NKF Serving Northern California

Upcoming Events

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55th Annual Medical Symposium

Register Today!

Date: Friday, October 13, 2023

Location: Crowne Plaza, Foster City


Contact Patty McCormac Patty.McCormac@kidney.org to learn more about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities. 

35th Annual Authors Luncheon

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023; 12PM PT

Location: Palace Hotel San Francisco, CA & Virtual


Celebrating 35 Years!

Over the 34-year history of the Authors Luncheon, the event has welcomed tens of thousands of Bay Area literary enthusiasts to celebrate best-selling authors, while supporting the efforts of the NKF. This Fall, the Authors Luncheon celebrates 35 years of uniting authors and literary enthusiasts for the benefit of kidney patients everywhere. Join us as we reflect on the advancements made in kidney care and look forward to the lives we can change together.


Contact Christina Davis Christina.Davis@kidney.org to learn about Sponsorship, Tables, and Tickets.

Kidney Community Education

Webinar: Get Uncomfortable With Lupus Nephritis: What You Need to Know About Lupus and the Kidneys

Date: Thurs, September 14, 2023
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT


Lupus nephritis, an inflammation of the kidneys, is a serious complication of lupus that can cause irreversible kidney damage and kidney failure. One in two people living with lupus may develop lupus nephritis over time.


Join us for a virtual discussion about some of the uncomfortable aspects of lupus nephritis and learn what steps you can take to help prevent further damage.


Thank you to our sponsor, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, for making this program possible. 


Webinar: Who You Gonna Call? Getting Dialysis or Transplant Care Concerns Addressed

Date: Tue, August 22, 2023

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT


Topics Include:

  • Knowing your rights as a patient
  • First steps toward resolution with dialysis clinic or transplant center
  • Other resources: the role of the End Stage Renal Network



Kidney Walk

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Northern California Kidney Walk

Thank you to the 800+ registered walkers and many sponsors who made the 2023 Northern California Kidney Walk a success!  

Through this event, we raised awareness about Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) which affects 37 million Americans, and allowed many in Northern California affected with CKD to connect with others in their community.


Local Office

220 Montgomery Street
Suite 1041
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415.543.3303
Toll Free: 888.427.5653
Fax: 415.543.3331

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