Young nephrologists

The YNC Reports: Keeping PD Relevant in the Developing World, Why and How – the Pakistan Story

By Dr. Ahad Qayyum    Dr. Ahad Qayyum is the co-founder of the PD Academy of Pakistan and is an active member of the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee, ISN Educational Ambassador’s Committee and the ISN South Asian Regional Board.  Many developing nations worldwide experience similar issues of unreliable infrastructure, overpopulation, limited health expenditure, and inefficient use of...

The YNC Expands: New Members, Network, and Subcommittees

New Young Nephrologists Committee members (top row): Ahad Qayyum, Andrea Viecelli, Anna Petrova; (bottom row): Krissia Wallbach-Massai, Wilmer Jim Escobar Torres and Zdenka Hruskova Changes in Young Leadership at the ISN YNC The Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) is excited to welcome several new members to the team: Ahad Qayyum (Pakistan) Andrea Viecelli (Australia) Anna Petrova (Ukraine) Zdenka Hruskova (Czech Republic) Krissia...

Young Nephrologists: Apply Now to Win a Free Pass to the 40th Vicenza Course

Nephrologists under 35 who are ISN members can win a free pass to the 40th Vicenza Course on acute kidney injury (AKI) and critical care in nephrology.   As part of the ISN’s collaboration with this internationally-renowned scientific course, two complimentary registrations are available for the 2022 edition dedicated to acute kidney injury (AKI) and continuous renal...

Kazakhstan’s National Congress Honors Young Nephrologists

ISN NIS & Russia Regional Board Chair, Abduzhappar Gaipov with Valdemir Kim, one of the recipients of the best abstract award By Abduzhappar Gaipov Despite COVID-19-related restrictions, the Kazakhstan Society of Nephrologists, Dialysis, and Transplant Physicians held its 5th Annual National Congress from November 20-21, 2021, in hybrid mode, in Nur-Sultan city, the capital of Kazakhstan....

Drum Roll, Please! ISN Young Nephrologists On-Stage at WCN’22

By Siah Kim (Australia), Member, Young Nephrologists Committee WCN'22 is just around the corner, and the Young Nephrologists Committee is thrilled to invite all young nephrologists (and the young at heart!) to a program packed with exciting events planned with you in mind. On Friday, February 25 at 18:00 MYT, we kick off the Young Nephrologists...

The Future of Work and Developing the Kidney Care Workforce – Young Nephrologists Take the Lead

By Siddiq Anwar, ISN Young Nephrologists Committee and Middle East Regional Board member End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) management has become a huge economic burden even in industrialized countries. In the USA, there are 750 000 Medicare members with ESRD, that's 1% of the Medicare population that costs $42 billion per year – almost 10% of...

A Year after the Beirut Blast: Ongoing Challenges Faced by the Local Renal Community

Saint George Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon, still experiencing the consequences of a devastating blast more than one year on Sabine Karam, deputy chair of the Young Nephrologists Committee and Ali Abu-Alfa, chair of ISN-Middle East Regional Board and president of the Lebanese Society of Nephrology and Hypertension Over the past two years, Lebanon...