Tag - education

Explore the Best in Kidney Education: Top 10 Picks From the ISN Academy in 2023!

With a record-breaking 28,586 visits in November, the ISN Academy continues to be a cornerstone of educational excellence in kidney care worldwide. ISN members – access hundreds of hours of educational content at the ISN Academy! Offering a diverse range of online curricula, webinars, podcasts, and more, the ISN Academy provides a flexible, accessible means of...

Equipping Primary Care Physicians to Manage Kidney-related Issues: Share the Open-access Online Kidney Education Course With General Practitioners

The complete "Online Kidney Education for Primary Care Physicians" curriculum is now available at the ISN Academy. What is it? Developed collaboratively by the ISN and the Mumbai Kidney Foundation, this curriculum equips primary care physicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage and care for patients with kidney-related issues. Explore the complete list of modules...

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...

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...

WCN’23 Sessions Are Now Available at the ISN Academy!

The WCN'23 scientific program featured 230 speakers from 44 countries. This content is now available to watch at your convenience here. The WCN'23's scientific program is FREE for ISN members and WCN'23 attendees and $45 for non-members (join the ISN or renew your membership here - now with 50% off!). To access the content, log in to your ISN...

New at the ISN Academy – ISN-ASON Case Series on Onconephrology: Watch the First Case on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

The ISN and the American Association of Onconephrology (ASON) are collaborating on a series of case presentations to promote research, clinical activities, and education in onconephrology. Watch the first case, “Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-related Kidney Adverse Events,” here. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICPI) have transformed the landscape of cancer therapy. They are currently the cornerstone of treatment for...

Get Ready to Submit Your Abstract to WCN’24 – Learn the Art of Writing a Winning Abstract From Roberto Pecoits-Filho, Rob Walker, and Magdalena Madero  ̶  Join the Webinar on July 19

In "Steps for a Successful WCN Abstract Submission and Beyond!" you will learn to distinguish a good from a bad abstract and have the chance to ask questions to a panel of international experts. The webinar is on July 19 at 4 p.m. Central Standard Time (Convert to your time zone here). Register for the webinar...

Helping to Advance AKI Care in Malaysia and the Philippines Through Your Donations to the Ravi Mehta AKI Fellowship 

Nurul Zaynah Nordin (left) with Ravindra Mehta at the 28th International AKI & CRRT Conference in March The first Ravi Mehta ISN Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Fellow, Nurul Zaynah Nordin (Malaysia), recently completed her fellowship in critical care nephrology at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in the UK. She has now returned home to Malaysia...

“It Deals With Most Things We Never Learned In School”: Hear How the ISN Emerging Leaders Program Benefited Cohort Member Robert Kalyesubula and Get Inspired to Apply

Robert Kalyesubula (Uganda) applied for the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) because he wanted to learn how to be a better leader and advocate for kidney health from leaders he admired. Find out all the ways the ELP has benefited Dr. Kalyesubula in this short video.   Dr. Kalyesubula was accepted to the first cohort of the...

The ISN Supports Member’s Training Program for Pediatric Nephrologists to Help Advance Kidney Care in Africa – Read a Recently Published Paper on Its Impact

Read the open-access article "Lessons Learned From Regional Training of Paediatric Nephrology Fellows in Africa" here. Over the last 20 years, Mignon McCulloch and her team have trained 38 fellows in pediatric nephrology (PN) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. Today, the Red Cross Hospital is one of...

ISN Members – Enjoy or Relive WCN’23 Spotlight Sessions on ISN Grants, the YNC Quiz, CKD in Primary Care Settings, and Successful Clinical Trials

Teams compete in the quiz-a-thon at WCN’23 Watch the WCN'23 Spotlight Sessions on the ISN Academy here. Success stories from ISN Grant recipients Professor David Harris introduces a session of first-hand experiences, highlighting some of the ISN's granting programs. Hear from: Dr. Ningning Wang (China) on the ISN Clinical Research and Mentorship Programs Professor Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Akl (Saudia Arabia) on the ISN...

“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....

Listen to the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast on the EMPA-KIDNEY Trial Data with ISN President Masaomi Nangaku, Adeera Levin and Will Herrington

Listen to the podcast here. Tune in to hear from host Adeera Levin, head of the Nephrology Division, University of British Columbia, who is joined by: Will Herrington, honorary consultant nephrologist, Oxford Kidney Unit ISN President Masaomi Nangaku, head of the Nephrology and Endocrinology Division, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine This episode presents the latest updates following a webinar...

The ISN Academy Presents the Latest Interventional Nephrology Case: Watch the Video Now!

“Right External Jugular Vein Tunneled Catheter in a Case with Multiple Vascular Access Failures” Watch the interventional nephrology case video here. Vineet Behera, an interventional nephrologist at INHS Asvini, Mumbai, India, presents the latest interventional nephrology case on multiple vascular access failure in a 46-year-old female who is obese, hypertensive, and non-diabetic.

ISN Emerging Leaders Cohorts Meet for the First Time at WCN’23 and Collaborate on Congress Sessions and Activities

ELP cohort 1 and 2 members, speakers, and ELP Steering Committee members at the “Leadership Immersion Experience for ELP Cohorts” event at WCN’23 in Bangkok in April During WCN’23 in Bangkok earlier this month, ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) members participated in several engaging scientific sessions and activities, including some “Spotlight” sessions led and moderated...

The ISN Partners with ASON and ASDIN to Raise Awareness of Onconephrology and POCUS  

The ISN is pleased to announce partnership agreements with the American Society of Onconephrology (ASON) and the American Society of Diagnostics and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN).  The collaboration with ASON will focus on raising global awareness of onconephrology and provide education and scientific knowledge in this field.  The ISN and ASON will work together to produce and publish online educational materials, including podcasts, webinars, cases,...

The ISN Provides Course Content on Kidney Care for Primary Care Physicians in New Delhi, India

In February, the ISN delivered a one-and-a-half-day "Nephrology for the Non-nephrologist," course for primary care physicians in New Delhi. One hundred participants attended the event. The ISN provided the course content, the development of which was led by Umesh Khanna and Mayuri Trivedi and presented by 26 faculty. Participants can now continue this complimentary course and...

More Social and Networking Opportunities Than Ever Before: Register Today to Connect With the Global Kidney Care Community at WCN’23, Bangkok

Along with a diverse scientific program, WCN’23 offers a platform to connect with and expand a global network and grow professionally. Get ready to mingle at the congress' Welcome reception – socialize with colleagues, old and new Exhibition hall, ISN booth, and lounges – meet industry representatives and ISN staff and connect with other delegates Table talks –...

“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...