Leading Edge

Perspective: Why Nephrology Needs a Blockbuster Therapeutic

This insightful piece by  Dr. Bruce A. Molitoris proved to be the second most popular perspective KN Online posted in 2016.

Does Clinical Research Have A "Compatability" Problem?

Read this Nature editorial; use the Talk Back button to let us know what you think.

ASN President's Column May 2016

Nephrologists have always been considered among the best educators in medicine. Our commitment to excellence in patient care and research extends to finding innovative ways to teach students, residents and fellows about some of the most complex (and interesting) issues physicians and scientists face. Nephrologists also provide complete care for a complex patient population in ways that most other specialties do not.

Making a Difference for Kidney Health

ASNAAKP and kidney patients visited Capitol Hill to talk to legislators and staff about the Living Donor Protection Act. What happened?

ABIM Announces New MOC Options.

ABIM announces new MOC options to launch January 2018 (Internal Medicine). Includes public comment period. 

Building the Nephrology Workforce

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

ASN Names Next Editor-in-Chief of CJASN

ASN has named Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, FASN, as CJASN Editor-in-Chief effective January 1, 2017. He will serve a six-year term.

Reinventing Nephrology: From Molecule to Man. Kidney Week 2016 Q&A with Program Director Roy Zent, MD, PhD

Roy Zent, MD, PhD is Chair of the Kidney Week 2016 Program Committee. Dr. Zent answers questions about this year's program.

Making the Transplant Team Work: Q&A with Dr. Yolanda Becker and Dr. Michelle Josephson

Transplant surgeon Yolanda T. Becker, MD and transplant physician Michelle A. Josephson, MD provide insights into making a team approach work in a complex and high-pressure environment.​

Putting SPRINT Into Practice

Check out this interview with George Bakris, MD, FASN about the significance of recent SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) results.