Kidney Week

House and Registration Now Open for Kidney Week 2019

November 7 – 10, 2019 | Washington, DC

Travel Support for ASN Kidney Week 2019, Applications Open

ASN is now accepting applications for travel support to attend ASN Kidney Week 2019 in Washington, DC. The deadline to apply is Monday, June 24, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

ASN offers travel support opportunities for trainees (students, residents, and fellows) to participate in the following programs:

Disparities in Child Transplant Outcomes Widen

Long-term survival among black and Hispanic children after kidney transplant worsened compared with their white counterparts over the past 2 decades, found a study presented at Kidney Week 2018.

Conservative Approach to Blood Transfusions in Cardiac Surgery Safe for Kidney

More conservative use of blood transfusions during cardiac surgery is safe for the kidneys, suggests results from the Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery-III (TRICS-III) trial presented at Kidney Week 2018 in San Diego, CA.

Podcasts at ASN Kidney Week 2018

During Kidney Week 2018, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is releasing daily podcasts covering the interesting topics of each day in San Diego. Featured are talks lead by ASN President Mark D. Okusa, MD, FASN and ASN Program Committee Chair Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD, FASN.

Improving Quality of Care for CKD and ESRD Patients: Designing the Ideal Metrics and

Quality of care measurement and implementation both pose unique challenges. The Friday morning session at ASN Kidney Week, “Quality is Job One: Improving Care for CKD and ESRD Patients” tackled these two key issues.

Debate at Kidney Week: Intensivist vs Nephrologist for Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) in the ICU

A lively, but friendly, debate over RRT in the ICU took place late yesterday in a “Timely Debate” session before a standing-room only crowd.

New ASN TV at Kidney Week 2018

We are excited to announce the launch of ASN TV at Kidney Week 2018. ASN TV brings a thrilling new element to the conference, using video to enhance your experience throughout this world leading event. It will serve as a unique platform to highlight the most important issues and aspects in nephrology.

Partnering with award winning international film and broadcasting company, WebsEdge, ASN TV will produce daily episodes throughout the conference. Each episode will feature:

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