Grants

Improving Medical Teaching Skills in South America Through the ISN Mentorship Program

From left to right: Dr. Carolina Acosta (academic director, UCA Asunción), Dr. María Magdalena Mayor (dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCA Asunción), Dr. Francisco Santa-Cruz (ISN Mentor and director of research at UCA Asunción) and Dr. René Scalet dos Santos Neto (ISN Mentee and Professor of medicine, Faculdades Pequeno Principe) at the Hydroelectrolytic Disorders...

Improving Knowledge of Dialysis Techniques to Tackle High Demand in Cameroon Through the ISN-Swiss Society-Cameroon Society Partnership

The ISN-Swiss Society-Cameroon Society Partnership has been active since 2019. It is dedicated to advancing kidney care in Cameroon through joint initiatives. In the context of this partnership, Dr. Ngo Makang Marguerite Cecile, a nephrologist from Yaoundé General Hospital in Cameroon, undertook a six-month fellowship training in the nephrology unit at Geneva University Hospital in...

Join Us in Welcoming Ten New ISN Fellows From Albania, Kenya, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nigeria, the Philippines, Somalia, and Thailand

The ISN warmly congratulates these newly-appointed ISN Fellows. Get to know our new ISN Fellows here. These doctors from eight countries will spend between three and twelve months training at host centers worldwide, where they will receive hands-on training in their specialty area. Most training will take place in an ISN Regional Training Center. Once trained, ISN...

ISN Educational Ambassador Program Facilitates Hybrid Course on Clinical and Interventional Nephrology in Egypt

Participants are instructed on point-of-care ultrasound at a workshop at the ISN Ambassadors training program in Egypt An ISN Educational Ambassadors (EA) training program was held at Dikirnis Central Hospital in Dakahlia, Egypt, in July. The sessions, led by ISN Educational Ambassador Prof. Ahmed Akl, and Dr. Ahmed Albeyaly, director of Dakahlia Ministry of Health, nephrology sector,...

The ISN ELP Program 2022 Cohort on Climate Change and the Urgent Need for Green Nephrology

By Wing-Shing Fung, on behalf of the ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) 2022 cohort* Climate change is the biggest health threat humanity is currently facing [1], and its impact on health is devastating. Indeed, climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050 [2]. The global temperature has...

ISN Members – Are You Making the Most of What’s On Offer? Explore the ISN’s Specialized Fellowship Options and Apply by October 1

To help build capacity where it is most needed, the ISN collaborates with several organizations, regional societies, and partners to sponsor and promote fellowships in specific regions and specializations. These include fellowships for: nephrologists wishing to train in dialysis, AKI, or pediatric nephrology nephrologists from the Asia-Pacific region, Latin America, or South Asia nephrologists wishing to train in...

Young Nephrologists in China: Apply to Train in Clinical Nephrology Through the IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship

The IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship supports young nephrologists to train in clinical nephrology for three months in China, including Hong Kong. The grant is a joint initiative from the International Association of Chinese Nephrologists (IACN), the ISN, and the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology (HKSN). Applications are available in Chinese. Find out more and apply here by...

Up to Twelve Months of Training to Benefit Kidney Health in Your Community: Apply for an ISN Fellowship Before October 1

ISN Fellowship grants are open to young ISN members from lower, lower-middle and upper-middle income countries. The deadline to apply is October 1, 2022 – apply here. Successful applicants receive high-quality, hands-on training for up to 12 months at a host center. Former ISN Fellow Muhammad Mohsin Riaz went on to open the first peritoneal dialysis center...

From ISN Fellow to Emerging Leader: Maximizing Personal Potential Through ISN Granting Programs to Advance Kidney Care in Nigeria

Dr. Onu Ugochi Chika, from the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Enugu State, Nigeria, completed an ISN Fellowship training program in 2017 at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India, under the mentorship of Prof. Krishan Lal Gupta, alongside support from Prof. Ifeoma Ulasi at her home center. The training...