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2012 News Items

Showing all society news items from 2012.

  • Kidney Week On-Demand
    Kidney Week On-Demand provides online access to more than 350 hours of educational content presented during Kidney Week 2012, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science symposia, clinical nephrolgy conferences, special sessions, and early programs.
    Monday, December 10, 2012 @ 11:01 AM
  • ASN Introduces: Improving Dialysis Rounds for Geriatric Patients
    The Improving Dialysis Rounds for Geriatric Patients video series joins the Geriatric Nephrology Curriculum in the suite of ASN's geriatric nephrology resources. Each video covers critical aspects of care for aging patients, including patient assessment, dialysis care, recognition of physical and mental decline, quality of life issues, and sharing crucial decision-making information with patients and caretakers.
    Friday, December 7, 2012 @ 11:35 AM
  • ASN Foundation for Kidney Research
    ASN is proud to announce the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research and its mission to prevent and cure kidney diseases through research and innovation.
    Thursday, October 25, 2012 @ 11:43 AM
  • Search - ASN Education Director for Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
    ASN seeks an Education Director for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) to oversee the MOC activities of the society.
    Thursday, October 11, 2012 @ 11:38 AM
  • Kidney Health Initiative (KHI)
    Announcing KHI: A new partnership between ASN and the FDA.
    Thursday, September 27, 2012 @ 11:54 AM
  • BRCU Online Now Available
    The online version of the Board Review Course & Update is now available.
    Monday, September 24, 2012 @ 11:01 AM
  • Download the CJASN App for iOS and Android
    The CJASN mobile app allows readers to keep up to date with the latest research and commentary published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
    Friday, September 7, 2012 @ 11:41 AM
  • ASN Highlights Online Now Available
    ASN Highlights Online provides a comprehensive overview of Kidney Week 2011, featuring over 8 hours of state-of-the-art presentations.
    Friday, June 8, 2012 @ 11:17 AM
  • Registration and Housing Now Open for Kidney Week 2012
    Registration and housing are now open for Kidney Week 2012, the world's premier nephrology meeting.
    Wednesday, June 6, 2012 @ 10:00 AM
  • National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2012
    The American Society of Nephrology recognizes National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2012.
    Sunday, May 6, 2012 @ 11:59 AM
  • Choosing Wisely Campaign
    As part of the Choosing Wisely Campaign, the ABIM Foundation invited several leading national organizations to identify "Five Things to Question" - tests or procedures commonly used but whose necessity should be evaluated.
    Wednesday, April 4, 2012 @ 11:56 AM
  • Call for Abstracts - Kidney Week 2012
    Submit your abstract for Kidney Week 2012, the world's premier nephrology meeting, being held October 30 - November 4 in San Diego, CA.
    Wednesday, April 4, 2012 @ 12:41 AM
  • Call for Applications, JASN Editor-in-Chief
    ASN is seeking applications, nominations, and recommendations for this position.
    Thursday, February 2, 2012 @ 11:35 AM
  • ASN Seeks Chair of Grants Review Committee
    ASN is seeking applications, nominations, and recommendations for this position.
    Friday, January 13, 2012 @ 11:17 AM
  • Kidney Week 2011 On-Demand Now Available
    Kidney Week On-Demand provides online access to approximately 300 hours of educational content presented during Kidney Week 2011 and can be found in the ASN Learning Center.
    Thursday, January 5, 2012 @ 11:51 AM
  • In-Training Exam Registration Now Open
    Registration is now open for the 2012 In-Training Examination for Nephrology Fellows. The In-Training Examination is jointly administered by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME). The exam is intended to facilitate learning by identifying areas in nephrology in which the fellow might focus particular efforts in the future.
    Tuesday, January 3, 2012 @ 11:45 AM