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14th Annual Scientific Meeting
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Be sure to complete the conference survey through your meeting app. If you are having any issues or are unsure how to obtain your credits, please call our office at 601-924-2220.


Did you miss the 2018 Scientific Meeting? Now is your time to experience it!
Purchase a single presentation or the complete audio package, here.

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2018 Podium Abstract Awards

1st Place
: Florian Toegel, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

2nd Place
Jie Cui, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


3rd Place
Robin Shah, MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH


2018 Poster Abstract Awards

1st Place
: George Nassar, MD, Dialysis Access Management Centers, Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation Associates, The Kidney Institute & Houston Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell University, Houston, Texas

2nd Place: Alexander Yevzlin, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 


2nd Place: Micah Chan, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Fitchburg, MI



2018 Program Chairs
 Rajeev Narayan, MD

Vandana Niyyar, MD




Onsite Program Book
Conference Brochure


Exhibitor Prospectus


Meeting Highlights
• Outpatient Dialysis Access Management in a Changing Landscape
• Navigating Difficult Cases – Expert Panel Discussions
• Controversies and Debates
• Surgical Techniques for the Non-Surgeon
• Vascular Access Innovations
• Roadmap to Increasing AVF Prevalence



Who Should Attend
• Clinical Nephrologists interested in optimizing patient care
• Established and aspiring interventional nephrologists
• Interventional radiologists
• Vascular access surgeons
• Fellows and residents
• Nephrology or advanced-practice nurses involved in dialysis patient care or vascular access management
• Vascular Access Coordinators and Administrators
• Coding/billing staff
• Radiological technologists
• Nephrology Practice Managers
• Access Center Managers



Schedule at a Glance

3:00 pm - 5:15 pm      Industry Symposia Opportunities
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm      Welcome Reception (within Exhibit Hall)

7:00 am - 4:00 pm      Registration/Exhibits Open
7:45 am - 8:00 am      Welcome & President’s Address
8:00 am - 8:20 am      Gerald Beathard Annual State of the Art Lecture
8:20 am - 5:25 pm      General Session
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm      Business Meeting

7:00 am - 10:00 am     Registration/Exhibits Open
7:45 am - 8:15 am      Abstract Presentations & ASDIN Research Grant Update
8:15 am - 12:00 noon General Session


Hotel Reservations

Grand America Hotel, 555 Main St., Salt Lake City, UT will be the headquarters hotel for the ASDIN 14th Annual Scientific Meeting. 

Special ASDIN Group Rates:
$219 for single/double occupancy; 
Local and state taxes and occupancy rates apply.

To make reservations, visit: or call the Grand America Hotel at 800-437-5288 and mention ASDIN as group code.  

The ASDIN discount is available until January 25, 2018 or until all rooms are sold, whichever is earlier. After January 25, 2018, rates and availability are at the discretion of the hotel.  Rooms are also available at the discounted rate three days pre and post event dates based upon availability.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN). MSSNY is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Exhibit Hall Information
Representatives from a wide range of companies will be available to update participants on current and future products and services during dedicated Exhibit Hall hours.

Flight Discount

ASDIN has secured discounts through Delta to fly to Salt Lake City! Simply click here or Reservations and ticketing are also available via Select Book Your Flight and this will bring you to the Book A Flight page. Enter our meeting code (NMRLL) in the box provided.


Reservations may also be made by calling our Delta Meeting reservations at 800-328- 1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT.



February 13, 2018 to February 21, 2018 – Travel to Salt Lake City

Discount levels for Delta Meeting Network percentage off published referenced below:

F / J / C / D / Y / P / I : 10%

B / M / H / Q / K / L  : 5%

U / T / V / X : 2%


These discounts are valid on Delta and applicable flights.


Additional Information
For more information, contact the ASDIN office at 601-924-2220.  Program updates and other pertinent information will be posted on this webpage periodically.