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Publication Spotlight: Dr. Sandal

Sandal Shaifali

Interview with Shaifali Sandal, MD, Associate Professor (Clinician Investigator), Department of Medicine, Divisions of Nephrology and Experimental Medicine, McGill University, author of Differences in Racial and Ethnic Disparities Between First and Repeat Kidney Transplantation.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Lin

Lin Eugene
Interview with Eugene Lin, MD, MS, Clinical and Resident Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center, and Assistant Professor of Medicine and Health Policy & Management, Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Price School of Public Policy, author of Association Between Nephrologist Ownership of Dialysis Facilities and Clinical Outcomes.

USRDS Releases 2022 Interactive Annual Data Report

The Chronic Disease Research Group (CDRG), in partnership with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), is proud to announce the release of the 2022 USRDS Annual Data Report (ADR).

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Amaral


Interview with Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, author of Association Between Dialysis Facility Ownership and Access to the Waiting List and Transplant on Pediatric Patients With End-stage Kidney Disease in the US.

2021 ADR Reference Table Amendment

Reference Tables A.4 and A.9 in the 2021 Annual Data Report were found to contain a small number or errors. These errors have now been corrected and the updated tables have been posted.

Now Live: ESRD Quarterly Update

The ESRD Quarterly Update is live with data through the fourth quarter of 2021.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Charnaya


Publication Spotlight: Dr. Xi


Publication Spotlight: Dr. Adler

Interview with Joel T. Adler, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, The University of Texas at Austin and author of Initial Home Dialysis Is Increased for Rural Patients by Accessing.

2021 SAFs Now Available

The 2021 USRDS Standard Analysis Files (SAFs) are now available for request. Contact us at with inquiries.

Now Live: ESRD Quarterly and DESKRIBE Updates

DESKRIBE is now updated with 2021 ADR data and the ESRD Quarterly Update is live with data through the third quarter of 2021.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Paik

Julie Paik
Interview with Julie Paik, MD ScD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School | Faculty, Division of Renal (Kidney) Medicine and Associate Epidemiologist, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital | Research Scientist and Staff Physician, VA Boston Healthcare System, New England Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center and author of Medication Burden and Prescribing Patterns in Patients on Hemodialysis in the USA, 2013-2017.

ESRD Quarterly Update

The end-stage renal disease (ESRD) Quarterly Update with data through the second quarter of 2021 is now available.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Burrows


Interview with Nilka Rios Burrows, MPH, MT (ASCP), CKD Initiative Acting Team Lead, CDC Division of Diabetes Translation and author of Sustained Lower Incidence of Diabetes-Related End-Stage Kidney Disease Among American Indians and Alaska Natives, Blacks, and Hispanics in the U.S., 2000-2016.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Danziger


Interview with John Danziger, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School and author of Associations of Community Water Lead Concentrations with Hemoglobin Concentrations and Erythropoietin-Stimulating Agent Use among Patients with Advanced CKD.


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