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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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  • Abstract Deadline Approaching: June 2 at 2:00 PM EDT
    The deadline for abstract submissions is June 2 at 2:00 PM EDT for Kidney Week 2021, to be held November 2 - 7 in San Diego, CA. For more information on submissions, including all requirements and deadlines, view the Call for Abstracts.
    Thursday, May 27, 2021 @ 12:52 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 in leading the fight against kidney diseases. ASN must receive nominations for the 2021 ASN Council election by Friday, April 23, at 4:00 p.m. EDT. ASN members should email nominations to ASN Operations Coordinator, Molly Harrison, at
    Friday, April 16, 2021 @ 1:51 PM
  • KidneyCure Launches New Website
    KidneyCure, the ASN Foundation, now has a dedicated website. Featuring a full donor portal, supporters can manage their contributions, make secure donations, and more. The site also features the newly revamped grant application system, and will be the go-to location for the latest funding opportunity information.
    Wednesday, April 14, 2021 @ 6:00 AM
  • Prepare for the Boards: Registration is Now Open
    Registration is now open for Board Review Course & Update Virtual 2021, an interactive board review for nephrologists preparing for the ABIM Nephrology Board certification and recertification examinations.
    Thursday, April 1, 2021 @ 4:19 PM
  • Deadline Approaching: Mid-Career Award Nominations
    Nominate your peers now for their distinguished service as clinicians, educators, leaders, mentors and researchers. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, April 2, 2021 at 4:00 PM EDT.
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021 @ 9:37 PM
  • Deadline Approaching: Award Nominations
    The ASN Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize individuals who have made great strides in kidney care, research, and education; and whose contributions have greatly impacted the field. The deadline to submit a nomination is January 29, 2021.
    Wednesday, January 27, 2021 @ 12:16 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 2020 Reimagined, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science sessions, clinical practice sessions, special sessions, and translational sessions.
    Tuesday, January 12, 2021 @ 2:22 PM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Disorders of Divalent Ions, Renal Bone Disease and Nephrolithiasis
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 19: Issue 3 (Dec 2020): Disorders of Divalent Ions, Renal Bone Disease and Nephrolithiasis, is now available online.
    Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
  • 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