NKF Serving Northern California

Virtual Patient Education Series: Living Well with Kidney Disease

Attend one or both sessions for free. For Session 1 agenda click here.


Sunday, September 19, 2021 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm PT

  • Update on the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Antibody Observational Study
  • Navigating Pandemic Uncertainty, an MD”s Perspective
  • Patient Panel: Living Through the Pandemic

Sunday, October 24, 2021 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm PT

  • Managing the Symptoms of Kidney Disease
  • Patient Panel: Practical Strategies for Living Well

Thank you to Presenting Sponsors: CareDx and Horizon Therapeutics

53rd Annual NKF Medical Symposium

Join us for a day of thought-provoking, practice-strengthening topics, presented by an expert faculty. For the agenda click here.

Register online

Date/Time: Friday, October 15, 2021
7am - Hopin virtual platform and expo open
8am - 6pm PDT - sessions, exhibits, networking

Program Chair, Sijie Zheng, MD, PhD

Early Bird Discount extended through September 14
Satellite employees discount code: email Doris Lew

Thank you to our 2021 Virtual Expo Hall Sponsors:
PREMIER Sponsor Amgen
GOLD Sponsors FMC Renal Pharmaceuticals, Satellite Healthcare
SILVER Sponsors AstraZeneca, Pentec Health, Talaris Therapeutics,Vifor Pharma
EXHIBITORS Akebia, Alexion, Brooks Health Care, CareDx, FMC Renal Technologies, Natera, Otsuka, Travere Therapeutics

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact patty.mccormac@kidney.org.

West Coast Kidney Walk

On Sunday, October 3, we invite you to walk your way in the 2021 West Coast Kidney Walk!

The countdown has begun, register today and join us as we virtually walk on behalf of kidney patients everywhere!

Register here

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact julie.himot@kidney.org

33rd Annual Authors Luncheon

Join us Saturday, November 13, 12PM PT

You’ve read them, now meet them! This year’s featured authors:

  • Walter Mosley—The Awkward Black Man; Devil in a Blue Dress
  • Mary Roach—Fuzz; Gulp; Stiff
  • Elizabeth Strout—OhWilliam!; Olive Kitteridge
  • Amor Towles—The Lincoln Highway; A Gentlemen in Moscow

With special guests:

  • Michael Krasny
  • Gail Tsukiyama

For more information on sponsorship and individual tickets visit: kidney.org/authors or contact amy.hewitt@kidney.org

Toll free helpline

Kidney disease or transplant can be scary. Speak with a specialist who will answer your questions and listen to your concerns.

Patient-to-patient support program

Speak with a peer mentor who shares your experiences with dialysis, transplant or living kidney donation.