Fellowship

Meet Hamze Ibrahim Rage, the 2022 Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellow 

The ISN congratulates and welcomes Hamze Ibrahim Rage, this year’s Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellowship recipient. His training is supported by the Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship Fund.  Hamze, from Hargeisa Group Hospital in Somalia, will train at the University of Cape Town Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa, an ISN Regional Training Center.  When he returns to...

Introducing Fifteen New ISN Fellows  

Please join us in congratulating thirteen new ISN Fellows and two new IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholars selected from the latest round of applications.  Get to know our new ISN Fellows here.  These young doctors will spend between three and twelve months training at a host center – mainly ISN Regional Training Centers – where they will receive hands-on...

Get to Know the ISN-KI Editorial Fellows and Interns

The ISN-KI Editorial Fellowship, designed for early-career professionals and academics working in the field of nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation, provides training opportunities for reviewing and critically evaluating manuscripts and managing editorial responsibilities within the context of a world-renowned nephrology journal. The Kidney International (KI) editorial team is currently providing expert guidance to three ISN-KI Editorial Fellows and...

Apply for an Interventional Nephrology Scholarship to Improve Kidney Care in Your Region

Applications for ISN Interventional Nephrology Scholarships are now open for scholars to train at ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Centers from July 2022 to February 2023. These short-term courses offer ISN members from low- and middle-income countries the chance to train in specialized interventional nephrology procedures. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2022. Start your application...

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...