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Partnership for quality,
safety and access to care
Promoting safety and access to quality care

Founded in 2019, the Northwest Kidney Council is as a coalition supporting patient advocates, health care professionals, care providers and researchers committed to shaping smart policy for individuals battling kidney disease in the Northwest.

Women's Health & Lupus Awareness Month

May has the distinction of being both Women’s Health Care Month and Lupus Awareness Month. And for us at NW Kidney Council, every month is kidney month. 

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Honoring the Legacy of Life | Donate Life Month 2024

April is National Donate Life Month (NDLM), and we are proud to recognize the importance of generosity and compassion once again in saving lives through transplantation.  

Recapping our March 2024 Council Conversation: Dialysis + Transportation

For our most recent Council Conversation, we convened experts, policymakers, providers, and others to discuss the pressing transportation challenges faced by dialysis patients in Oregon and Washington. The dialogue shed light on the barriers patients encounter in accessing reliable transportation to their dialysis appointments, as well as potential solutions to address these issues. Here's a recap of the insightful discussion featuring key quotes from the panelists.


Our Partners

We can't do this work alone. The Northwest Kidney Council is grateful to have so many partners throughout the Pacific Northwest aligned with our mission to advance access to kidney care. 

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