Distinguished Clinical Service Award

Award Criteria

  • Recognizes individuals who combine the art of medicine with the skills demanded by the scientific body of knowledge in service to patients.
  • Exemplifies leadership and excellence in the practice of nephrology and whose time is spent primarily in the delivery of patient care.

Perspectives on Innovation and Transformation in Kidney Care” will be the topic of a plenary on Saturday, Nov. 9, that will feature famous inventor Dean Kamen.

Dean Kamen

Early Programs

ASN offers 10 Early Programs on November 5–6, preceding the Annual Meeting (November 7–10). New offerings are:

A winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will give a state-of-the-art lecture titled “Genes Controlling Sleep and Circadian Rhythms” at the plenary session on Friday, Nov. 8.

Michael Young, PhD

Bruce Culleton, MD, will be one of the co-presenters at a plenary session on “Perspectives on Innovation and Transformation in Kidney Care” on Saturday, Nov. 9.

Bruce Culleton, MD

Detective Nephron, world-renowned for his expert analytic skills, trains budding physician-detectives in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. L. O. Henle, a budding nephrologist, presents a new case to the master consultant.

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.

Adam Boehler