Kidney News

Kidney News


A senior official in the Trump administration will speak on “The Future of Value-Based Care and Nephrology” in the Christopher R. Blagg, MD, Lectureship in Kidney Diseases and Public Policy on Friday, Nov. 8.

Practice Pointers

Kidney News Editorial Board member Edgar Lerma, MD, FASN, interviewed George Bakris, MD, FASN, about clinicians’ experience with the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Hypertension Guidelines (1).

Policy Update

Creation of payment models is a critical component of the Executive Order on the Advancing American Kidney Health (AAKH) initiative issued by President Donald J. Trump on July 10, 2019.

Industry Spotlight

In the spring of 2020, nephrologist Reshma Kewalramani, MD, FASN, will assume the mantle of president and CEO of Vertex (Boston), a biotechnology company with revenues of $3.04 billion for fiscal year 2018.

Fellows Corner

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April 2017 Issue

ASN will recognize the wide-ranging contributions of Vicente E. Torres, MD, PhD, with the presentation of the John P. Peters Award on Friday, Nov. 8.

The John P. Peters Award is given for outstanding contributions to improving the lives of patients and to furthering the understanding of the kidney in health and disease.

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