American Association of Kidney Patients
A national organization founded and directed by kidney patients to inform patients and the public about kidney disease.
American Foundation for Urologic Disease
A not for profit organization dedicated to the study of major urological diseases.
American Kidney Fund
A philanthropic and educational organization that provides both direct financial assistance, as well as, educational resources to meet the needs of kidney patients.
American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA)
The Associations official site offering membership as well as general interest information.
American Society of Artificial Internal Organs
A membership representing government, industry, independent and university research with a focus on the research, development and application of bionic technologies.
American Society of Hypertension
Offers information on hypertension and other related cardiovascular diseases.
American Society of Nephrology
Professional society of nephrologists provides those who research diseases and disorders of the kidney.
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
Professional society works to promote and disseminate advances in the clinical practice of pediatric nephrology.
American Society of Transplantation
Professional society of scientists and physicians active in research and the management of transplant patients.
Central Society for Clinical Research
Academic medical society of the Midwest working to advance medical science, clinical research and improve medical practice.
Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC)
DPC is a non-profit patient organization dedication to improving the quality of life for dialysis and pre-dialysis patients.
Hereditary Nephritis Foundation
Supports education and research of inherited kidney diseases.
International Society for Hemodialysis
The ISHD is a member organization open to any individual who is interested in the field of hemodialysis. The society works to improve the care of patients with renal failure by promoting dialysis research and facilitating dissemination of dialysis knowledge by means of conferences, publications, and the internet.
International Society of Nephrology
The ISN is the global professional organization representing physicians and healthcare professionals around the world who treat people with kidney and related diseases.
International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
The ISPD is an organization dedicated to advance the knowledge of the therapy of peritoneal dialysis throughout the world. The main objective of ISPD is to disseminate, on an international basis, the most up-to-date information and advances in peritoneal dialysis technology and clinical applications to improve the well-being of patients.
Kidney and Urology Foundation of America
A not-for-profit national organization focused on kidney and urologic research.
National Association of Nephrology Technicians and Technologists (NANT)
Nonprofit professional association working to promote education, certification and licensing of dialysis technicians.
National Kidney Foundation
A resource for information and funding for research into the causes of kidney failure.
Additionally, K/DOQI and DOQI guidelines can be found here:
National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, Inc. www.nkfi.org
National Renal Administrators Association (NRAA)
A national, voluntary association representing managers of dialysis facilities.
Polycystic Kidney Research (PKR) Foundation
Organization dedicated to improving the treatment of polycystic kidney disease and to fund research to discover a cause and determine a cure for PKD.
Renal Physicians Association (RPA)
A notional medical association of renal health care providers including nephrologists, practice managers, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants
Renal Support Network (RSN)
A national, nonprofit organization founded by patients for patients to provide support, education and advocacy