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2023 News Items

Showing all society news items from 2023.

  • New nephSAP Issue: Disorders of Divalent Ions, Renal Bone Disease and Nephrolithiasis
    The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 22: Issue 1 (Apr 2023): Disorders of Divalent Ions, Renal Bone Disease and Nephrolithiasis, is now available online.
    Friday, April 28, 2023 @ 11:43 AM
  • Onco-Nephrology Core Curriculum 2023 Now Available
    This updated ASN Onco-Nephrology curriculum addresses novel clinical entities and provides information on innovations in laboratory and diagnostic techniques and on new management strategies that have recently developed.
    Monday, April 24, 2023 @ 10:00 AM
  • Submit Your Abstract for Kidney Week 2023
    ASN is now accepting abstract submissions through May 24 at 2:00 PM EDT for Kidney Week 2023, to be held November 1 - 5 in Philadelphia, PA. For more information on submissions, including all requirements and deadlines, view the Call for Abstracts.
    Thursday, April 13, 2023 @ 10:00 AM
  • Prepare for the Boards: Registration is Now Open
    Registration is now open for Board Review Course & Update 2023, an interactive board review for nephrologists preparing for the ABIM Nephrology Board certification and recertification examinations.
    Tuesday, April 11, 2023 @ 12:13 PM
  • 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 towards its goal of creating a world without kidney diseases. ASN must receive nominations for the 2023 ASN Council election by Friday, April 21.
    Thursday, March 30, 2023 @ 8:00 AM
  • Kidney Health Advocacy Day
    On March 29th, 50 advocates representing the American Society of Nephrology and American Association of Kidney Patients will be on Capitol Hill. Advocates will showcase to Congress why increased funding to accelerate kidney health care innovation at KidneyX, and increased funding for the Veterans Health Administration National Kidney Program and the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program, are essential for supporting the health of American service members and catalyzing the development of new therapies for the 37 million Americans living with kidney diseases.
    Wednesday, March 29, 2023 @ 7:00 AM
  • ASN Commends HRSA Announcement on OPTN Modernization Initiative
    ASN commends an initiative to modernize the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), which was recently announced by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The initiative includes the release of new organ donor and transplant data; prioritization of modernization of the OPTN IT system; and a call for Congress to make specific reforms in the National Organ Transplant Act.
    Wednesday, March 22, 2023 @ 10:00 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 9, 2023 @ 8:00 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?
    Wednesday, March 1, 2023 @ 12:00 AM
  • Turkey-Syria Earthquake Relief
    ASN encourages members and the kidney community to support Direct Relief-a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization that responds to natural disasters and other emergencies-following the Turkey-Syria earthquake.
    Wednesday, February 8, 2023 @ 8:00 AM
  • Share Your Recommendations to Establish Kidney Disease Screening
    ASN needs your input with the evidence and information necessary to show the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force the need to support screening for kidney diseases.
    Friday, January 20, 2023 @ 4:46 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 2022, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science sessions, clinical practice sessions, special sessions, and translational sessions.
    Tuesday, January 10, 2023 @ 3:22 PM