American Society of Nephrology

American Society of Nephrology

ASN’s Mission

ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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1401 H St, NW, Ste 900, Washington, DC 20005

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  • ABIM Update on COVID-19

    ABIM Update on COVID-19

    ABIM has cancelled all spring assessments. No physician will have their
    certification status negatively impacted due to this decision. Please
    contact ABIM directly with questions.

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness

    caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

  • BRCU 2020

    Board Review Course & Update

    Face the boards with confidence! Registration is now open for the Board Review Course & Update,

    an interactive board review for nephrologists preparing for the ABIM Nephrology Board certification
    and recertification examinations.

  • nephSAP 2020

    nephSAP has a new look. And a new site.

    The next generation of nephSAP is here. Built from the ground up and featuring enhanced mobile-friendly design, nephSAP

    now has a dedicated website, Future issues will be published on the new site beginning in 2020.

  • Kidney Week On-Demand™

    Kidney Week On-Demand™

    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.

  • KidneyX Receives $5 Million in Government Funding to Spur Innovation in Kidney Care

    KidneyX Receives $5 Million
    in Government Funding

    In a historic development, KidneyX received $5,000,000 for Fiscal Year 2020 in the

    federal government’s spending package, which was announced Monday. KidneyX is an

    innovation accelerator that operates as a public-private partnership between the

    American Society of Nephrology and the US Department of Health and Human Services.

  • K19 Video

    A New Look. A Whole New Outlook.

    See the video that everyone was talking about at ASN Kidney Week 2019.

  • Fellows Report 2019

    ASN Releases Report on
    2019 Nephrology Fellow Survey

    Produced in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
    the report finds an improving perceptions of the local job market.

  • Membership Renew

    Renew Your Membership

    Renew your membership now for 2020,
    and maintain all of the great ASN benefits.

A World Without Kidney Diseases

ASN represents more than 21,000 kidney health professionals working to help people with kidney diseases and their families. Created with input from all of ASN’s constituencies, the new ASN logo allows the society to continue our growth and work toward a goal of a world without kidney diseases.


nephSAP Launches New Enhanced Platform

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.

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Introducing ASN's Newest Journal: Kidney360

Introducing ASN’s Newest Journal: Kidney360

Open Access Journal

Kidney360 is ASN’s new, online, open access journal. We will begin taking submissions in Fall 2019, and the first issue of Kidney360 will publish online in January 2020.

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Latest nephSAP: November 2019

The latest Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP) issue, Volume 18: Issue 5 (Nov 2019): Transplantation is now available online.

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