USRDS Coordinating Center
914 South 8th Street
Suite S-206
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 347-7776


The United States Renal Data System (USRDS) is a national data system that collects, analyzes, and distributes information about end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States. The USRDS is funded directly by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) in conjunction with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). USRDS staff collaborates with members of CMS, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), and the ESRD networks, sharing datasets and actively working to improve the accuracy of ESRD patient information.

i.1 · Administrative oversight of the USRDS

The Coordinating Center (CC) of the USRDS is governed by a contract (#HHSN267200715002C) between the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation (MMRF). The USRDS also includes three Special Study Centers (SSCs): the Nutrition SSC by Kirsten Johansen and George Kaysen at the University of California at San Francisco, the Rehabilitation and Quality of Life SSC by Nancy Kutner and Kirsten Johansen at Emory University, and the Cardiovascular SSC by Charles Herzog and Blanche Chavers at the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation.

Along with producing the Annual Data Report on End-Stage Renal Disease in the United States, the USRDS also produces the Researcher’s Guide, fulfills data requests, provides standard analysis files and specialized datasets to researchers, and presents the results of its research at national conferences and in peer-reviewed journals. Details on these products can be found on our Products page. more>>



2008 Researcher's Guide
Feb. 21, 2009

2008 ADR/Atlas (Text Based with Graphics)
Nov. 17, 2008

2008 ASN Presentations now online
Nov. 14, 2008

The 2008 USRDS Annual Data Report now includes a volume dedicated to the Chronic Kidney Disease population, a first for public health surveillance of CKD in the United States.

Sep. 17, 2008

2007 ADR for mobile devices is available at:

New USRDS Publications List
Dec. 31, 2007

Popular Links

2008 ADR
     Atlas (PDF)
     Atlas (Text Based w/ Graphics)
     Reference Tables
Data Request
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