Taking on Racism ASN Panel Addresses Next Steps for Dismantling Systemic Racism in Nephrology

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During ASN’s recent webinar on Going Beyond the Statement: Dismantling Systemic Racism in Nephrology, a panel of nephrologists delved deep into the ways structural and overt racism affects patients and the profession and what to do about it (1).

“We hope and envision this will be the start of an important ongoing conversation that engages the broad community of our organization,” said ASN’s Secretary-Treasurer Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH, who moderated the panel.

Nephrologists and ASN must play a greater role in changing policies, practices, and beliefs that prevent Black, Indigenous, and other people of color from achieving their