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Non-profit organization committed to improvement and dissemination of knowledgeregarding the pathology and pathophysiology of renal disease

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Nomination for Secretary (2020) 

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Upcoming events


The society was initiated by a group of renal pathologists (Jay Bernstein, P. Burkholder, J. Churg, R. Cotran, F. Cuppage, D. Jones, M. Kashgarian, J. Kissane, K. Mostofi, and G. Striker), acting in large measure at the instigation of Conrad Pirani who served as acting chairman.

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Our Mission

The Renal Pathology Society (RPS) is a nonprofit organization committed to improvement and dissemination of knowledge regarding the pathology and pathophysiology of renal disease.

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Membership Services

Access to:

    RPS website, with regular updates, announcement of meetings and Renal Pathology events around the world, fellowships and grants, job postings.
  • Educational materials, opportunities for training, other links.
  • Applications for Fellowship and Awards.

Participation in: 

  • Various RPS committees.
  • Full voting privileges for election of officers and RPS issues.
  • RPS surveys.
  • RPS Satellite meetings in various countries – in conjunction with major Pathology or Nephrology Congresses around the world.
  • RPS sponsored sessions at various meetings as invited speakers.
  • International consensus meetings and multicenter collaborative research initiatives.
  • RPS business meetings and receptions at the ASN and USCAP venues.

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About the Association

The RPS promotes excellence in diagnosis, fosters basic, clinical and translational research, encourages training and education in renal disease, sponsors US based and international conferences and symposia, and brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the world.


Office of the Secretary

Carmen Avila-Casado, MD, PhD.

Office of the Treasurer

Carla Ellis, MD, MS.

IT support

Raul Suarez

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