Advance Your Career

Make sure you have the tools you need to advance your career. Apply to a nephrology fellowship, find a new position, complete CME or MOC requirements, apply for funding for a key research project, or just catch up on key advances in kidney medicine and research.

Nephrology Match
Learn everything you need to know about applying for a nephrology fellowship: http://www.asn-online.org/education/training/match/

ASN Career Center
The ASN Career Center has many resources for both employers and candidates. View the latest job postings or create a personalized job search agent to find jobs for you.
http://www.asn-online.org/careers/

ASN Board Review Course & Update
The Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) focuses on key information needed to prepare for the ABIM Nephrology Board Certification and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Examinations. ASN structures and schedules BRCU to maximize participants’ readiness for these examinations. This course also provides a comprehensive and indispensable update for practicing nephrologists.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/brcu/

Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP)
The Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) provides a vehicle for clinical nephrologists to renew and refresh their clinical knowledge and diagnostic and therapeutic skills.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/nephsap/

Practice Improvement Modules: Dialysis PIM
The Dialysis Practice Improvement Module (DPIM) provides nephrologists with a way to apply quality measurements to their practice and then utilize the resulting data and individual/practice-wide improvement plan to take actions to improve patient care.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/pim/dialysis/

ASN/AST Kidney Transplantation Practice Improvement Module
The Kidney Transplantation Practice Improvement Module (KTPIM) provides nephrologists with a way to apply quality measures to their practice and then utilize the resulting data and individual/practice-wide improvement plan to take action to improve patient care.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/pim/transplant/

Online Curricula: Dialysis “Virtual Mentor” Curriculum

This curriculum spans a substantial portion of what trainees need to understand—and what nephrologists may want to refresh—about the provision of dialysis care, from machinery to preventive health and from drug dosing to peritoneal dialysis in special populations.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/curricula/dialysis/

Online Curricula: Geriatric Nephrology
This curriculum addresses the most significant aspects of caring for aging patients with kidney disease, including assessing GFR in the elderly, drug dosing and renal toxicity, management of ESRD in elderly patients, and end of life decision making.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/curricula/geriatrics/

Additional Resource: Geriatric Nephrology: Improving Dialysis Rounds

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Information on new ABIM MOC requirements, resources for obtaining CME credit and MOC points, and  FAQs.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/moc/

ASN Grants and Funding
ASN Foundation for Kidney Research
Established in 2012, the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research funds the Career Development Grants Program, the Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Program, the William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program, and the Student Scholar Grants Program.
http://www.asn-online.org/foundation/

Career Development Grants
Advancing the independent careers of young investigators in biomedical research, the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research awards these grants to applicants within seven years of initial faculty appointment.
http://www.asn-online.org/grants/career/

Travel Support
Various travel support opportunities are available to ASN members to attend Kidney Week, the world’s premier nephrology meeting.
http://www.asn-online.org/grants/travel/

Funding for Fellows
The Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Program funds fellows to conduct original, meritorious research projects.
http://www.asn-online.org/grants/fellowships/

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Make sure you have the tools you need to advance your career. Apply to a nephrology fellowship, find a new position, complete CME or MOC requirements, apply for funding for a key research project, or just catch up on key advances in kidney medicine and research.

Nephrology Match
Learn everything you need to know about applying for a nephrology fellowship: http://www.asn-online.org/education/training/match/

ASN Career Center
The ASN Career Center has many resources for both employers and candidates. View the latest job postings or create a personalized job search agent to find jobs for you.
http://www.asn-online.org/careers/

ASN Board Review Course & Update
The Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) focuses on key information needed to prepare for the ABIM Nephrology Board Certification and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Examinations. ASN structures and schedules BRCU to maximize participants’ readiness for these examinations. This course also provides a comprehensive and indispensable update for practicing nephrologists.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/brcu/

Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP)
The Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) provides a vehicle for clinical nephrologists to renew and refresh their clinical knowledge and diagnostic and therapeutic skills.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/nephsap/

Practice Improvement Modules: Dialysis PIM
The Dialysis Practice Improvement Module (DPIM) provides nephrologists with a way to apply quality measurements to their practice and then utilize the resulting data and individual/practice-wide improvement plan to take actions to improve patient care.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/pim/dialysis/

ASN/AST Kidney Transplantation Practice Improvement Module
The Kidney Transplantation Practice Improvement Module (KTPIM) provides nephrologists with a way to apply quality measures to their practice and then utilize the resulting data and individual/practice-wide improvement plan to take action to improve patient care.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/pim/transplant/

Online Curricula: Dialysis “Virtual Mentor” Curriculum

This curriculum spans a substantial portion of what trainees need to understand—and what nephrologists may want to refresh—about the provision of dialysis care, from machinery to preventive health and from drug dosing to peritoneal dialysis in special populations.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/curricula/dialysis/

Online Curricula: Geriatric Nephrology
This curriculum addresses the most significant aspects of caring for aging patients with kidney disease, including assessing GFR in the elderly, drug dosing and renal toxicity, management of ESRD in elderly patients, and end of life decision making.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/curricula/geriatrics/

Additional Resource: Geriatric Nephrology: Improving Dialysis Rounds

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Information on new ABIM MOC requirements, resources for obtaining CME credit and MOC points, and  FAQs.
http://www.asn-online.org/education/moc/

ASN Grants and Funding
ASN Foundation for Kidney Research
Established in 2012, the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research funds the Career Development Grants Program, the Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Program, the William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program, and the Student Scholar Grants Program.
http://www.asn-online.org/foundation/

Career Development Grants
Advancing the independent careers of young investigators in biomedical research, the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research awards these grants to applicants within seven years of initial faculty appointment.
http://www.asn-online.org/grants/career/

Travel Support
Various travel support opportunities are available to ASN members to attend Kidney Week, the world’s premier nephrology meeting.
http://www.asn-online.org/grants/travel/

Funding for Fellows
The Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Program funds fellows to conduct original, meritorious research projects.
http://www.asn-online.org/grants/fellowships/