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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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  • Kidney Week 2017 Abstracts Now Available
    The Kidney Week 2017 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 (41.6MB).
    Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
  • Board Review Course & Update 2017 Online Now Available
    Board Review Course & Update 2017 Online is now available in the ASN Learning Center. Featuring over 60 hours of content from the live course held in August, this distance learning product is a great way to prepare for the upcoming boards.
    Thursday, August 31, 2017 @ 12:00 AM
  • Register for Kidney Week 2017
    Join ASN and more than 13,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe at Kidney Week 2017. 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 14, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
  • The Deadline to Submit an Abstract is June 8
    The deadline to submit an abstract for Kidney Week 2017 is June 8 at 2:00 PM EDT. This year's meeting, to be held October 31 - November 5 in New Orleans, LA, features an updated submission system and streamlined process, and has several exciting new categories.
    Thursday, June 1, 2017 @ 2:44 PM
  • Dialysis Facility Medical Directors - Prepare for World Hand Hygiene Day, May 5, 2017
    Hand hygiene may be more important in the outpatient hemodialysis setting than in the hospital due to the decreased space between stations, chronic immunosuppressive state of the patients, and the risk of invisible blood splatter.
    Thursday, May 4, 2017 @ 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.
    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 @ 12:00 AM
  • ASN Releases Statement on President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration
    Kidney diseases do not differentiate among race, religion, or geographic borders. As such, ASN is deeply concerned that the recent Executive Order will disrupt the society's mission and have a damaging long-term effect on the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases across the globe.
    Tuesday, January 31, 2017 @ 9:00 AM
  • ASN Seeks Education Co-Directors for Board Review Course & Update
    The ASN Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) seeks two Education Co-Directors to plan and implement the live and enduring BRCU. Reporting to the ASN Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Committee, the Co-Directors serve three-year terms, renewable for one additional term.
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 10:35 AM
  • Call for Applications: JASN Editor-in-Chief
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) seeks candidates for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).
    Wednesday, January 4, 2017 @ 11:38 AM