Advocacy

The mission of the Kidney Advocacy Council is to protect and improve the quality of life for dialysis, transplant and kidney disease patients throughout Illinois through legislative change. 

 

If you have any questions, please email advocacy@nkfi.org or call 312-321-1500. 

Urgent Action Needed

The Senate Finance Committee is holding a hearing on the Graham Cassidy bill today (Monday, September 25) at 1pm CST. They are taking written testimony from organizations and individuals. Please, please consider taking 5 minutes from your day to submit testimony on behalf of yourself and/or loved ones living with kidney disease.

Community Catalyst has drafted a letter template and instructions so it's easy to personalize and then email it to this address: GCHcomments@finance.senate.gov.

Letter Template

Instructions

Kidney Advocacy Council Members

Meet the members who are fighting to protect and improve the quality of life for dialysis, transplant and kidney disease patients. 

 

Shubha Ahya, MD

Divya Jain Arwindekar, DO

Jillian Dinga

Cybele Ghossein, MD

Kimberly Gosell

Linda Grande

Claudia Lora, MD

Della M. Major

Kim Pillischafske

Doug Penrod, RN

Tinh Phan, RN

Julio Zavala

 

If you have thoughts on how the KAC can fulfill our mission, please send inquiries to Advocacy@nkfi.org.