The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has over 15,000 physician and scientist members that lead the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

American Society of Nephrology (Wikipedia)
American Society of Nephrology
ASN Logo
Founded 1966; 50 years ago (1966)
Type Medical
Focus Nephrology, Kidney Disease, Medical Research, Education and Public Policy
Area served
c. 15,000
Key people
Raymond C. Harris, MD, FASN
Tod Ibrahim
(Executive Director)
Slogan Leading the Fight Against Kidney Disease

Founded in 1966, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is the world’s largest professional society devoted to the study of kidney disease. Composed of over 15,000 physicians and scientists, ASN promotes expert patient care, advances medical research, and educates the renal community. ASN also informs policymakers about issues of importance to kidney doctors and their patients.

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