NKF Serving Northern California

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2024 Northern California Kidney Walk

Registration Open Now

On Sunday, June 23, 2024, the 2024 Northern California Kidney Walk returns to PayPal Park in San Jose!


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.



To register for the event and find more information about the Kidney Walk, go to 2024 Northern California Kidney Walk.


Interested in becoming a sponsor? Please contact Joe Grubbs at 818.783.8153 x542 or joe.grubbs@kidney.org.


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Prioritizing Living Donation Awareness and Education for Your Patients

Lunch & Learn Sessions for Dialysis Professionals

In Session 6 in the Navigating Transplant: A Guide to Empowering Your Patients series, we welcome seasoned professionals from transplant and organ donation to share their experiences. In this lunch & learn session, our panel will demonstrate the importance of living donation as a transplant treatment priority, describe the current trends in living donation, discuss options for increasing kidney donation prevalence, and cover the evaluation process for the living donor and recipient. This virtual session will be on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 12pm PT / 2pm CT / 3pm ET and is for 1.0 CE credit.  

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56th Annual Medical Symposium

Save the Date

Mark your calendar! This year's NKF Medical Symposium will be held on Friday, October 18, 2024.  More information to come. 


Were you too darn busy to attend the 55th Annual Medical Symposium in-person in 2023? The talks got rave reviews – watch the recordings and earn the credits! REGISTER HERE. This program is available until April 2024.

Need assistance? Email CMEinfo@kidney.org

Authors Luncheon Save the Date

36th Annual Authors Luncheon

Celebrating literary excellence and philanthropy, the National Kidney Foundation’s Authors Luncheon returns on Saturday, November 9, 2024, to the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco.


Since its inception, this iconic event has united authors and literary enthusiasts to support kidney patients through the NKF, welcoming guests to revel in the magic of
storytelling while supporting NKF’s efforts to transform kidney care. Join us and be part of this year’s celebration, where every page turned makes a difference in the lives of many!



Contact Christina Davis, Development Director

e: christina.davis@kidney.org | p: 415.543.3303x541

Community Initiatives

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Bay Area Ending Disparities in Chronic Kidney Disease Stakeholder Summit

Over the past few months, healthcare professionals and community members in the Bay Area have convened in four workgroups to discuss barriers, solutions, and equitable implementation strategies to improve early testing and diagnosis of CKD. In collaboration with these thought leaders. With nearly 100 participants in the summit, NKF and the summit workgroup members met on Wednesday, March 27th from 9:00 to 11:00 am PDT to share the Bay Area CKD strategy.


For summit resources and the roadmap, please contact Nina Sherpa-Pine, Director of Community Impact and Health Partnerships, nina.sherpapine@kidney.org.


Click the button below to learn more about the background of the summit, including the NKF collective impact strategy, action workgroups, and summit co-chairs. 

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Phone: 415.543.3303
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