Grants

ISN Fellow Vimbayi Lynnet Makanza Admitted to the College of Physicians of South Africa

Vimbayi Makanza from Zimbabwe recently completed an ISN Fellowship in Johannesburg, South Africa, under mentorship from Prof. Graham Paget at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. While there, she passed the College of Physicians of South Africa Certificate in Nephrology examination.   A few months after her training Vimbayi was inducted into the College of Physicians of...

The ISN Renews Collaboration with CREED to Develop Dialysis Education in Southeast Asia Through ISN Granting Programs

The ISN is pleased to announce that it has signed a new partnership with CREED - Cross-Regional Education & Exchange in Dialysis – an organization that promotes dialysis education in Southeast Asia.  The collaboration is expanding to integrate additional ISN Programs to advance dialysis education, including the CME, Educational Ambassador, Sister Centers, and Interventional Nephrology...

Shaping Future Leaders: How is the Second Emerging Leaders Cohort Advancing?

Last month, the 12 members of the second ISN Emerging Leaders cohort began activities on collaborative leadership and problem-solving in global kidney health as part of their two-year participation in the ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). Find out more about the ISN ELP here. Once such activity was a virtual workshop, “Insights Discovery - A...

Advance in Your Career and Make Life-long Learning Connections: Apply to the ISN Mentorship Program as a Mentee

Do you have career goals in nephrology but need some guidance on how to achieve those goals? The ISN has recruited mentors from all over the world to provide advice and direction to mentees. Find out more about the ISN Mentorship Program here. Apply here to be an ISN Mentee. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2022. The...

Mentee Acquires Proficiency in Kidney Biopsy Slide Interpretation Through the ISN Mentorship Program

Mentee Dr. Adeyemo Abiodun Mentee Dr. Adeyemo Abiodun from the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital in Nigeria has completed his first mentorship exchange through the ISN Mentorship Program. Dr. Abiodun's main objective within the mentor-mentee partnership was to improve his clinical skills in diagnosing renal diseases, notably hypertension and chronic glomerulonephritis, two common causes of chronic...

Improved Kidney Biopsy and CKD Treatment in Vietnam Through the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program

A Vietnamese nurse surveys endotoxins in dialysate in the hemodialysis unit at BMH The Bach Mai Hospital (BMH) in Vietnam received training and guidance from the National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM) in Japan during their six-year collaboration through the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program and has now graduated from the program. Dr....

Ten Participants Receive Expert Guidance at the Ongoing ISN Online Scientific Writing Course

The ISN Online Scientific Writing Course, cohosted by Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nefrología e Hipertensión (SLANH), is currently holding its second edition, running live sessions on each of the four Saturdays in May. The course, held in English, brings young researchers from the Latin American region closer to their goal of getting published as they receive exclusive, one-to-one tutoring...

Outstanding Development of Kidney Care Center in South America Through the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program

Dr. Ravi Mehta and Dr. Etienne Macedo from UCSD (2nd and 5th from right respectively) visit the EC in Bolivia during the 12th SLANH - AKI Congress in 2018  The Bolivia-USA Sister Renal Centers (SRC) partnership successfully graduated from the ISN SRC Program earlier this year, having significantly improved kidney care capacity at the emerging center over...

ISN CME Program Supports Speaker at Pakistan Society of Nephology Meeting to Present on Peritoneal Dialysis

Klara Paudel instructs participants at the PSN Biennial International Conference workshop  The ISN Continuing Medical Education Program supported Klara Paudel, consultant nephrologist, Nepal, to attend the Pakistan Society of Nephrology's Biennial International Conference 2022, held from 18-22 March.   Dr. Paudel presented at a pre-conference workshop on hands-on peritoneal dialysis (PD) and interventional nephrology and delivered a talk...

Give Professional Guidance, Develop Leadership Skills, Grow a Global Network  – Apply to Become an ISN Mentor

Are you an ISN member or associate member with experience in clinical work, research, career development, or another area of expertise? If so, benefit from an international professional network and develop coaching and leadership skills as you connect with mentees worldwide through the ISN Mentorship Program, designed to foster mutually beneficial partnerships that encourage expertise...