Showing all ASN Positions from 2022.
- ASN Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization
Casting aside 49 years of precedent and eliminating the constitutional right of millions of Americans to make decisions about their health care, the US Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization has inserted the government between patients and their physicians. The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) strongly denounces this—or any—interference into the practice of medicine that undermines the integrity of the patient-physician relationship.
Saturday, June 25, 2022
- Joint Statement from ASN, ERA, and ISN Demand Kidney Health for All War Victims
As we celebrate World Kidney Day 2022 and recognize all the incredible advances in our field, we must pause and remember members of the kidney community in war-torn countries. This year's World Kidney Day theme, "Kidney Health for All," underscores harsh inequities that currently exist around the world. While global attention is currently on the war in Ukraine, many other countries—such as Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen—are also in conflict.
Thursday, March 10, 2022