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Increasing opportunities for patients to have kidney transplants and ensuring equitable access to those transplants is a top priority for ASN.
ASN stands by its advocacy efforts to improve care for kidney transplant patients and candidates by increasing OPTN accountability and transparency.
The legislation would prohibit discrimination against living donors obtaining life, disability, and long-term care insurance, and improve job security.
ASN celebrates nephrology nurses for their hard work and commitment to improving the lives of patients with kidney diseases.
Editorial Fellows participate in all ASN Kidney News editorial processes, including reviewing articles, developing the Fellows First column, and identifying topics for invited articles and special issues.
Distinctions in delivery are notable between two options—either attending Kidney Week in-person in Orlando or attending in a fully virtual capacity—but both experiences promise to be enlightening and rewarding.
ASN also renews its call for a systemwide set of improvements for the organ transplantation program.
ASN is retaining complete control over editorial content, strategy, and decisions while gaining technical, editorial, sales, and financial support. ASN will continue publishing cutting-edge nephrology science.
In a letter to HRSA, ASN emphasized the need for separating the technology portion of the OPTN contract as a stand-alone contract, requiring OPTN contractors to have complete and accurate data, and the enforcement of separate governance boards.
Temperature changes, shifting precipitation patterns, and increasing vector-human contact have led to a wider prevalence of kidney diseases across the world.