Nephrology Careers

Building the Future: Search for NephSAP® Editorial Director

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.

Possible Effects of the Travel Ban on Nephrology

ASN's David White breaks down how the Trump administration travel ban and subsequent court battles may have an effect on the future of the nephrology workforce.

ASN Data Bytes: Academics Offer Diverging Opinions on Nephrology Procedures

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 Bytes: 2016 Survey Finds American Physicians in a Sour Mood

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.

ASN: Supporting the Current Workforce and Building the Future

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.

The Short Long View: Trends in the Medical Specialties Match

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


ASN Data Bytes: Interpreting the Medscape Young Physicians Compensation Report

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

Report Shows Increase in Compensation for Nephrologists

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

The Diversity and Inclusion Work Group: Moving ASN Forward

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

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