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ISN Academy Guest Editor

ISN Academy Guest Editor

The ISN Academy will solicit for two guest editors annually to serve sixth month terms. The Guest Editor will be accountable to the ISN Education Working Group and their day to day activities will focus on content development for the ISN Academy. Along with interacting and providing guidance to the ISN Academy staff.

Applicants will need to be familiar with:

  • ISN Academy strategic and educational vision adopted by the Education Working Group
  • Familiarity with the ISN Academy educational products offered
  • Familiarity with ISN Call for Proposals Process

Duties of Guest Editor

The Guest Editor is responsible to the ISN for the development and publication of the ISN Academy content and is responsible for the scientific relevance and quality of published content. They will submit a report upon the completion of their term outlining the accomplishments and providing the next guest editor guidance.


Guest Editors will serve six months terms but could be called upon beyond their term to provide guidance and updates to incoming editors.


Any member of ISN is eligible to apply for the position of Guest Editor. The chosen candidate must be able to serve in that position for six months beginning either January 1 or July 1.


The Guest Editor will have the support of two ISN Academy staff in the development of content.

Selection of Guest Editor                                                                              
Applications will be reviewed and selected by the Education Working Group and if pertinent will conduct necessary interviews. Appointment of the new editor will occur in the six months prior to the expiration of the term of the incumbent Guest Editor.

Associate Guest Editors

If the Guest Editor feels it is necessary or of benefit to the ISN Academy to appoint volunteer Associate Guest Editors, they may do so during their term. Associate Editors can either provide expertise on specific topic or simply provide assistance.

How to Apply

Applicants should include an explanation of why they are qualified for the position along with the following:

  • Description of his/her qualifications (CV)
  • Explanation of why they will have sufficient time to undertake the tasks
  • How will the Guest Editor might maximize impact of the ISN Academy on the nephrology community and increase its relevance

If you are interested, please send the above information to by not later than April 7, 2019


ISN Frontiers 2021: Help identify a program topic!

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The ISN Frontiers 2021 Expression of Interest

The ISN is taking a new approach to gathering scientific program content for its meetings. As an ISN member, you can help identify the program topic for the next Frontiers Meeting in 2021.

This is your opportunity to join the team leading the development of the scientific program. Fill in the form below before May 15, 2019, to select a program topic or propose one of your own.

We have identified six program topics, which are listed in the form you can download below. We want to hear from you to make these exchanges of knowledge more tailored to the needs of our community.

Previous editions of this meeting have focused on:

  • Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease (February 2018)
  • Cardio-Pulmonary-Renal Interactions and their Interdependence in Disease (October 2019)

Please reply by May 15, 2019 to


Submission form

Download the submission form, here. Please complete all three sections in the form. Fields marked with (*) are mandatory. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Only ISN members can contribute to the scientific program of ISN’s Frontiers meetings and take part in the development of its theme. Not an ISN member? Please join here

Academy e-learning programs

Start learning with one of these nephrology e-learning programs on the ISN Academy!

Acute Kidney Injury

Anemia, Iron and Trace Elements

Chronic Kidney Disease



Peritoneal Dialysis

Global Nephrology

Renal Pathology

Nutrition & Hydration

Mineral & Bone Disorders

General Nephrology

Pediatric Nephrology


Glomerular Disease


Genetic Kidney Disease

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ISN Academy Top Content

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Start with one of our top ten most popular content pieces!





In this e-Learning program, participants learn about the global incidence of hemodialysis and its resulting guidelines and regulations. Participants will learn about aspects of dialysis and vascular access management, water purification, dosing and special considerations for elderly hemodialysis patients.







Expand your understanding of nephrology and step into our exclusive global community!

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Kidney International

About KI

About Kidney International


KI Cover Mar 2016 Kidney International (KI) is the official journal of the International Society of Nephrology. Under the editorial leadership of Dr. Pierre Ronco, KI is one of the most cited journals in nephrology and widely regarded as the world's premier journal on the development and consequences of kidney disease.

KI is peer-reviewed and publishes original research in both basic science and clinical medicine covering renal physiology, biochemistry, pathology, immunology, morphology and more. It aims to inform the renal researcher and the practicing nephrologist on all aspects of renal research. These include the latest clinical studies on emerging developments in renal medicine and the highest level of original research studies in clinical and basic renal research.

The journal reflects the field through critical reviews, commentaries, original articles, remarkable images, news features, guidelines, and problem-focused articles for the diagnosis and treatment of renal patients. Kidney International is published twice a month and devotes itself to renal research. It aims to inform the renal researcher and the practicing nephrologist on all aspects of renal research.



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