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* KEEP Healthy ScreeningKEEP Healthy Screening

In partnership with TidalHealth, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is offering our signature KEEP Healthy screening. KEEP Healthy is NKF's community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk. For more information, visit Location: Wicomico Civic Center 500 Glen Ave, Salisbury, MD 21804 Time: 10:00am-2:00pm For more information, contact Nicole Scharf at

* Renal Rounds- Professional EDRenal Rounds- Professional ED

Kidney Transplant Allocation: Challenges of Geography and Equity- June 23rd - 6:30pm David Klassen, MD will present the recent changes to the kidney transplant allocation process and discuss new approaches being developed to address equity in access. The multiple factors that impact equity in kidney transplantation including geography and transplant center decision making will be discussed.

* GUA of MD Health Fair 2022GUA of MD Health Fair 2022

Visit NKF at the Ghana Unity Association of Maryland-Community Health & Wellness Fair. NKF will be providing education and resources to the community. GUA will be providing FREE health services like COVID-19 vaccinations, glucose screening, blood pressure checks, dental exams, cholesterol checks and flu shots. For more information, visit Location: Edgewood High School, 2415 Willoughby Beach Road, Edgewood, MD 21040 Time: 10:00am-1:30pm


Join us on the Road to Pebble Beach

 Baltimore Country Club The road to Pebble Beach starts in the Greater Baltimore Area on October 24, 2022! The National Kidney Foundation Konica Minolta Golf Classic is the nation’s Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. Each year thousands of golfers from across the country participate in 30 events across the U.S. for the exciting competition and the chance to earn.....Continue

Maryland & Delaware Kidney Walk Events

We are walking again in 2022 and we invite you to walk with us. After two years of LacingUp virtually, we are thrilled to welcome you back to the Kidney Walk we all love! We are excited to offer two journeys to match your comfort level this year – in-person and virtual.  Your health and safety continue to be our number one priority,.....Continue

LIVING WITH KIDNEY DISEASE- Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices with CKD

Join us on TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2022 from 6:00-7:00pm for a Virtual Webinar! REGISTER TODAY! Register today to receive your FREE recipe cards in the mail! SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:• Dr. Chris Gisler is a board-certified physician specializing in nephrology and internal medicine. He is a clinical nephrologist at Partners in Nephrology and Endocrinology in Washington, PA as wellas the medical.....Continue

RENAL ROUNDS: A Professional Development Opportunity for Medical Professionals – Lupus Nephritis: The Importance of Active Surveillance, Early Diagnosis, and Successful Treatment Presented by: Michelle Petri MD, MPH

Dr. Petri is a professor and attending physician in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Petri is co-director of The Hopkins Lupus Center and the Hopkins Lupus Pregnancy Center. Her expertise centers around lupus. Dr. Petri was the founding director of The Hopkins Lupus.....Continue

Renal Rounds- A Virtual Professional Event

Deidra C. Crews, MD, ScM, FASN, MACPProfessor of Medicine, Division of NephrologyDeputy Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Health EquityDirector, Doctoral Diversity ProgramJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dr. Crews is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She holds appointments with the School of Nursing, the Welch Center for Prevention,.....Continue

2021 Kidney Walks

Thank you for supporting our annual Kidney Walks on October 24th. If you missed the festivities that day, click here! There is still time to donate to help us reach our goal- you can make a HUGE difference! Donations for the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk click here. Donations for the Wilmington, Delaware Kidney Walk click here. Donations for the Salisbury.....Continue

February 23, 2021 NKFMDDE Renal Rounds in Partnership with NKF National Capital Area and Horizon Therapeutics

Proud Sponsor– THANK YOU! Many thanks to our sponsor for their support of our February 2021 Renal rounds. A VIRTUAL PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION EVENT: COVID-19 Updates On Therapeutic Options,Vaccine Information and Transplant For more information about Horizon Therapeutics, contact Mike Edison at To review the February 23, 2021 event, visit or click here to view the video of the.....Continue

Big Ask Big Give

THE BIG ASK: THE BIG GIVE- A Training Workshop on First Steps to Transplant & Living Donation In Partnership with:     A two-part session and panel discussion where you can ask questions to qualified medical professionals. JOIN US: Register : and to join us on the event platform visit First Steps to Transplant is a virtual program.....Continue


Eating more plant-based foods such as vegetables and grains in place of animal-based foods such as red meat may help prevent and slow the progression of chronic kidney disease, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryand & Delaware recently held an event featuring Dr. Joshi, Shivam. The Benefits of Plant-Based Diets on.....Continue

2020 Renal Rounds

Many thanks to our presenters and participants! We hope you enjoyed the event! Renal Manifestations of COVID-19 and Management If you were unable to be present, check out the recorded video! Donations are welcome to help us support those impacted by kidney disease for our local Patient Emergency Assistance Program. DONATE NOW! If you did not participate and view the.....Continue