Professional membership

Professional Membership

We are interprofessional. We are clinicians and researchers. We are advocates.

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doctors standing in her office with a kidney anatomy chart

Membership Benefits

  • New research at your fingertips through NKF’s family of premiere journals*
  • Engage in free and discounted CME activities through NKF’s Professional Education Resource Center
  • Profession specific clinical resources for applicable professions
  • Receive discounted registration to the NKF Spring Clinical Meetings
  • Apply for research grants and educational stipends

*E-access available to most membership types

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Explore Journal Access

AJKD is recognized worldwide as a leader in clinical nephrology content. The journal publishes original investigations describing the latest findings related to kidney diseases, hypertension, dialysis therapies, and kidney transplantation.
An open access journal focused on clinical medicine in nephrology and hypertension. The mission of Kidney Medicine is to disseminate knowledge relevant to the care of people with or at risk of kidney diseases. Articles appearing in Kidney Medicine include original research, case reports, and review articles.
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Published bi-monthly, AKDH presents focused review articles devoted to a single topic of current importance in clinical nephrology and related fields.
This journal is devoted exclusively to renal nutrition science and renal dietetics. Its content is appropriate for nutritionists, physicians and researchers working in nephrology. Each issue contains a state-of-the-art review, original research, articles on the clinical management and education of patients, a current literature review, and nutritional analysis of food products that have clinical relevance.
The official journal of the Council of Nephrology Social Workers. Includes original, peer reviewed research papers as well as book reviews, commentary and reprinted articles from various related professional journals.