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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 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
  • Registration and Housing Now Open for Kidney Week 2019
    Join ASN and more than 13,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe at Kidney Week 2019. The world's premier nephrology meeting, Kidney Week provides participants exciting and challenging opportunities to exchange knowledge, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging and provocative discussions with leading experts in the field.
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019 10:00 AM
  • Introducing: Kidney 360
    Kidney360 is the new, online, open access journal of the American Society of Nephrology. We will begin taking submissions in Fall 2019, and the first issue of Kidney360 will publish online in January 2020.
    Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:57 PM
  • ASN Council Nominations Deadline: Friday, April 12, at 4:00 p.m. 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.
    Friday, April 5, 2019 12:00 PM
  • Submit Your Abstract for Kidney Week 2019
    ASN is now accepting abstract submissions for Kidney Week 2019, to be held November 5 - 10 in Washington, DC. 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 3, 2019 12:00 AM
  • Prepare for the Boards: Registration is Now Open
    Board Review Course & Update helps you prepare for certification or recertification in nephrology with lectures, interactive case discussions, and panel Q&A sessions.
    Friday, March 1, 2019 12:00 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 2018, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science sessions, clinical practice sessions, special sessions, and translational sessions.
    Saturday, January 26, 2019 12:00 AM
  • Deadline Approaching: ASN Awards Nominations
    Nominations for ASN awards are open. These awards identify those who exemplify the very best in our field. Recognize your peers for their work in the fight against kidney disease. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, January 25, 2019.
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:03 PM
  • Call for Applications: Kidney360 Editor-in-Chief
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) seeks candidates for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of Kidney360. Kidney360 is a new addition to the ASN portfolio of journals and will be a global, peerreviewed, open access, online only, general kidney journal that aims to publish scientifically rigorous basic, translational, clinical, epidemiologic, health policy, population science, and global health kidney research. The first issue of Kidney360 will launch online in January 2020.
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:00 AM