Glomerular Disease

Dysproteinemias and Glomerular Disease

Dysproteinemia or plasma cell dyscrasia (PCD): patient presentation, current and future treatments.

Advancing the Kidney Health Workforce

The recently launched ASN Workforce Department administers programs focused on supporting kidney professionals, and attracting students and trainees to kidney medicine and research.

U.S. House Passes Major Research Funding Bill

Landmark legislation focused on speeding approval of drugs and medical devices and funding signature programs passed the US Senate Wednesday, November 30.

CJASN Ends One Era and Begins Another

As highlighted at today's plenary session, at year's end ASN Editor-in-Chief Gary Curhan, MD, ScD, FASN hands off the editorship of CJASN to Incoming Editor Rajnish Mehrotra, MD.

ASN Kidney Week 2016

ASN Kidney Week 2016: participants from more than 115 countries, coming together to advance care and research.

Nephrology Workforce Report 2016: Key Takeaways

There are several notable data points in this year’s GW report on nephrologist supply. I encourage you to read the executive summary and/or full report, and send your questions or comments to

ASN President's Column October 2016

Physicians, scientists, and other health professionals are problem solvers. This reality is especially true in nephrology, in which complex diseases and co-existing conditions are often challenging and sometimes daunting. However, this very complexity provides so many of us lifelong career interest and opportunities, and profound satisfaction when we can provide and improve care for our patients with kidney diseases.

Nephrology Careers: A Closer Look

Match season is upon us. Take a look at the variety of careers in nephrology, and ASN's Match resources.

North Carolina Medical Society Takes the Lead Supporting Physician Health

Physicians are highly dedicated professionals performing highly stressful jobs. In this Q&A, NCMS Executive Vice President and CEO Robert W. Seligson discusses recently launched efforts to proactively address stress, burnout and suicide risk in physicians. "We are offering the NCMS as an organization willing to take on this issue."

Interoperability and Health Data: Do We Need to Change the Definition?

This perspective piece argues "the MACRA definition of interoperability is based on an aging IEEE statement from 1990 and that definition was never intended to describe the interoperability of health data records nor interoperation of EHR or HIT systems.”​