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2022 News Items

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  • New nephSAP Issue: Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 21: Issue 5 (Dec 2022): Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases, is now available online.
    Tuesday, December 20, 2022 @ 9:59 AM
  • Nationwide Radio and Satellite Media Tour: Keep the Focus on Kidney Health
    On December 20th, ASN President Susan E. Quaggin, MD, FASN participated in a nationwide radio and satellite media tour on behalf of ASN to discuss kidney health and the importance of prevention and early detection.
    Tuesday, December 20, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • Call for Applications: JASN Editor-in-Chief
    ASN seeks applications for the inaugural Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) and the ASN journal portfolio. In addition to JASN, ASN's flagship journal, the EIC will oversee the entire ASN journal portfolio, consisting of JASN, CJASN, and Kidney360. The application deadline is Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. EST.
    Monday, November 14, 2022 @ 5:18 PM
  • Kidney Week 2022 Abstracts Now Available
    View the abstracts accepted for Kidney Week 2022, the world's premier nephrology meeting. These abstracts represent the latest in scientific research and medical advances, and can be viewed online or downloaded as a full PDF eBook.
    Friday, October 14, 2022 @ 9:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Hypertension
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 21: Issue 4 (Sep 2022): Hypertension, is now available online.
    Thursday, September 29, 2022 @ 11:07 AM
  • Kidney Community Advocacy Day
    Advocates from ASN and organizations representing the community of kidney care patients and professionals will visit Capitol Hill Wednesday, September 28 to advocate on behalf of the more than 37 million Americans living with kidney diseases.
    Wednesday, September 28, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • Discontinuation of International Print Journal Mailings
    Effective January 1, 2023, ASN has made the decision to discontinue international mailings for printed copies of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) and the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). This change will affect all ASN members who reside outside of North America and receive their journals as part of their ASN membership. All journal content will remain online, and existing journal subscriptions will remain intact, via the respective journal websites.
    Wednesday, September 21, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • ASN's Commitment to Supporting LGBTQ+ Communities
    In support of our mission to improve the lives of people living with kidney diseases and to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and health justice, ASN has made a $25,000 donation to the onePULSE Foundation, to demonstrate our unwavering support of the LGBTQ+ communities.
    Friday, September 16, 2022 @ 10:00 AM
  • Nephrology Nurses Week
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) celebrates Nephrology Nurses Week (September 11-17, 2022) to express its admiration and appreciation of nephrology nurses-those exceptional and talented individuals who regularly apply their vision, knowledge, and skills to achieve results and improve patient outcomes.
    Thursday, September 15, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • Kidney News Fellowship Program
    ASN Kidney News - the kidney community's leading newsmagazine - is seeking applications for the position of KN Editorial Fellow. Editorial Fellows participate in all ASN Kidney News editorial processes, including reviewing articles, developing the Fellows First column, and identifying topics for invited articles and special issues.
    Thursday, September 1, 2022 @ 9:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Transplantation
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 21: Issue 3 (Aug 2022): Transplantation, is now available online.
    Friday, August 26, 2022 @ 10:26 AM
  • BRCU Online 2022 Now Available
    ASN's Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) Online features all lectures from the live course held in Chicago and will help you face the boards with confidence.
    Thursday, August 11, 2022 @ 12:00 PM
  • Cast Your Vote for ASN Council
    Help decide the future of ASN leadership by casting your vote in the 2022 Council Election. The ballot closes September 8th.
    Friday, July 29, 2022 @ 3:22 PM
  • Registration and Housing Are Now Open For Kidney Week 2022
    Join ASN and approximately 10,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe at Kidney Week 2022 in Orlando, FL.
    Wednesday, July 27, 2022 @ 10:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Chronic Kidney Disease
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 21: Issue 2 (Jun 2022): Chronic Kidney Disease, is now available online.
    Thursday, June 30, 2022 @ 4:36 PM
  • ASN Announces New Partnership with Wolters Kluwer
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is pleased to announce that effective January 2023, ASN will start a new publishing relationship with Wolters Kluwer.
    Tuesday, June 28, 2022 @ 11:00 AM
  • ASN President's Update: Embracing Pride Month and Nephrology's Ongoing Inclusion
    In the June issue of Kidney News, ASN President Susan E. Quaggin, MD, FASN, discusses Pride Month and ASN's plan to bring its values to Florida to help support the LGBTQ+ community during Kidney Week 2022.
    Thursday, June 9, 2022 @ 11:14 PM
  • ASN President to Participate in The Hill's Event on Chronic Kidney Disease
    ASN President Susan E. Quaggin, MD, FASN will be featured as a panelist in The Hill's virtual event, Chronic Kidney Disease: Forging Patient Centered Solutions, on Tuesday, June 14th 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM.
