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“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...

Watch Two Groundbreaking Films From the 1970s on Vascular-Tubular Relationships in the Mammalian Kidney – Now Available in the ISN Academy Archives

Lise Bankir, ISN emeritus member and "Directeur de Recherche Emérite" at INSERM (the French Institute of Health and Medical Research), has kindly donated the films: "The Human Kidney: Tubules, Blood Vessels and Vascular-Tubular Relations" and "The Vascular and Tubular Organization of the (Dog) Kidney" Watch the films here. These historical, yet clinically still relevant, films were independently produced in...

“A Boost to Developing Peritoneal Dialysis in Bangladesh”: ISN Granting Programs Support Hands-on Training and Scientific Meeting in Bangladesh

Dr. Stanley Fan presents a training session to staff at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital in Dhaka ISN Granting Programs complement each other to connect experts and support the development of healthcare centers in low-resource settings, as demonstrated by recent ISN initiatives in Bangladesh. The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP) supported Educational Ambassadors Dr. Stanley...

Meet the 2023 ISN WCN Social Media Team

Since WCN'15, the ISN provides comprehensive coverage of WCN content across social media platforms in an engaging and informative way. Meet the 2023 ISN World Congress of Nephrology (WCN'23) Social Media Team here! The ISN WCN SoMe team is made up of volunteers from current members of the @ISNeducation team and selected applicants. A new team...

Thank You to ISN Academy Sponsors Who Helped Us Publish More Than 150 Hours of New Material in 2022

Over the past 12 months, the ISN Academy has introduced more than 150 hours of new educational content, including: #ISNWCN 2022 recorded sessions #ISNFrontiers Meetings recorded sessions Over 50 recorded webinars with more than 10 partners Courses on: Qualitative health research Education for primary care physicians Kidney stones Ethical aspects of kidney care for women Kidney health professionals Twitter Space recordings Video abstracts Visual abstracts Quizzes We thank...

ISN Supports International Speakers at the XXXI Brazilian Congress of Nephrology

Delegates at one of the scientific sessions at the 16th Brazilian congress held in September The ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program supported Hernán Trimarchi (ISN Latin America Regional Board member) and Paul Palevsky to participate as ISN speakers at the XXXI Brazilian Congress of Nephrology in September. Hernán Trimarchi presented the talk, “Tratamento da Nefropatia...

Grow Professionally With the ISN: Join or Renew Your ISN Membership for 2023 to Access Valuable Resources

How can ISN membership help you professionally? ISN membership offers a host of hands-on, in-person and online activities: New! ISN distinction - internationally recognizable seal of fellowship to raise your profile ISN granting programs to educate, train, and create partnerships that help improve kidney care in low and middle-income countries Newly-upgraded platform! Hundreds of hours of educational...

ISN Members: Follow the New Course, “Introduction to Qualitative Health Research: Study Design, Data Collection, and Analysis,” at the ISN Academy With a Live Workshop on October 10 – Register Now, Places Are Limited

Five sessions on qualitative research methodologies, study design, data collection and analysis, and assessing and reporting qualitative studies are available exclusively to ISN members at the ISN Academy. Take the 'Introduction to Qualitative Health Research' course here, and register for the live session here. Once you've completed all five sessions of the course and claimed your certificate of...

Improving Medical Teaching Skills in South America Through the ISN Mentorship Program

From left to right: Dr. Carolina Acosta (academic director, UCA Asunción), Dr. María Magdalena Mayor (dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCA Asunción), Dr. Francisco Santa-Cruz (ISN Mentor and director of research at UCA Asunción) and Dr. René Scalet dos Santos Neto (ISN Mentee and Professor of medicine, Faculdades Pequeno Principe) at the Hydroelectrolytic Disorders...