National Patient Meeting


The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is pleased to announce the dates for its 44th Annual National Patient Meeting. The meeting will take place September 6 – 8, 2019 in Washington, D.C. at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. The AAKP National Patient Meeting is the largest event of its kind in the U.S., providing both patients and care partners with access to the most accurate and timely disease information through direct interaction, educational sessions and an extensive exhibit hall.

The 2019 National Patient Meeting will be a milestone event for AAKP as the Association is celebrating its 50th Anniversary!

This year’s meeting agenda will focus on relevant information critical to those impacted by kidney diseases and highlight the latest in research and innovations in the renal space. AAKP will host a diverse line-up of speakers crossing all sectors of the kidney community including the Federal government; the U.S. Congress, academia; industry; allied kidney organizations and associations; and other various stakeholders.

Registration will open in spring 2019!

Hotel Reservations at the Hyatt Regency

The group rate is $159/night and applicable for rooms booked between Sept. 4 - 9. Reservations can be made by calling (877) 803-7534, please reference the AAKP 2019 Meeting to receive the discount. Reservations can also be made online. The deadline for reservations is August 16th or until the room block is full, so please make your reservation early! Once the room block is full and/or the deadline has passed, rooms will be available at the hotel’s going rate.

To view video footage from our 2018 meeting, please visit our YouTube Channel by clicking here.

To view photos from our 2018 meeting, please visit our Facebook page by clicking here.