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The 13th Annual Mid-Atlantic First-Year Renal Fellow Symposium will take place on July 6-7, 2020. This two-day, non-CME symposium is designed to provide new fellows the background they need to start their fellowship and gain an immediate understanding of the disease states they are likely to encounter in nephrology. Due to the adapted, virtual nature of the symposium this year, we are excited to welcome first year nephrology fellows from programs nationwide. Please contact Marielle Van Thuyne for more information and details on registering.
This Symposium is supported by a Medical Education Grant from
Please join the National Kidney Foundation as we launch our Virtual Renal Roundtable Lectures. Register now for an exciting discussion on genetic testing for individuals who have been diagnosed with or who have a family history of chronic kidney disease.
PA - Register for Tuesday, July 14th, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
featuring Dr. Jonathan R. Diamond
NJ - Register for Thursday, July 23rd, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
featuring Dr. Wayne Kotzker, MD
The Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. Take a lifesaving step today and sign up for a walk.
Join the National Kidney Foundation for free health screenings and education about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk. Screening includes risk survey, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure check, free educational materials, and opportunity to speak with a health care professional.
For more information please contact Eleanor Kennedy at (215) 923-8611 ext. 743.
Looking to volunteer? Check out all the latest local volunteer opportunities here.
WE NEED YOUR VOICE! Pennsylvania’s Living Donor Protection Act (HB 924) has already been passed by the State House, but we need your support to get it pushed through the State Senate! Please click here to take a moment to write a personalized email to your senators. Help us to thank and assist our heroic living kidney donors across the state!
We are pleased to announce our first ever Medical Advisory Board in New Jersey, led by Dr. Narender Goel. Dr. Narender Goel is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a designated ASH Certified - Hypertension Specialist. He is also a member of National Kidney Foundation.
From celebrating transplant anniversaries, to bake sales and bowling tournaments, to pushing yourself with a 10K — the fundraising possibilities are endless with Team Kidney. What inspires YOU to become a part of the NKF's national community mobilizing against kidney disease? Join Team Kidney today!
Your Kidneys & You is a presentation on kidneys, risk factors and preventative action steps, with a focus on where to turn for more information. You may request a Your Kidneys & You presentation for your workplace, civic organization, school, club or place of worship by contacting Eleanor Kennedy
The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Cars Program enables you to turn in your used car, van, truck, motorcycle or even boat into funding for kidney education, research and organ donation programs. You'll also very likely receive two benefits you won't get from a dealer trade-in (or from a holiday song). You'll get a good feeling and you may even get a tax-deduction! Click here or call (800) 488-KARS!
Students will learn what organs can be donated, and how many lives can be saved from one donor. More Information
Pennsylvania residents who meet eligibility requirements are reimbursed for a portion of the transportation costs associated with traveling to and from dialysis treatment three times a week. This program is run in collaboration with, and within the guidelines of, the Pennsylvania State Renal Disease Program.
Please contact your social worker at your dialysis clinic for an application or click here to download an application.