Young nephrologists

“An Essential Advocacy Tool That Young Nephrologists Should Wholeheartedly Endorse”: Yannick Nlandu on the ISN-Global Kidney Health Atlas

By Yannick Nlandu (DR Congo), YNC member and  ISN-GKHA Named Fellow   Most nephrologists dream of solving kidney health problems in their communities, typically requiring a more generalist approach to public health. However, nephrology programs in general, and in low-resource countries in particular, do not integrate this broad vision of kidney health. Nephrologists, therefore, need to...

For the Young and Young at Heart – Join the YNC for Dynamic Exchanges at WCN’24 in Buenos Aires

By YNC Committee member Zdenka Hrušková Building on the success of last year's in-person Word Congress (WCN) in Bangkok, the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) is pleased to release an exciting new program for WCN'24 in Buenos Aires that incorporates proven, well-received activities while introducing novel sessions to provide even more opportunities for learning and networking. We are looking forward...

A Year of Achievements in Research Skills Development Led by the YNC’s Capacity Building Sub-Committee, Featuring a Sneak Preview of 2024 Activities

By Andrea Viecelli As this year's chair of the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee's Capacity Building Sub-Committee, I had the opportunity to lead an amazing team of young kidney health professionals to build capacity and improve leadership skills, clinical workforce management, and research. Young nephrologists, particularly those practicing in low-income countries, have consistently acknowledged research as a...

Final Modules Now Available: Complete the ISN YNC Curriculum and Gain Exclusive Access to a Webinar on Statistics for Clinical Research

Modules 5 and 6 of the CME-accredited ISN YNC Curriculum: Basics of Statistics for a Successful Start in Clinical Research are now available at the ISN Academy. Access Modules 5 and 6 now! (Join/renew your ISN membership to access this content) Module 5: Learn the applications of big data and machine learning in clinical research through...

Start Your Nephrology Career Right: Choose the ISN Trainee Membership Package

If you are an early-career nephrologist eager to advance in your profession, the ISN has the perfect entry point for you - the Trainee Membership category. The ISN offers all trainees the first year of membership FREE; membership is renewable for four years at $15/year while training continues. Step into a promising future in kidney care...

Exciting Updates From the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee

Although the 2023 ISN-GKHA reports improvements, significant disparities persist in global kidney care, especially in low- and middle-income countries. To help address these gaps, the ISN is advancing initiatives led by the Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) to prioritize education and capacity building for kidney health professionals. Just launched: "Basics of Statistics for a Successful Start in...

“The Committee Can Ensure a Thriving Engagement in the Ever-changing Landscape of Kidney Health” New YNC Members on Addressing the Needs of Young Nephrologists Worldwide

          From left to right: Gaetano Alfano, Iman Rashed Al Shamsi, and Barbara Letícia Dudel Mayer This year, the Young Nephrology Committee (YNC) welcomes three new members into its fold: Gaetano Alfano (Italy), Iman Rashed Al Shamsi (United Arab Emirates), and Barbara Letícia Dudel Mayer (Brazil). These talented young kidney specialists have chosen...

Master the Art of Data Analysis and Interpretation With a Six-part Video Curriculum: “Basics of Statistics for a Successful Start in Clinical Research”

Whether taking your first steps into clinical research or looking to improve your statistical skills, the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee's six-part video curriculum guides you to use statistics effectively and analyze and interpret data from clinical trials and studies. Access Chapter I, Modules 1 and 2 now! Module 1: Learn study design basics and the...

“Let’s Get to Work!” – New ISN YNC Chair, Sabine Karam, on Ongoing and Future YNC Projects

By Sabine Karam, chair, ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) While the Covid-19 pandemic was an unprecedented tragedy on so many fronts, and the world is witnessing an alarming increase in natural and man-made disasters, a silver lining has emerged: the exponential rise of virtual media and increased solidarity and support among the international nephrology community....

