Society Affairs

History – A closer look at the last decade

As part of ISN’s 60th anniversary celebration, John Feehally has written an account of ISN’s most recent decade, 2011-2020.  An exciting decade for ISN in which there has been a major expansion in the range and impact of its many activities around the world in education and training, research, and advocacy.  A decade in...

Honoring the Past, Welcoming the Future: Experience the ISN Timeline

As part of the ISN’s 60th year celebrations, the ISN is pleased to share a short video highlighting some of the Society’s recent achievements. These achievements have been made possible by the passion and commitment of ISN members, steady supporters, and visionary leaders. A unique role in global nephrology: The International Society of Nephrology 2011-2020  ISN Past-President John...

Join ISN in Congratulating the Recipients of ISN 2020 Awards

Dear colleagues, On behalf of the ISN membership, it is my very great pleasure to announce this year’s recipients of the Jean Hamburger Award, the Bywaters Award, and the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease. The winners have made outstanding contributions to nephrology and patient care as...

ISN Impact: Educational Ambassadors Program

The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP) was launched in 2009 to provide renal centers in developing countries with visiting international experts, recognized by the ISN, to provide specific hands-on training and help develop new skills or services needed in the host institution. Through this program, centers around the world receive the guidance needed to develop new services...

ISN Anniversary Timeline Highlights 60 years of ISN Success and Impact

Celebrating ISN’s 60th anniversary, this online timeline spans six decades of ISN’s remarkable history of commitment to advancing kidney health worldwide. Follow ISN’s journey starting as a small community of visionaries with little funding to a global organization dedicated to improving kidney care worldwide through granting programs, education, research, and advocacy. At the advent of its seventh decade,...