21st Century Cures Roundtable

August 27, 2016 David Scott Good afternoon, Congressman Bilirakis. Thank you for hosting the roundtable today, and for your efforts to highlight patients’ perspectives on how to incentivize the best therapies and healthcare innovations for Floridians and for Americans. Read More

Endorsement of legislation to address donation of organs from HIV-infected donors to benefit HIV-infected recipients

August 27, 2016 David Scott Dear Senators Boxer, Coburn and RepresentativeCapps: Please accept this letter on behalf of the undersigned organizations in strong support of legislation to amend the Public Health Service (PHS) Act to establish safeguards and standards of quality for research and transplantation of organs from HIV-infected donors. Read More

Hill Visits

July 28, 2016 David Scott Kidney Health Advocates Make History on Capitol Hill U.S. Congress Asked to Fund Research and Remove Barriers to Organ Donation Washington, DC – On Thursday, September 10, 2015, the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) Read More

Our History

April 2, 2016 David Scott The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is the oldest and largest fully independent kidney patient organization in the U.S. Founded in 1969 by six dialysis patients, with doctor encouragement, our Founders helped create the End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Program, saving more than one million lives since 1973. Read … Continue reading “Our History”

AAKP Launches First of Kidney Program for Kidney Community

October 8, 2015 David Scott y Renal Social Media and Patient Advocacy Award Winners Announced TAMPA, FLA – The nation’s first awards for excellence in the fields of social media education and advocacy as well as patient engagement and advocacy designed for leaders in the kidney disease community were announced by the American Association of … Continue reading “AAKP Launches First of Kidney Program for Kidney Community”