The Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) and KidneyX are leading the fight to put new tools in the hands of kidney health professionals by stimulating the development of new solutions for patients with kidney diseases. Both of these initiatives help the kidney community by giving new tools to nephrologists in their fight against kidney diseases, providing inspiration to future nephrologists, and offering hope the patients we treat every day.
In September of 2016, ASN hosted its Second PhD Summit in Washington, DC, to discuss how the society can better serve PhD members. This February, ASN Council approved the Summit’s recommendations. Table 1 shows the final recommendations and the relevant ASN committee assigned to implement them.
Over the next year, look for updates on these items in the Basic Science Research community in ASN Communities and in communications from the Committees.