Young Nephrologists – Win a Free Registration to the 41st Vicenza Course: Apply by May 2

The 41st Vicenza Course on acute kidney injury (AKI) and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) takes place from June 12 to 14, 2023, at the Fiera di Vicenza Convention Center in Vicenza, Italy. As part of the ISN’s collaboration with this internationally renowned scientific course, three free registrations for the 41st Vicenza Course are available to...

Join the ISN’s Young Nephrologists at WCN’23…and Create Your Own Regional Community With Their Help!

By YNC member Nikolay Bulanov Our first steps in nephrology as trainees, early-career practitioners or researchers can be challenging. Being part of a network of keen specialists can help one to develop professionally and improve clinical and research skills. The ISN's Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) engages with young ISN members worldwide in educational, scientific and social...

Join the WCN’23 Social Media Team and Young Nephrologists in the First ISN Congress Twitter Space as They Discuss the Scientific Program, Activities and Much More!

Hear from Young Nephrologists Committee members* in conversation with the WCN'23 Social Media Team members in the lead-up to ISN's annual World Congress. Access the Twitter Space conversation here on February 28 at 11 p.m. CET or March 1 at 9 a.m. AEDT. * Marina Wainsein, Sabine Karam, Kornchanok Vareesangthip, Yannick Nlandu, and Jonathan Chàvez

Sharing, Socialising, and Quizzing – Krissia Wallbach-Massai on YNC Activities at WCN’23, and Why It’s an Extra Special Edition

By YNC member Krissia Wallbach-Massai (Brazil) The ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) is pleased to announce a fantastic program of activities for WCN’23 in Bangkok! After a long COVID-19-imposed break, we can finally meet in person again – and we are so excited about it! Despite having worked together on many projects over the past few...

The Younger Generation Takes a Stance: Inaugural Meeting of the WHO Youth Council

Members of the WHO Youth Council at their inaugural meeting at the WHO headquarters in Geneva in January By Marina Wainstein, ISN Young Nephrologists Committee chair and Advocacy Working Group member  From January 27 to 30, the World Health Organization in Geneva hosted the inaugural meeting of the WHO Youth Council. The council was created as a...

“I Feel Responsible for Engaging the Next Generation of Students”- Javier Neyra on Prioritizing Capacity Building in Research

By Javier Neyra, ISN YNC member Over the past year, I've had the opportunity to lead efforts by the Capacity Building Sub-committee of the ISN Young Nephrology Committee (YNC). Young nephrologists worldwide have consistently highlighted the need to build capacity in research, particularly for those practicing in developing countries with limited scholarly resources. Therefore, one of...

Genomic Medicine for Kidney Diseases and Myths of Providing Dialysis in Lower Income Countries – Discover Contemporary Topics in Kidney Care From WCN’23 Plenary Speakers: Grab the Early Bird Fee!

Renowned plenary speakers will address issues impacting the future of global kidney care at the ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2023. Join us in Bangkok, Thailand, from March 30-April 2: Register here at the early bird rate. Ali Ghavari: "Genomic Medicine for Kidney Diseases: Lessons Learned from IgAN for Disease Pathophysiology and Management" Barney Graham: "Rapid COVID-19 Vaccine Development and the Future of...

Connect With Like-minded Colleagues and Engage in ISN Initiatives: Join the ISN Young Nephrologists Network

YNC and Emerging Leaders Program members networking at the ISN booth at ASN kidney week last November The ISN has over 4200 members under the age of 45! Every year the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) receives an overwhelming number of applications from young nephrologists worldwide who want to grow professionally and contribute to global...

ISN Young Nephrologists Committee Member Appointed to the WHO Youth Council

Members of the WHO Director-General’s Youth Council ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) member, Marina Wainstein, has been selected to serve on the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General’s Youth Council for a term of two years. At the Youth Council, Marina Wainstein will engage with young people from health and non-health backgrounds worldwide to advise the Director-General...

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...