News & Announcements

Call for New Pediatric Dialysis Task Force:
June 7, 2024

Do you want to ensure that your center is reporting accurate data in the context of the new pediatric ESRD add-on payment, but need more information? Do you lead the dialysis program at your institution or are you interested in leading one and need help? Do you wonder how other…

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In Memory of Dr. Ronald Jay Portman
May 31, 2024

Dr. Ronald Jay Portman passed away peacefully on May 30, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by the love of his life for 50+ years, Joan (Joni) Portman. Together they had three children, Wendi Portman Fried, Shayna Portman, and Zack Portman whose spouses, his sons and daughter…

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The Call for Pilot and Feasibility Proposals
May 20, 2024

The Pediatric Centers of Excellence in Nephrology proudly announce: The Call for Pilot and Feasibility Proposals The Pediatric Centers of Excellence in Nephrology (PCENs) at the University of Virginia, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Washington University in St. Louis are issuing a joint RFA for Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) projects. The PCEN program is…

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The Sediment Episode 4
May 16, 2024

Join us on this final episode of the The Sediment to discuss the 2024 Pediatric Academic Societies, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ASPN) conference sessions on urinary tract infections, vaccinations in nephrotic, CKD and transplant patients, hypertension, and neonatal nephrology with their respective moderators. Hot-off-the-press JAMA Peds article “Long-Term Cardiovascular Outcomes in Children…

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The Sediment Episode 3
May 13, 2024

Join us on this episode of The Sediment to discuss the 2024 Pediatric Academic Societies, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ASPN) conference sessions on kidney transplantation in special patient populations, big ideas and small numbers research, chronic dialysis and critical care nephrology with their respective moderators. St. Jude Childhood Cancer…

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The Sediment Episode 2
May 10, 2024

Join us on this episode of The Sediment to discuss the 2024 Pediatric Academic Societies, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ASPN) conference sessions on genetic testing, social determinants of health in kidney disease, and sickle cell disease with their respective moderators. We also honor this year’s ASPN awardees Pat Brophy,…

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The Sediment Episode 1
April 22, 2024

Welcome to the 2024 ASPN Meeting at Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS)! Co-hosts Dr. Sudha Garimella and Dr. Emily Zangla kick us off in our first episode of the year, covering the conference. They interview ASPN council members, Dr. Meredith Atkinson, Dr. Adam Weinstein and Dr. Priya Verghese on the visions…

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New Edition of Kidney Notes Quarterly Newsletter Available Now!
April 16, 2024

We’re excited to announce that the latest edition of our Kidney Notes quarterly newsletter is now live! In this edition, you’ll find: From the President: Updates and insights from our ASPN President. From the Editor: A personal note from our newsletter editor. ASPN Foundation: Latest initiatives and projects from the…

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CME Satellite Symposium on Rare Metabolic Disorders
April 11, 2024

Join us for an enlightening CME Satellite Symposium focusing on rare metabolic disorders. This educational event aims to raise awareness among pediatricians about the importance of newborn screening, diagnosis, and management of these often-overlooked disorders. Date: Sunday, May 05, 2024 Location: Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Metro Toronto Convention Center,…

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ASPN Go Mobile App Update!
April 10, 2024

We are excited to announce a new feature on the ASPN Go app! You can now post directly on the newsfeed to share updates, insights, and engage with fellow members. How to Post on the Newsfeed: 1. Open the ASPN Go app. 2. Navigate to the ‘Newsfeed’ section. 3. Tap…

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ASPN Summer 2024 Virtual Town Hall Meeting
June 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
ASPN Pathology Webinar – 5 years old with lupus, hematuria and proteinuria
July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
ASPN Advanced Practice Providers SIG Quarterly Meeting
July 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ASPN Small Group nephrologists – Immune Complex GN- Updates and Case Discussion
July 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
ASPN Radiology Webinar
August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Transplant Interest Group Meeting
August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
ASPN Division Head Meeting
August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
ASPN Pathology Webinar
September 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT