The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Nephrology treats more than 6,200 patients per year in our ambulatory clinic. The following links are provided as resources for our patients.

American Association of Kidney Patients
The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is a national non-profit organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients. The organization strives to educate and improve the health and well-being of chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, those on hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and transplant recipients.

American Urological Association
The American Urological Association (AUA), founded in 1902, is the premier professional association for the advancement of urologic patient care, and works to ensure that its more than 16,000 members are current on the latest research and practices in urology.

Center for Renal Education
The Center provides a support service for Chronic Kidney Disease patients and their families.

Dialysis Units in the USA
Contains a comprehensive databases of dialysis units across the USA.

High Blood Pressure Network (Lifeclinic)
Lifeclinic serves to facilitate the paradigm shift from medical treatment to prevention and lower-cost management of chronic diseases, and to promote healthier lifestyles and longer life for all people.

International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
The International Society of Nephrology represents a wide international network dedicated to addressing the disparity between the developing and developed worlds in the research, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of kidney disease.

Interstitial Cystitis Association
The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is the only non-profit health association dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare and lives of people living with interstitial cystitis (IC).

National Association for Continence
National Association For Continence is a national, private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and related pelvic floor disorders.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducts and supports clinical research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.

National Kidney Foundation
The National Kidney Foundation is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease, and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation
The OHF is the only organization in the world dedicated to improving the care and treatment and finding a cure for Oxalosis, PH and related stone diseases.

Polycystic Kidney Research Foundation
The PKD Foundation is the only organization, worldwide, dedicated to fighting polycystic kidney disease (PKD). The mission of the PKD Foundation is to: Promote programs of research, advocacy, education, support and awareness in order to discover treatments and a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease and improve the lives of all it affects.

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
The American Society of Nephrology funds research, informs policymakers across the country, convenes world-renowned meetings, and generates educational tools that enable nephrologists to be most effective.

The NephCure Foundation
The NephCure Foundation is committed to seeking a cause and cure for Nephrotic Syndrome and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). The Foundation also offers the public education information on Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS.

The Nephron Information Center
The primary focus of The Nephron Information Center is to support the generation and dissemination of valid health information relevant to the kidney community as well as to the public.
This site serves as an educational resource for patients with kidney diseases. Issues related to the diseases of the kidneys and hypertension are discussed.

United Network for Organ Sharing
Located in Richmond, Virginia, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is a non-profit, scientific and educational organization that administers the nation's only Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), established by the U.S. Congress in 1984.

Urological Sciences Research Foundation (USRF)
The primary mission of the USRF is to help advance the understanding of common urologic problems, increase the range of effective treatments for such conditions, and inform the medical and lay public of these problems and treatments.