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Recognition & Awards

The National Kidney Foundation awards those health care professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of kidney disease. Distinguished award winners and International Medal recipients are recognized onsite at a special President's Dinner. Professional Council awards are distributed onsite at the respective Networking Luncheons on Thursday, March 26th.

The Shaul G. Massry Distinguished Lecture

Michael Emmett, MD, MACP

The Donald W. Seldin Distinguished Award

David Salant, MD

The Garabed Eknoyan Award

Michael Choi, MD, FNKF

The David M. Hume Memorial Award

Josef Coresh, MD, PhD, MHS

The J. Michael Lazarus Award

Fredric Finkelstein, MD, FNKF

Joel D. Kopple Award

Maria Chan, PhD, RD, BSc

Medical Advisory Board Distinguished Service Award

John C.L. Wang, MD, PhD

International Medals

Gavin Becker, MD, FRACP, FNKF – Australia
Amit Garg, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FACP – Canada
Adeera Levin, MD, FRCPC – Canada
Raymond Vanholder, MD, PhD – Belgium

Council Awards

Council of Advanced Practitioners
Council of Nephrology Social Workers
Council on Renal Nutrition