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2020 News Items

Showing all society news items from 2020.

  • New nephSAP Issue: Disorders of Divalent Ions, Renal Bone Disease and Nephrolithiasis
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 19: Issue 3 (Dec 2020): Disorders of Divalent Ions, Renal Bone Disease and Nephrolithiasis, is now available online.
    Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
  • Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined Platform Launches
    The Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined platform has launched, with on-demand content now available. Live content will begin streaming on October 19.
    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 @ 12:00 PM
  • Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined Abstracts Now Available
    The Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined abstracts are now available online. View abstracts, save on your mobile device, or download the Abstract Supplement PDF (38.1MB).
    Friday, October 9, 2020 @ 10:00 AM
  • Introducing the AKI Compendium
    With guidance from the AKI!Now Steering Committee, ASN has launched the AKI Compendium, designed to promote excellence in the prevention and treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI).
    Friday, October 2, 2020 @ 1:51 PM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 19: Issue 2 (Oct 2020): Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases, is now available online.
    Thursday, October 1, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
  • ASN Council Election: Cast Your Vote
    Help decide the future of ASN leadership by casting your vote in the 2020 Council Election. The ballot closes September 10th.
    Wednesday, September 2, 2020 @ 5:46 PM
  • Registration Open For Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined
    Registration is now open for Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined, the world's premier nephrology meeting, which has been reimagined as a fully digital meeting.
    Wednesday, August 5, 2020 @ 10:00 AM
  • Kidney Week 2020: Fully Digital
    ASN has been honored to host the world's premier meeting in nephrology for 50+ years. Kidney Week 2020 will be a fully digital.
    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
  • 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.
    Monday, March 2, 2020 @ 10:00 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
  • Deadline Approaching: Award Nominations
    The ASN Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize individuals who have made great strides in kidney care, research, and education; and whose contributions have greatly impacted the field. The deadline to submit a nomination is January 24, 2020.
    Thursday, January 16, 2020 @ 8:17 AM
  • 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