Membership

Nominations for Bywaters Award open until October 17, 2016

ISN members can now put forward their nominations for the Bywaters Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to help understand acute kidney injury. Deadline for nominations is October 17, 2016. The awardees are selected from candidates nominated by ISN members. The 2017 Bywaters Award and Certificate will be presented at the World Congress of Nephrology in Mexico...

Top tips to apply for the ISN Programs

There are less than two weeks left to apply for the ISN Programs before the deadline closes on October 1st, 2016. So, if you have been thinking about joining our ISN Programs, now is the time to send us your application. ISN Programs give you access to the latest nephrology training and open doors to building...

ISN survey 2016 – what you told us

We are proud to share with you the outcome of the membership survey 2016. Your responses have helped us understand what you enjoy most about ISN and how you wish to contribute to our activities in the future. Thank you to all who completed the ISN membership survey. You have helped us donate $5,000 to the World...

Winners of membership survey prize draw

Thank you to all who completed the ISN membership survey. You have helped us donate $5,000 to the World Kidney Fund. While we are busy analyzing the results, congratulations to Elgun Haziyev (Azerbaijan), Luis Hortells (Spain), Srinivas Kosuru (India), Davlyn Dewar (Jamaica), Hui Liao Xiao (China) and Werner Keenswijk (Suriname), who each get a free...

Are you interested in clinical trials? ISN-ACT is calling for members

The ISN Advancing Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) group is a new ISN Initiative to leverage existing infrastructures within ISN to improve how the global nephrology community conducts and participates in clinical trial research, through a series of activities and initiatives. The aim of ISN-ACT is to increase the number of international high-quality clinical trials in nephrology,...

ISN offers free membership to all health professionals from low-resource countries* involved in kidney care

ISN is taking extra steps to increase its impact on kidney care in low-resource countries and is delighted to announce that doctors, scientists, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, and technicians from countries categorized by the World Bank as low income can now join ISN as free members and receive ISN member benefits.  ISN and its...

ISN Voices: The Caribbean

Some Caribbean states still have no nephrologists or nephrology services. Meeting and collaborating with colleagues in scientific research and enhancing training programs is why Everard Barton joined ISN.  "In Jamaica, there are only nine adult and two pediatric nephrologists. To help more patients, the Caribbean Institute of Nephrology, through the Department of Medicine at the University...

ISN Affiliated & Collective Societies

In November 2015, during ASN Kidney Week, we organized our regular Affiliated Society meeting to gather all representatives so they could learn more about ISN and strengthen partnerships or create valuable training opportunities for nephrologists. Celebrating collective membership It is now over 10 years ago since the ISN Collective Membership was first launched. This type of...

Special ISN Membership offer for Seminars in Nephrology

ISN Members can subscribe to Seminars in Nephrology at a special rate. This publication provides scholarly review articles focusing on subjects of current importance in clinical nephrology and related fields. Each issue is devoted to a specific topic in nephrology and articles provide updates on the clinical relevance of new investigations. A 12-month online subscription...

ISN and Canadian Society of Nephrology celebrate over 10 years of collaboration

It has now been over 10 years since the Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN) became a collective member of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN). One of CSN’s biggest achievements was its support in organizing the ISN World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) 2011 in Vancouver, gathering over 5,000 participants from some 110 countries. CSN members...

Philippine Society of Nephrology strengthens its ties with ISN

Gina Nazareth, President of the Philippine Society of Nephrology recently met with ISN President Adeera Levin. The Philippine Society is actively working towards becoming an ISN Collective Member Society. Nazareth says: “This collaboration means a lot to middle income countries like ours. Rest assured that we are one with you in advancing equitable and ethical...

Balkan endemic nephropathy

Members of the Society of Nephrology, dialysis and transplantation in Bosnia and Herzegovina organized screenings in Bosanska Posavina, as a part of the "Program Program of detection of chronic kidney diseases in high-risk population in Bosnia and Herzegovina". The project is supported by the ISN Clinical Research Program. They looked into Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN), a...

Trainees can apply for free ISN membership

ISN is now offering free membership to trainees. A decision set to give even more opportunities for this new generation of nephrologists to grow. ISN knows the value of the younger generations of nephrologists who are part of the Society. As of now, trainees in nephrology, aged 37 and younger, can apply online for free...

Opening doors to younger generations

ISN is now offering FREE MEMBERSHIP to trainees. A decision set to give even more opportunities for the next generation of nephrologists to grow.  ISN knows the value the younger generation of nephrologists can play in advancing kidney care for future generations. Therefore, trainees in nephrology can now apply for free ISN In-Training Membership. Since it was...

Ebola resources for ISN members

ISN leadership, through its Renal Disaster Relief Task Force, and its Acute Kidney Injury Committee, is monitoring the Ebola virus spread and is keen to provide access to reliable resources which can be helpful to its members. In this context, we thought of disseminating the excellent initiative of the American Society of Nephrology, which...

ISN In-Training Membership now free to new members

ISN is pleased to announce the ISN In-Training Membership category is now being offered for free to all new in-training members to better help engage talented young members in shaping the future of nephrology worldwide. Trainees in nephrology, aged 37 and younger, are encouraged to apply for the free ISN In-Training Membership. Members receive all...

ISN-ANIO Indukaka Ipcowala Apprenticeship program

The call is now open for the ISN-ANIO Indukaka Ipcowala Apprenticeship program. This program gives an opportunity to physicians or allied healthcare personnel to train and gain by practical experience specific skills in any field of nephrology, including but not limited to renal pathology, chronic kidney disease, transplantation, or dialysis. To find out if you are...