 5:33 PM
  • BRCU 2024 Faculty Update
    ASN is pleased to announce the newest Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) 2024 Education Co-Director, William Luke Whittier, MD, FASN, and Deputy Co-Director, Samira S. Farouk, MD, MS, FASN. In addition, BRCU Education Co-Director, Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN, will complete his second term of service at the end of 2023. ASN applauds his tireless efforts to organize a successful and dynamic course each year.
    Monday, December 4, 2023 @ 10:00 AM
  • 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 2023, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science sessions, clinical practice sessions, special sessions, and translational sessions.
    Monday, November 27, 2023 @ 2:56 PM
  • ASN Seeks Humanitarian Aid in War Zones
    ASN urges the Biden-Harris Administration to evacuate kidney patients, provides humanitarian resources via the Emergency Partnership Initiative, and bolsters aid with a $10,000 donation to Direct Relief for vital resources.
    Wednesday, November 22, 2023 @ 10:55 AM
  • KSAP Volume 9, Module 2 Now Available
    Review the essentials of nephrology and explore the latest clinical updates with the Kidney Self-Assessment Program (KSAP). Whether you are preparing for your initial certification or looking to expand your current principles, this self-assessment program provides you with a comprehensive review on core nephrology concepts.
    Friday, October 27, 2023 @ 9:00 AM
  • Kidney Week 2023 App Now Available
    The Kidney Week 2023 mobile app features interactive maps, complete program, personalized scheduler, social media integration, and more.
    Wednesday, October 18, 2023 @ 9:00 AM
  • Kidney Week 2023 Abstracts Now Available
    View the abstracts accepted for Kidney Week 2023, 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 13, 2023 @ 3:44 PM
  • KidneyCure Grant Applications Now Open
    KidneyCure (the ASN Foundation) funds clinical and basic research and provides grant support to members at various points in their careers. Take advantage of this opportunity and submit your applications by 2:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, December 6. PhD students, fellows, and early-stage investigators are encouraged to apply.
    Tuesday, October 3, 2023 @ 9:00 AM
  • 2023 ASN Nephrology Fellow Survey
    The 2023 ASN Nephrology Fellow Survey saw starting nephrology salaries rise 5% to $231,000, with 92% recommending the specialty - the highest recorded percentage yet.
    Wednesday, September 27, 2023 @ 1:48 PM
  • President Biden Signs Securing the U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Act
    ASN congratulates the House and Senate sponsors of the Securing the U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Act upon President Biden signing the legislation and thanks the Biden-Harris administration for its commitment to improving American's access to transplantation.
    Friday, September 22, 2023 @ 2:18 PM
  • New CJASN Editor-in-Chief
    ASN welcomes Connie Rhee, MD, MSc, as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). Dr. Rhee will begin her six-year term on January 1, 2024.
    Friday, September 8, 2023 @ 9:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: End-Stage Kidney Disease
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 22: Issue 2 (Aug 2023): End-Stage Kidney Disease, is now available online.
    Thursday, August 31, 2023 @ 9:21 AM
  • How to Help People in Maui, Hawaii, Particularly Those with Kidney Diseases
    ASN has partnered with Direct Relief-a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization that responds to natural disasters and other emergencies-to establish a fund to support the provision of medicines and supplies to people with kidney diseases, their families, and their caregivers (including nephrologists and other health professionals) affected by the devasting wildfires in Maui, Hawaii.
    Friday, August 18, 2023 @ 10:00 AM
  • BRCU Online 2023 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.
    Tuesday, August 8, 2023 @ 9:00 AM
  • Cast Your Vote for ASN Council
    Help decide the future of ASN leadership by casting your vote in the 2023 Council Election. The ballot closes September 8th.
    Friday, July 28, 2023 @ 10:00 AM