Nephrology Workforce

ASN has opened a search for the next Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP®) Editorial Director. The current NephSAP Co-Directors’, Gerald A. Hladik, MD and Jerry Yee, MD, FASN, conclude their successful leadership of NephSAP on December 31, 2019.

A recent ASN Flash Poll found differing opinions among academic nephrologists over procedures, specifically catheter placements and kidney biopsies. Stewart Lecker, MD, PhD, on behalf of the ASN Workforce and Training Committee, developed the survey to capture current perspectives on procedural competence among training program directors (TPDs), associate TPDs (APDs), and division chiefs.

ASN Data Science Officer Kurtis Pivert takes a look at a new survey of American physicians: regulatory and administrative pressures are taking a big bite out of the joy of practicing medicine.

This year ASN created a Workforce and Career Advancement Department to bring together the programs that help advance the careers of current and future kidney professionals. ASN needs your input  to extend the success of these efforts.

What can NRMP Match data tell us about specialty choice? ASN Data Science Officer Kurtis Pivert takes a look.


ASN Data Science Officer Kurtis Pivert takes a look at the nephrologists' responses in the Medscape Young Physicians Compensation Report.

AMGA data indicate above-average salary increases for nephrologists in 2015. 

ASN President Raymond C. Harris, MD, FASN reports on ASN's progress on advancing diversity and inclusion at the 2016 NIDDK Network of Minority Investigators meeting.

Since its inception in December 2013, the ASN Diversity and Inclusion Work Group has launched a number of successful initiatives: creating an ASN mission, vision, and values statement on diversity and inclusion, transforming collection of demographic information to help inform ASN’s services to its members and the kidney community, adding LGBT representation, and establishing several key partnerships:

Building the Nephrology Workforce:  ASN Creates Workforce and Career Advancement Department

The William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program focuses on the next generation of clinician educators by supporting projects that advance all facets of nephrology education and teaching.

Applying to nephrology training programs? Save these dates.

Why do people choose nephrology? What excites kidney professionals about patient care and research? Kidney professionals share their stories. Why did you choose nephrology? Let us know at