Education

ISN presents the Interventional Nephrology case series

Intervention Nephrology (IN) specializes in providing care for dialysis access and has become an increasingly important sub-specialty in nephrology. The ISN’s Interventional Nephrology Working Group has developed a consensus document, “International Society of Nephrology’s initiative on interventional nephrology minimum training and program-building standards in resource-limited countries,” outlining the minimum standards needed to practice interventional nephrology...

The ISN Academy Announces the Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Case-Series

Using patient-centered approaches, the ISN Academy brings you a new case-series in collaboration with The Society of Point of Care Ultrasound (SPOCUS) to provide education on Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS). This new topic follows the successful structure of the Renpath cases: in short videos, experts will highlight important aspects of POCUS, including: Safe and...

Listen to Episode 5 of the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast

Vivek Jha, ISN President, presents an overview of how COVID-19 has impacted the global nephrology community and what ISN is doing to lead the global fight against the pandemic. Fergus Caskey, ISN Treasurer-Secretary (interim), outlines a data collection initiative to help understand the current and future challenges related to kidney diseases and COVID-19 and how...

Episode 4 of the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast on “SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Patients with Kidney Diseases”

In Episode 4 of the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast (GKCP) series, the hosts converse with Hernando Trujillo and Angel Sevillano (Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre in Madrid, Spain) authors of the Kidney International Reports article, “SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Hospitalized Patients With Kidney Disease.” The discussion considers the findings in the article and explores the professional and personal struggles...

Free Access to Seminars in Nephrology issue on Nephrology and Social Media

Due to its timeliness, Seminars in Nephrology has made the current issue, Nephrology and Social Media, fully available to the public. This issue focuses on the way medical professionals (#medtwitter) use Twitter and analyzes Twitter's role as a new tool for learning, teaching, networking, professional development, mentorship, sponsorship, and advocacy within medicine. The edition examines the principles of adult...

The Young Nephrologists Committee Welcomes New Members

The Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) is excited to welcome seven new members representing different regions of the globe: Alexandra Cambier, from France, is a pediatric nephrologist and immunologist with a specialty in pediatric IgA nephropathy. Her primary research interest is the identification of biomarkers for IgA nephropathy in children. She joined the YNC partly to...

Young Nephrologists at WCN20

The World Congress of Nephrology in Abu Dhabi is fast-approaching. The Young Nephrologist Committee has put together an exciting program of sessions and events tailored specifically to young nephrologists and trainees: Young Nephrologists Session Saturday 28th March: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Capital Suite 5 Learn about the challenges and experiences of young nephrologists from around the world. Talks will...