Fellowship

First Interventional Nephrology Scholarship Training in Mexico

Wilder Villca Mamani (right) with his host mentor Dr. Bernardo Moguel Wilder Villca Mamani, from Bolivia, was one of 12 young nephrologists selected earlier this year to participate in the ISN’s new Interventional Nephrology Scholarship Program. The program is designed to give young nephrologists from low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to train in advanced interventional...

Past ISN Fellows Contribute to New Research Article on Kidney Transplantation in LMICs

Five former ISN Fellows have collaborated with ISN member Mohamed Elrggal on the paper “Disparities in Access to Kidney Transplantation in Developing Countries,” now published in the journal Transplantation. Sibel Bek, Ali Shendi, Elliot Tannor, Yannick Nlandu, and Abduzhappar Gaipov contributed to the article, which examines factors implicated in deficiencies in kidney replacement therapy...

Landmark Kidney Transplant Takes Place in Cameroon

Aristide Eric Nono Tomta, Yaoundé General Hospital, Cameroon On November 10, the first living donor kidney transplant was successfully carried out in Central Africa by a team from the Yaoundé General Hospital in Cameroon, collaborating with health professionals from the University Hospital in Yaoundé and the University of Geneva Hospitals in Switzerland. Watch a local news...

Three ISN Fellows Pass Pediatric Nephrology Sub-Specialty Certificate Exams

                     The ISN congratulates Privilage Makanda from Zimbabwe, Thembisile Mosalakatane from Botswana, and Paul Mashanga from Zambia. All three ISN Fellows passed the Pediatric Nephrology Sub-Specialty Certificate exam as part of their fellowship training at Red Cross Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. The...

Meet Three Newly-Appointed ISN-KI Editorial Fellows and Seven ISN-KI Editorial Interns

Please join us in welcoming the 2021 ISN-KI Editorial Fellows who will train alongside the Kidney International (KI) editorial team from October 2021 to April 2023. ISN-KI Clinical Editorial Fellow Amélie Bernier-Jean, Canada, nephrologist and early career clinician-scientist at the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur in Montreal. She received the KI reviewer of the year award.   ISN-KI Basic and...

Introducing the Second Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellow

Ahmad Naseer Kaihan has become the second Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellowship recipient. His training is supported by the Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship Fund. Ahmad Naseer Kaihan will travel from his home center, the Payem Sehat Hospital in Afghanistan, to the MGM Healthcare center in India. He will spend 12 months training in clinical nephrology under supervision...

Ten Days Left to Apply for an ISN Fellowship

The ISN is currently welcoming applications for ISN Fellowships. Apply here by October 1, 2021. Find out how ISN Fellowships have been helping improve kidney care worldwide for over three decades here. Through ISN Fellowships, doctors from developing countries can train in essential kidney care abroad to help advance kidney health in their home region. ISN...

Advance Kidney Care in Your Region: Apply For an ISN Fellowship Before October 1

Dana Gaudard, ISN Fellow from 2017-2018 The ISN is currently welcoming applications for ISN Fellowships. Interested candidates are encouraged to find and contact a host institution as early as possible to develop a personalized training plan. Apply for an ISN Fellowship grant here. The ISN Fellowship Program provides funding to young nephrologists from low and middle-income countries...

Celebrating the Winners of the ISN Fellowship (Abstract) Awards 2021

The ISN Fellowship (Abstract) Award winners for 2021 were recognized in the Awards Gallery at WCN’21 for their achievements in nephrology. Congratulations to Abduzhappar Gaipov, Farah Gul Khan, and Privilage Makanda-Charambira for their outstanding achievements. The ISN Fellowship Committee selected these winners based on the abstract accepted at WCN’21 and the Fellows’ role in the...

Advance Kidney Care in Your Region: Only a Few Days Left to Apply for an ISN Fellowship

The deadline to apply for an ISN Fellowship is May 1. Read the application guidelines and apply here. Applicants are especially encouraged to consider applying at our newly-designated ISN Regional Training Centers. Candidates interested in a 12-month clinical training will need to complete the ISN Fellowship Foundation Course on the ISN Academy. Please contact fellowship@theisn.org if you have...