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Become an ISN Beacon in Your region: Apply for ISN Regional Training Centre Recognition

Healthcare centers are requested to submit applications for consideration to become recognized as an ISN Regional Training Center The deadline to apply is January 8, 2021. If your center is interested in applying, see full eligibility criteria and guidelines on how to apply here. Become recognized as a training center of excellence and: Provide nephrology training to local doctors...

Paper on Kidney Failure in Samoa Published by ISN SRC Emerging Center Doctor

The National Kidney Foundation of Samoa (NKFS) provides the only government-funded dialysis service in the Pacific. In early 2020, with the aid of Dr. David Voss, an ISN Sister Renal Centers partnership was established between NKFS and Middlemore Hospital in Auckland. Senior staff at the dialysis unit in Samoa Dr. Malama Tafuna’i, from the emerging center,...

ISN Welcomes its First Emerging Leaders Cohort

The ISN received many worthy applications for its new Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) and is now pleased to announce that the ELP Steering Committee has selected 14 applicants from 12 countries to form the first Emerging Leaders Cohort. Over the coming months, the cohort will take part in a series of joint activities on collaborative...

Obituary: John Thomas Herrin (1936 – 2020)

The ISN is saddened to announce the death of Dr. John Thomas Herrin, who passed away on October 25, 2020. Dr. Herrin graduated with a medical degree from Melbourne University and went on to specialize in nephrology at St Vincent's and Royal Children's Hospitals in Melbourne. He later held positions at the Shriners Burns Institute,...

OBITUARY: PROFESSOR SHEASHAA (1968 – 2020)

The ISN is saddened to announce the death of Hussein Mohammad Attia Sheashaa who passed away on October 31, 2020. A Professor of Internal Medicine (Nephrology) at the Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt, he was also a champion and leader of Nephrology education. Professor Sheashaa was the Academic Guide for Nephrology Doctorate...

ISN Welcomes its First Emerging Leaders Cohort – Congratulations

ISN is delighted to announce the first cohort of candidates for its new Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). We received a large number of worthy applications and, based on criteria that would allow forming a strong cohort, the Steering Committee selected 14 successful candidates from 12 countries. The ISN looks forward to working with these talented future...

ISN Key Speaker at XV Russian Dialysis Society National Virtual Conference with CME Course

ISN past president David Harris will be a key speaker at the event, delivering two talks on November 7: “What is new in CKD treatment?” from 12:50-2 p.m., and “When to start dialysis” from 3:30-4:40 p.m. (Russian time.) The Russian Dialysis Society National Conference with CME course is an annual conference attracting more than 500 participants from...

PLAN A SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATION ONLINE THROUGH THE ISN CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

The ISN is adapting to new global circumstances by creating successful events despite travel and gathering restrictions. The ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program supports faculty experts to present virtual talks and workshops at regional, nephrology-related meetings. What educational program could help improve kidney care in your local community? We can offer support by: facilitating the involvement of expert speakers providing technical support to deliver...

ADVANCE WITH THE ISN EDUCATIONAL AMBASSADORS PROGRAM – NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Does your center need expert guidance to develop: new initiatives, skills or services, community-based research, or screening programs? The ISN welcomes applications for the Educational Ambassadors Program. Educational Ambassadors help improve clinical care in: clinical cases and research in dialysis, interventional nephrology, renal pathology, transplantation, and peritoneal dialysis. This tailored guidance increases the confidence of professionals, including nurses and technicians, as well as helps improve patients' quality of life and survival rate. The ISN identifies a suitable expert...

Advance Nephrology in Your Region: Apply for ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Center Recognition before October 15

The deadline to apply for the ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Center status is October 15. Nephrology Training Centers work with the ISN to provide in-depth training in interventional nephrology to improve patient care in different world regions. Applications are now open to institutions from all countries. See full eligibility criteria and guidelines on how to apply...