The Section on Nephrology (SONp) welcomes all Academy members who are actively involved in some aspects of the care of infants, children and adolescents with nephrology conditions and who are interested in contributing toward the mission of the Section. Activities focus on developing physician education, providing technical expertise in policy and publication development, and supporting advocacy initiatives.
To improve the care of infants, children, and adolescents with disorders of the kidneys and urinary tract in children by:
Providing an educational forum for the discussion of problems and treatments relating to disorders of the kidneys and urinary tract in children;
Stimulating research in, and the teaching of, nephrology;
Disseminating knowledge of nephrology through Academy channels to the medical profession at large;
Act to stimulate interest in pediatric nephrology among medical students and pediatric residents
To serve in a consulting capacity to the Board of Directors of the Academy and to make recommendations for programs, policy statements, and other actions on matters relating to Nephrology.