    Wednesday, June 8, 2022 @ 4:42 PM
  • Current Florida Legislation and ASN Kidney Week 2022
    ASN President Susan E. Quaggin, MD, FASN addresses the site selection for Kidney Week 2022 and ASN's plan to bring its values to Florida and the LGBTQ+ community.
    Saturday, May 7, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care Nephrology
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 21: Issue 1 (Apr 2022): Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care Nephrology, is now available online.
    Wednesday, April 20, 2022 @ 11:21 AM
  • How to Help People with Kidney Diseases in Ukraine
    ASN has partnered with Direct Relief—a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization that responds to natural disasters and other emergencies—to establish a fund to support the provision of medicines and supplies to people with kidney diseases affected by the war in Ukraine.
    Saturday, April 16, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • Submit Your Abstract for Kidney Week 2022
    ASN is now accepting abstract submissions through May 25 at 2:00 PM EDT for Kidney Week 2022, to be held November 3 - 6 in Orlando, FL. For more information on submissions, including all requirements and deadlines, view the Call for Abstracts.
    Wednesday, April 13, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • Call on the Federal Government to Prioritize Kidney Health
    On April 8, 2022, the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA), the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), and the Renal Healthcare Association (RHA) sent a letter to incoming White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, urging him and his colleagues across the federal government to prioritize the needs of people living with kidney diseases in pandemic planning and response.
    Friday, April 8, 2022 @ 3:00 PM
  • Kidney Health Advocacy Day 2022
    Today, 50 advocates from ASN are on Capitol Hill to meet with lawmakers to discuss the need for increased funding for kidney health research at NIDDK, increased funding to accelerate innovation at KidneyX, and to increase access to transplantation by protecting living organ donors with the Living Donor Protection Act.
    Wednesday, March 23, 2022 @ 12:00 AM
  • ASN Seeks Nominations for the Annual Election of the ASN Council
    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. ASN must receive nominations for the 2022 ASN Council election by Friday, April 22, at 4:00 p.m. EDT. ASN members should email nominations to ASN Operations Coordinator, Molly Harrison, at
    Monday, March 21, 2022 @ 1:00 PM
  • Prepare for the Boards: Registration is Now Open
    Registration is now open for Board Review Course & Update 2022, an interactive board review for nephrologists preparing for the ABIM Nephrology Board certification and recertification examinations.
    Thursday, March 17, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • How a Hip-Hop Star's Socks Saved His Life
    As part of World Kidney Day 2022, kidney disease research advocate, hip-hop artist, and KidneyX Steering Committee member David Rush appeared with ASN President Susan E. Quaggin, MD, FASN on WGN in Chicago, IL, to discuss the importance of kidney disease awareness and how his socks helped him identify his own kidney disease.
    Monday, March 14, 2022 @ 10:22 AM
  • Submit Your Idea for the Innovations in Kidney Education Contest
    Got an idea for an innovative teaching tool? Enter the ASN Innovations in Kidney Education Contest, which features cash prizes for tools designed to inspire students and trainees to learn more about the field.
    Monday, March 14, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • World Kidney Day - #SockItToKidneyDisease
    In celebration of World Kidney Day, and in conjunction with NU GoKidney, ASN encourages you to participate in the #SockItToKidneyDisease campaign by posting your socks on social media.
    Thursday, March 10, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
  • Reconsidering Every Aspect of the Future of Nephrology
    On Tuesday, March 1, 2022, in response to invitations from ABIM and ACGME, ASN leadership sent a joint response letter, recommending reconsidering every aspect of nephrology, including the future of training, certification, and practice.
    Wednesday, March 2, 2022 @ 11:00 AM
  • National Kidney Month - Take the #850Challenge
    Last year, members of the kidney community took 8,500 steps a day, walked 8.5 miles, cycled 85 miles, and more as part of the #850Challenge to raise awareness of the 850 million people living with kidney disease. This National Kidney Month, will you take the pledge and rise to the #850Challenge?
    Tuesday, March 1, 2022 @ 12:00 AM
  • New nephSAP Issue: Electrolytes and Acid-Base Disorders
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 20: Issue 2 (Jan 2022): Electrolytes and Acid-Base Disorders, is now available online.
    Friday, January 21, 2022 @ 5:00 PM
  • 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 2021, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science sessions, clinical practice sessions, special sessions, and translational sessions.
    Wednesday, January 12, 2022 @ 3:01 PM
  • ASN Launches New Compensation Data Tool for Members
    The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) launched a new partnership with Phairify to provide ASN members with exclusive new tools to help manage their careers. With Phairify, ASN members gain access to nephrology-specific compensation and productivity data unavailable anywhere else to help level the negotiation playing field.
    Tuesday, January 11, 2022 @ 9:00 AM