ASN President Calls On Nephrologists To Take The Lead In Building Kidney Care

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ASN President Anupam Agarwal, MD, FASN, issued a call to arms to nephrologists to reimagine their profession by 2030.

“Today nephrology stands at a critical crossroads,” Agarwal said. “The COVID-19 pandemic and sweeping movements to advocate for racial equality have brought into focus the need for us, all of us, to take the lead and shape our future.”

Agarwal made the remarks during the President’s Address at Kidney Week Reimagined 2020.

He urged nephrologists to take the lead in building a kidney care workforce; advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity in the field; and expanding innovation and collaboration. He set an