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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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  • Removing the Race Variable
    The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Task Force on Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases has released its final report, which outlines a new race-free approach to diagnose kidney disease.
    Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 12:30 PM
  • Same Content. Even Easier Access.
    Putting health and safety first, ASN has transitioned Kidney Week 2021 to be a fully virtual meeting. The virtual platform will offer the same great Kidney Week content, but accessible from almost any device. Learn more and register today.
    Wednesday, September 15, 2021 @ 11:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: End-Stage Kidney Disease
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 20: Issue 1 (Aug 2021): End-Stage Kidney Disease, is now available online.
    Sunday, August 1, 2021 @ 12:00 AM
  • Call for nephSAP and KSAP Reviewers
    The nephSAP and KSAP Editors invite you to become more involved in the editorial process for ASN's self-assessment programs to further enhance the rigor of the question review by applying to serve as a reviewer.
    Friday, July 30, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
  • We're United 4 Kidney Health
    "We're United 4 Kidney Health" is an awareness-building campaign that captures our goal of embracing early intervention and advocating for kidney health. The "4" references the priorities that move us closer to a world without kidney diseases.
    Wednesday, July 28, 2021 @ 11:00 AM
  • ASN/AST COVID-19 Kidney Transplant Roundtable: Life After Vaccination
    Representatives from American Society of Nephrology (ASN), American Society of Transplantation (AST), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the patient and general nephrology community will discuss what is currently known and unknown about COVID-19 vaccine efficacy in transplant recipients. The webinar will take place on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 4:00 PM EST.
    Friday, July 23, 2021 @ 9:31 PM
  • Loan Mitigation Pilot Program Application Deadline: July 28
    The ASN Loan Mitigation Pilot Program is a five-year pilot program aimed to decrease the loan burden of those entering the field of nephrology, while also increasing interest in the specialty.
    Wednesday, July 21, 2021 @ 6:39 PM
  • Submit Your Late-Breaking Clinical Trial for Kidney Week 2021
    Submit your late-breaking clinical trial for Kidney Week 2021. As the world's premier nephrology meeting, Kidney Week is the best place to present your research and be recognized by your peers.
    Wednesday, July 14, 2021 @ 10:00 AM
  • The Passing of Barbara Murphy, MB BAO BCh, FRCPI
    Our beloved colleague and friend Barbara Murphy, MB BAO BCh, FRCPI, passed away on Wednesday, June 30.
    Monday, July 5, 2021 @ 10:00 AM
  • 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