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American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
AABB is an international association representing individuals and institutions involved in activitites related to transfusion and cellular therapies, including transplantation medicine.

American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is a national non-profit organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients.  We strive to educate and improve the health and well-being of chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, those on hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and transplant recipients.

American Kidney Fund (AKF)
The American Kidney Fund provides direct financial assistance to kidney patients in need, and education to those with and at risk for kidney disease.

American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA)
This site centers around ANNA’s functional areas: education, clinical practice, representation and research. You will find everything you need to know about ANNA chapters, becoming a member, continuing education and ANNA publications, including a link to the Nephrology Nursing Journal.

American Society for Apheresis(ASFA)
ASFA is an organization of physicians, scientists, and other allied health professionals whose mission is to lead the field of apheresis through patient and donor care, research, education and advocacy.

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
Describes the programs and services offered by ASN to meet the professional and continuing education needs of its members. You will find a membership directory, job placement service and meetings & conference information within the pages of this site.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and health education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.

European Dialysis and Transplantation Nurses Association (EDTNA/ERCA)
The European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association/European Renal Care Association (EDTNA/ERCA) was established in 1971 to address the special needs of nurses and other professionals that treat patients suffering from renal failure.

European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA)
EKHA is a common effort by stakeholders to propose solutions for the challenges of Chronic Kidney Disease in Europe through effective prevention and a more efficient care pathway intended to facilitate the provision of appropriate and affordable treatment to all Europeans equally, while promoting the highest quality of care. EKHA works on the principle that the issue of kidney health and disease must be considered at European level and that both the European Commission and European Parliament have vital roles to play in assisting national governments with these challenges.

European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS)
European Paediatric Neurology Society a society for physicians with a research or clinical interest in Paediatric Neurology. With more than 1,500 members, the EPNS is a thriving and growing society which continues to play an important role in and beyond Europe by promoting training, clinical care and scientific research in the field of Paediatric Neurology.

European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA)
The objects of the ERA-EDTA are the advancement of medical science by promoting fundamental and clinical advances in the field of nephrology, dialysis, renal transplantation, hypertension, and related subjects.

Forum of End-Stage Renal Disease Networks
The Forum of ESRD Networks is a not-for-profit organization that advocates on behalf of its membership and coordinates projects and activities of mutual interests to ESRD Networks. All 18 ESRD Networks are members of the Forum which facilitates the flow of information and advances a national quality agenda with CMS and other renal organizations.

Hypertension, Dialysis & Clinical Nephrology (HDCN)
Hypertension, Dialysis, and Clinical Nephrology provides up-to-date, selected information on renal disorders and their treatment (hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis), and about hypertension, dialysis, and clinical nephrology topics.

International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA)
The International Pediatric Nephrology Association is a global, 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization that believes that all children deserve to be healthy and receive optimal treatment and care for kidney disease regardless of their economic level or political choice. IPNA facilitates the exchange of knowledge and expertise without barriers, does not discriminate and is committed to international understanding. Through our programs, IPNA works to disseminate knowledge about kidney disease in children in the areas where care is needed most, and IPNA is the ONLY organization in the world today providing these services for children with kidney disease.

International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD)
This site contains information regarding membership, congresses and meetings, ISPD recommended guidelines, access to PDI publications and links to sites for medical and nursing personnel, as well as patients.

Kidney and Urology Foundation of America, Inc.
The Kidney & Urology Foundation of America, Inc. is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people avoid the debilitating effects of kidney and urologic diseases.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports much of the clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields as well as many basic science disciplines.

National Kidney Foundation (NKF)
The NKF seeks to improve the care and treatment of patients with diseases of the kidney and urinary tract through advances in detection, diagnosis and treatment. They have a button specifically for healthcare professionals on their site, linking you to a wealth of information.

National Renal Administrators Association (NRAA)
The National Renal Administrators Association (NRAA) is a nonprofit organization representing professional managers of dialysis facilities and centers throughout the United States.

National Transplant Assistance Fund
The National Transplant Assistance Fund has been a trusted resource in the transplant community for more than 23 years.

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse is an information dissemination service, which was established to increase knowledge and understanding about diseases of the kidneys and urologic system for individuals with these conditions, their families, healthcare professionals and the general public.

Renal Physicians Association (RPA)
RPA is a non-profit 501c6 national nephrology specialty medical association, and is a advocy organization for nephrology practice.

Renal Research Institute (RRI)
The Renal Research Institute (RRI) is dedicated to advancing therapy options for dialysis patients to provide the highest caliber of care based on advanced clinical technology.

The American Society of Transplantation (AST)
The American Society of Transplantation (AST) was founded in 1982 and is an organization of more than 2,500 transplant professionals dedicated to research, education, advocacy and patient care in transplantation. Our goal is to offer a forum for the exchange of knowledge, scientific information and expertise in the field of transplantation.

United States Renal Data System (USRDS)
The USRDS is a national data system that collects, analyzes, and distributes information about end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States. Abundant reference tables and graphics are available at this site.

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