about the programs
our mission in action
The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois supports the future of patient care by investing in Illinois' healthcare community. We offer medical practitioners access to continuing education, connect them to professional development opportunities, and help them stay up-to-date on advances in research and treatment.
It is our goal to bring professionals together, strengthen the nephrology communities of Illinois, and ensure that the front line of the fight against kidney disease treatment is as strong as possible.
Our professional events are programmed with input from medical experts, including input from our own Professional Advisory Board.
ICRN Clinical Meeting
April 18, 2024
Crowne Plaza Lombard
This series of seminars and workshops spotlights renal nutrition, and allows dietitians and nutritionists to learn about advances in the field.
Controversies in Nephrology
May 9, 2024
Chicago Historical Society
Controversies in Nephrology is an academic, participatory debate among nephrology fellows representing Chicago’s medical academic centers.
September 19, 2024
Enjoy a delicious dinner while testing your wits at this interactive review of intriguing case studies, clinical trials, and on-going research.
Interdisciplinary Nephrology Conference
October 10, 2024
Connect with colleagues from across the professional spectrum for a program of exhibitions, lectures, and collaborative learning.
fueling the future of medicine
The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is able to offer professional development programs, free patient screening events, and community health seminars through the support of passionate donors, and a remarkable team of dedicated sponsors. Visit the Donor Wall.
For more information on sponsoring any of these programs, please contact Wesley Bauer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
improve the lives of patients and families
Commit to supporting to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, and help us connect patients and families to the resources and information they need. Click below to learn more about how you can play a major role in our work.
Shape the future of kidney disease treatment by applying for an NKFI research grant.
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Help the NKFI build our calendar of educational programs and community health initiatives.
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improving lives, improving communities
Join the NKFI at a community-building event, and help us create resources for education, patients, and families.
Take control of your own health and connect with experts and resources at one of our free educational seminars.