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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 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
  • American Society of Nephrology Statement Requesting Prioritization of Dialysis Patients and Frontline Dialysis Staff for COVID-19 Vaccination
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) urgently requests that the nation's Governors and State/Tribal/Territorial Departments of Health prioritize patients receiving dialysis as well as the staff working in dialysis environments to provide this life-saving therapy and place them in Tier 1a for receiving vaccination for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
    Monday, December 21, 2020 9:00 AM
  • 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
  • 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