Penn Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program (KDSAP)

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Penn Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program (PennKDSAP) is a student-run organization that provides free kidney health screenings and health education to underserved communities. We provide programs geared towards improving the health of underserved populations.


Question: How do I sign up to be a member of KDSAP? - Seungwon Lee
Complete this interest form ( and we will add you to the email list. To be able to go to our screenings, you will need to complete two short training sessions.
- Payton Puerzer
Question: Can I join KDSAP during the spring semester in 2021? Will you still recruit new members then? - Anonymous
Yes. We recruit during both semesters.
- Payton Puerzer
Question: Can general members of KDSAP participate in the trainings and screenings? How will the trainings and screening be held this semester? - Anonymous
Yes. To attend our screenings, you must participate in our trainings but our trainings are open to everyone. Screenings will not be possible this semester but we might attempt to do virtual trainings. Unfortunately, our trainings are hands on so this might be difficult.
- Payton Puerzer



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Basic Info

15 Registered (> 100 Members)

Currently Accepting Members

Open Membership

Both Semesters


How to Get Involved

Members can volunteer at our monthly screenings, and in order to volunteer at a screening come to at least one clinical training session. If you are interested in taking a leadership role in the organization (organizing screenings, shadowing, meeting alumni and affiliated physicians), please apply to be a Deputy Director. We have a few openings for Spring 2021

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