NKF Serving Northern California/Pacific Northwest

2016 Bay Area Kidney Walks

Walk the Kidney Walk!

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.

To see photos from the 2015 Bay Area Kidney Walks, visit our Facebook Page.

San Francisco Kidney Walk  – Justin Herman Plaza – The Embarcadero
Silicon Valley Kidney Walk –  Cityview Plaza – San Jose
East Bay Kidney Walk  – Bishop Ranch – San Ramon

Nephrology Journal Club

Tuesday, February 09, 2016
: 6:15 PM 
Dinner: 6:45 PM 
Program: 7:00-9:00 PM

Hotel Valencia 
355 Santana Row 
San Jose, CA 95128

The SCVMC NKF Quarterly Nephrology Journal Club provides nephrologists with updates, knowledge & problem-solving strategies around difficult cases & disease states in CKD so that they may better treat patients. Click here for a registration form.

Please register by February 5th to Rachel Cutter at rachel.cutter@kidney.org or 415.543.3303 ext. 502.

Join Team Kidney

Take the fight to the finish line!

Join us at the 2016 San Francisco Marathon.

KEEP Healthy - Free Kidney Health Check

The National Kidney Foundation's community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk.

Check-up includes: risk survey, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure check, free educational materials, and opportunity to speak with a health care professional. Click here for more information.

March 19, 2016
Tzu Chi Foundation,
2355 Oakland Rd.,
San Jose, CA 95131

Click Here to download our flyer for this event. 


28th Annual San Francisco Authors Luncheon


Join us in Fall 2016! Location and authors to be announced soon. For sponsorship information, click here

Please support our literary partner Book Passage

Dialysis to Transplant: Optimal Wellness


A Patient & Community Education Symposium
Sunday, March 6, 2016

The Atrium
Legacy Emanuel Hospital
2801 N Gantenbein Ave. 
Portland, OR 97227 

To register and for more information, contact Danielle Esquivel 

Let's make sure we keep our kidneys healthy.

Watch the video below!

Become a Your Kidneys & You Volunteer!

Make a difference by spreading awareness about kidneys and kidney disease in your local community. For more information, and for training dates and locations, please contact Dani Esquivel

Visit https://www.kidney.org/yourkidneysandyou to learn more