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.

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

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.​

Directory of State Medical and Osteopathic Boards

From the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB):

Communities at ASN

ASN Communities offer multiple opportunities to connect with colleagues working in the areas that interest you most. Check out this rapidly growing and dynamic ASN initiative here.

Clinical Research

Kidney News Online has compiled a list of clinical research resources that may be useful to you.

Nephrology Fellowship Match Resources

Training the next generation of nephrologists is exciting and vital to advancing care for millions of people with kidney diseases. ASN sponsors the Nephrology Match and provides information for applicants and programs here

Kidney Health Initiative: Promoting Innovation in Kidney Care

The Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) promotes much-needed innovation in kidney care. This dynamic and fast-growing public private partnership brings together key members of the kidney community to identify obstacles to innovation and identify solutions that will foster advances in kidney care. Below are a few of the exciting projects KHI supports; learn more about KHI and how it advances research and treatment here.

Clinical Trial Endpoints and Design

Podcast: Dr. William M. Bennett and Dr. Jane O. Schell

The William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program focuses on the next generation of clinician educators by supporting projects that advance all facets of nephrology education and teaching.