You can estimate a GFR for adults or children using our GFR calculators or read a list of frequently asked questions pertaining to the current recommendations for the estimation of GFR.

Research Spotlight

See how NKF researchers are making strides in the fight against kidney disease.

Professional Education Resource Center (PERC)

This resource center is designed for professionals committed to continuing their education and improving patient outcomes. Here you will find activities on an array of carefully selected topics given by renowned faculty.


Find the latest news, resources, and membership information for physicians, scientists, and pharmacists, including details on the Fellowship of the National Kidney Foundation and the Renal Fellow Network.

Nurses & Technicians

Learn more about what the Council of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians can offer you. Get access to tools, resources, CEU offerings, and much more.


Developed by NKF's Council on Renal Nutrition, access valuable resources, presentations, pocket guides, and much more.

Advanced Practitioners

Access salary & benefits survey results, CMS resources, CME/CE offerings, and NKF's Council of Advanced Practitioners membership options.

Social Workers

Access essential tools and CEU offerings. Learn about the Nephrology Social Work Certification Program, and view results of salary and caseload surveys. All offered by NKF's Council of Nephrology Social Workers.

Kidney Career Center

The leading recruitment resource for the kidney health industry. Employers/recruiters have targeted access to individuals seeking careers in kidney health while job seekers will find up-to-date, comprehensive job listings.


Learn about NKF's four professional journals: American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, Journal of Renal Nutrition, and the Journal of Nephrology Social Work.


Recognized throughout the world for improving the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease and improved the lives of thousands of kidney patients.


A listing of meetings around the world that may be of interest to nephrologists and other health care professionals.

Education and Research

Learn about the latest advancements in the detection and treatment of CKD through our KDOQI, KDIGO, research, and continuing education initiatives.

NKF Store

Find a complete library of informative resources on kidney health, chronic kidney disease and all aspects of organ donation. Learn how to make healthy choices, provide support for your loved ones and cope with the stresses associated with illness. Single copies of all patient resources are free to patients and their families.