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  • Kidney Week 2020: Fully Virtual
    ASN has been honored to host the world's premier meeting in nephrology for 50+ years. Kidney Week 2020 will be a fully virtual meeting.
    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
  • Submit Your Abstract for Kidney Week 2020
    ASN is now accepting abstract submissions for Kidney Week 2020, to be held October 20 - 25 in Denver, CO. This year features an updated submission system and streamlined process, and has several exciting new categories. For more information on how to submit your abstract, view the Call for Abstracts.
    Wednesday, April 15, 2020 12:00 AM
  • nephSAP Launches New Enhanced Platform
    The next generation of nephSAP is here. Built from the ground up, nephSAP now has its own dedicated website. Future issues will be published on the new site beginning in 2020.
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:03 PM
  • Kidney Week On-Demand is Now Available
    Kidney Week On-Demand is now available and provides online access to approximately 220 hours of Annual Meeting presentations from Kidney Week 2019, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science sessions, clinical practice sessions, special sessions, and translational sessions.
    Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:42 PM
  • ASN Kidney News Editor-in-Chief Call for Applications
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) seeks candidates for the position of Editor-in-Chief of ASN Kidney News (the most widely subscribed kidney publication in the world) This monthly newsmagazine examines research findings and policy changes, pinpointing clinical, research and policy trends in kidney diseases that could affect practitioners in kidney health and disease. In particular, ASN Kidney News is a venue to rapidly highlight scientific and clinical advances with editorial comment as needed.
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:39 PM
  • Kidney Week 2019 Abstracts Now Available
    The Kidney Week 2019 abstracts are now available online and via the Kidney Week Mobile App. View abstracts, save on your mobile device, or download the Abstract Supplement PDF (59.2MB).
    Friday, October 11, 2019 10:00 AM
  • Board Review Course & Update Online 2019 Now Available
    Board Review Course & Update Online 2019 is now available in the ASN Learning Center. Featuring 65.25 hours of content from the live course held in July, this distance learning product is a great way to prepare for the upcoming boards.
    Monday, August 26, 2019 12:00 AM