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Apr 10, 2019, 13:28 ET Kidney Patients And The GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences Host Inaugural Global Summit Focused on Innovations in Kidney Care

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) and the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) are pleased...


Mar 05, 2019, 09:10 ET Statements from the American Association of Kidney Patients

In response to March 4, 2019 remarks delivered by Secretary Alex Azar in Washington, D.C. at the Kidney Patient Summit, the American Association of...


Feb 19, 2019, 11:24 ET The American Association Of Kidney Patients Announces Jenny Kitsen Patient Safety Award Recipient For Grant Cycle 2019

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is pleased to announce the Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition as the recipient of its...


Jan 17, 2019, 12:05 ET Kidney Professionals Named As 2019 Medal Of Excellence Award Winners

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), America's largest independent, patient-lead kidney advocacy organization, has announced...


Oct 19, 2018, 12:12 ET New Board Officers Announced for America's Largest Kidney Patient Group

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) announced results of their recent Board of Director Officer elections and leadership succession...


Oct 03, 2018, 16:47 ET Kidney Policy Summit Elevates Innovation Over Status Quo

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) hosted its Inaugural Public Policy Summit entitled The Transformation of American Kidney Care, on...


Sep 26, 2018, 09:57 ET Kidney Patients Support Nutrition App Developed by VA and Largest Kidney Professional Group

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP – www.aakp.org) the nation's oldest and largest, fully independent kidney patient organization, is...


Aug 31, 2018, 18:29 ET Labor Secretary Acosta Earns Patient Praise For Organ Donor Job Protections On Eve Of Labor Day Weekend

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) today thanked U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta for his leadership and bold action to protect...


Aug 17, 2018, 17:26 ET Largest Kidney Patient Group Backs Artificial Kidney Development

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the nation's oldest and largest, fully independent kidney patient organization announced plans to ...


Jul 26, 2018, 11:27 ET AAKP Advances Efforts On Employment And Kidney Disease

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the nation's oldest and largest, fully independent kidney patient organization, continues efforts ...


Jul 25, 2018, 14:55 ET U.S. Kidney Patients Help Drive Care Innovation

The largest and oldest, fully independent kidney patient organization in the U.S., the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), recently...


Jun 18, 2018, 11:02 ET Florida Executive To Lead Top USA Kidney Patient Group

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) Board of Directors announced that it has voted to hire Mrs. Diana Clynes as the Association's new...


Jun 13, 2018, 04:48 ET Awardees Named By Largest U.S. Kidney Patient Organization

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) formally announced 2018 recipients of their highly competitive national awards. AAKP is the...


May 23, 2018, 12:53 ET Top Innovation Award For Kidney Patient Safety Opens Grant Cycle

Applications for the 2018-2019 grant cycle of the Jenny Kitsen Patient Safety Award are now available from the American Association of Kidney...


May 22, 2018, 04:05 ET Kidney Advocates Spotlight National Gout Awareness Day

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), America's largest, independent and patient-led kidney advocacy organization, is observing May...


Mar 30, 2018, 01:40 ET U.S.M.C. Veteran Named To Lead National Kidney Health Effort

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest fully independent patient-led kidney advocacy organization in the United States, has...


Feb 14, 2018, 04:00 ET Kidney Professionals Named As 2018 Medal Of Excellence Award Winners

The American Association of Kidney Patients America's largest patient-lead kidney advocacy organization, has announced the recipients of its 2018...


Jan 26, 2018, 09:03 ET Florida To Host Largest Kidney Patient Meeting In America

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) announced the new date for its 43rd Annual National Patient Meeting. The meeting will be held on...


Nov 02, 2017, 12:17 ET Transplant Patients Honored By World's Largest Organization Of Kidney Health Professionals

The leadership of the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), President Paul T. Conway and Vice President and Chair of Public Policy Richard...


Jul 03, 2017, 16:54 ET Independence for Workers with Chronic Kidney Disease Means Keeping Job and Avoiding Disability

A new national report recommends that working-age Americans who have been diagnosed with non-dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) learn more about...