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ISN Contributes Chapter to International Book on Nephrology

The book “Nephrology Worldwide” has been published in electronic and print format by Springer Nature. The ISN contributed the chapter, “Nephrology Worldwide: A Perspective from the International Society of Nephrology,” co-authored by Titi Chen, Rolando Claure-Del Granado, David Harris, and Vivekanand Jha. This chapter is offered in the WCN’21 Delegate Bag. The book features content from...

The WCN’21 Welcome Video

ISN President, Vivekanand Jha, welcomes all delegates to WCN'21 in the first edition of the WCN Daily Shows, to be broadcast throughout the congress. Discover a step-by-step guide to the WCN'21 virtual platform and all its features. Watch video

2019 ISN GKHA Survey Results of Country-specific Data on Kidney Care Published in KIS

The objective of the ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas (GKHA) is to provide a snapshot of individual country and regional health system characteristics, as well as specific elements relevant to the management of patients with kidney failure in terms of the WHO health systems building blocks. Our collection of manuscripts from the ten ISN regions,...

The ISN@Work Gallery Highlights a High-Achieving ISN Sister Renal Centers Partnership

Dr. Salusky and Dr. Agarwal with First Transplant Patient Laxmi Bhavani in November 2017 The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, and the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, India, were in an ISN Sister Renal Centers partnership from 2012-2017. They integrated a range of ISN granting programs within the collaboration to progress successfully...

New “Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology” Program

The ISN, in partnership with the International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA), is developing a case-based online teaching program in pediatric nephrology, “Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology,” to support the training needs of active Sister Renal Centers (SRC) pairs and other centers in LMICs. Four Grand Round sessions will be broadcast throughout 2021. Additional editions may...

The ISN Welcomes a New Collective-Member Society

The Indonesian Society of Nephrology (PERNEFRI) has joined the ISN as a Collective-Member Society, further strengthening a mutual commitment to advancing kidney care in South East Asia. The ISN and PERNEFRI have enjoyed a constructive partnership over the last few years, notably through a capacity- and awareness-building initiative established to increase equitable and sustained access...

Pseudoscience, Risk Scores, Oxygen Sensing Mechanisms, and Gender Propaganda: WCN’21 Plenary Topics Presented by World-class Experts

Connect with an extraordinary group of experts at WCN’21: "Battling pseudoscience in the age of misinformation.” Professor Timothy Caulfield on tackling pseudoscience and misinformation in the age of COVID. "Polygenic Risk Scores – Are They Ready for Translation to Clinical Practice?" Professor David Hunter on whether polygenic risk scores can help disease prevention and prognosis. "Understanding Cellular Oxygen Sensing...

Raising-the-Curtain Sessions Launch Today! Discover the Global Nephrology Community at WCN’21

Get to know ISN's ten global regions through presentations from ISN Collective-Member Societies at the Raising-the-Curtain sessions. Discover the complete program and find out what time your region features here. Register for the Raising-the-Curtain sessions via the WCN’21 Portal using code RAISING21, free of charge. If you have already registered for WCN'21, these sessions are included...

Only Two Weeks Left to Apply for an ISN Fellowship – Discover the Hybrid Program

The deadline to apply for an ISN Fellowship is May 1.   The ISN has developed a Hybrid Fellowship curriculum to complement ISN Fellows’ in-center training using online resources, now imperative due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Hybrid Fellowship curriculum comprises two phases: Online Fellowship Foundation Course (pre-application) Fellowship Online Components (during training at host center)   Phase 1 – ISN...

On-demand WCN’21 Pre-congress Course Content Available from Today

Join us for seven diverse, on-demand pre-congress courses - whatever your specialty, your experience, or your location, find a pre-congress course to suit your professional needs: Clinical Trials Course Interventional Nephrology Course Nephrology Annual Review Course Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Symposium Peritoneal Dialysis Course Renal Pathology Course Quality Improvement and Clinical Leadership Course Live courses and Q&A sessions will be hosted...