Professional Resources

Stuart A. Kleit Symposium

The National Kidney Foundation of Indiana’s Stuart A. Kleit Symposium will be entering it’s 31st year in 2022. This three-day virtual educational conference for kidney professionals and their professional associates features specific topics for nephrologists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, technicians, dietitians, and social workers.

By providing information about the latest developments and needs within the renal field, it is the NKFI’s hope to improve the quality of care for all patients with kidney disease. Our speakers are recognized experts in their fields from across the United States. The theme for this year’s symposium is All-Inclusive Kidney Care and will feature topics such as

  • What Kids and Kidneys Can Teach Us About Racism in Indiana
  • Xenographic Kidney Transplants
  • Improving Care for Transgender and Gender-Expansive Individuals.
  • Biology vs. Sociology
  • And more!

To learn more or to purchase tickets, please visit

The conference offers six (6) CEU’s, including one-half (0.5) ethics credit for participation in all three days. Registration is $90 ($80 for PERC members.) For questions or information about sponsorship opportunities, email Janine at or call 317.722.5640.

For Social Workers

The National Kidney Foundation of Indiana offers emergency financial assistance to kidney patients. Support from NKFI is for those who have exhausted all other options. The NKFI offers support with food insecurity, transportation, utilities, medication, and housing. All applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and are dependent on available funding.

All applications for emergency financial assistance must be submitted by the patient’s social worker.

Please click here for the guidelines and application.

Thank you for all you do to support Indiana Kidney Patients!