Our team

Our leadership and staff are committed to changing the picture for 37 million people living with kidney disease. We leverage professional knowledge and talent from the medical and nonprofit communities — as well as the public sector and private sectors — to connect kidney patients with the support they need and the hope they deserve.

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Our impact

We are the nation's leading kidney nonprofit. With programs of prevention, early detection, financial support, disease management, clinical research, innovation and advocacy, no kidney organization touches more lives than AKF.

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    134 kidney transplants per month made possible with AKF's support, more than any other organization.

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    30+ years of funding innovative research

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    In 2023, nearly 58,000 dialysis and recent transplant patients were able to afford the cost of health care and other treatment-related expenses.

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Our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI)

At the American Kidney Fund (AKF), we are dedicated to fostering a workplace that honors diversity, equity and inclusivity. We create opportunities for ongoing engagement, education, discussion and action around these topics, and for all employees to reach their fullest potential.