Meetings Archive

Past WIN Sponsored Conferences

WIN Leadership Conferences

Nancy E. Gary Memorial Luncheon Lecture

During the annual American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week meetings, WIN sponsors a luncheon lecture, by a well-known speaker, in memory of Dr. Nancy Gary, WIN co-founder and first President. These lectures cover topics not routinely addressed at Kidney Week.

Past Lecture Topics

The past several years of lecturers and topics are listed below:

ASN Scientific Symposia

WIN also organizes a scientific symposium at the fall ASN Kidney Week meeting. The past several years of symposia are listed below:

  • 2005: "The Pathophysiology of Progressive Renal Disease and Hypertension: Importance of Gender and Ethnicity"
  • 2006: "Understanding and Manipulating Antibody Responses in Allo and Autoimmunity."
  • 2007: "It's Not Your Father's Renin-Angiotensin System"
  • 2008: "Boots on the Ground: Do We Have Enough Personnel to Fight the Battle Against CKD?"

Co-sponsored Professional Development sessions at Kidney Week

WIN has co-sponsored short, 1-session professional development seminars at ASN Kidney Week. In 2019, the Professional Development Session: Identifying and Navigating Your Career, included WIN past leader, Qi Qian, MD, who presented "Am I on the Right Track? Research, Clinical, Education"; and WIN President, Ellie Kelepouris, MD, who presented “Contract and Salary Negotiations: Academia and Private Practice” as part of this session.

Pre-meeting Professional Development Seminar at Kidney Week

From 1999 - 2014, WIN sponsored a 1-day Professional Development Seminar at the ASN Kidney Week during the pre-meeting activities. These sessions included presentations on a variety of topics relevant to academic, private practice and industry professions in nephrology. Its target audience included early- and mid-career nephrologists and scientists interested in receiving career guidance. Over the tenure of these presentations, WIN served over 1000 physicians and research scientists, both men and women.