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“Stay Curious, Engage in Critical Thinking, Embrace New Technologies” Advice From a Seasoned Mentee – Inspired? Apply by July 1 to the ISN Mentorship Program

Since 2021, 106 ISN Mentees have benefitted from the expertise of an ISN Mentor, primarily in assisting with research projects but also in areas as varied as clinical nephrology, glomerular disease, career development, and interpersonal skills. Find out more about the ISN Mentorship Program and apply as a mentee here by July 1. Candidates are invited...

Advances in Global Kidney Care: Inspiring Contributions from National and Regional Societies Shared at ISN Affiliated Societies Meeting

At the recent WCN’24 in Buenos Aires, leaders from 28* of the ISN's 116 Affiliated Societies convened for the ISN Affiliated Societies Meeting. Society representatives shared inspiring advancements and success stories, from improvements in home dialysis treatments to developing robust kidney transplant programs, spotlighting the collaborative spirit and innovation within the international nephrology community. In recognition...

The ISN Welcomes the Latin-American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension as a Collective-Member Society

The Latin-American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension (SLANH) has joined the ISN as a Collective-member society, strengthening a mutual commitment to advancing kidney care in the Latin America region. The ISN has collaborated on many initiatives with the SLANH, including the recent World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN’24) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a series of webinars in...

Attend Scientific Sessions and Talks by ISN Granting Programs at WCN’24 to Discover How They Impact Kidney Care in Low Resource Settings. Haven’t Registered Yet? There’s Still Time!

Attend interactive sessions, presentations, and discussions highlighting ISN Granting Programs to understand the transformative efforts underway to address kidney health challenges worldwide and enjoy discovering the tangible outcomes. These sessions foster connection within the international kidney care community and can inspire you to get involved in making a positive change in global kidney health. Register for...

Expanding ISN Membership in the Latin America Region: The ISN Welcomes the Bolivian Society of Nephrology as a Collective-Member Society

The Bolivian Society of Nephrology (Sociedad Boliviana de Nefrología e Hipertensión - SBNeH) has joined the ISN as a Collective-Member Society, marking the ninth such society in the Latin America region. This development strengthens a mutual commitment to advancing kidney care throughout this part of the world. Congratulations and a warm welcome to the SBNeH...

Expanding ISN Membership in the Latin America Region: The ISN Welcomes the Ecuadorian Society of Nephrology as a Collective-Member Society

The Ecuadorian Society of Nephrology (SEN) has joined the ISN as a Collective-Member Society, marking the eighth such society in the Latin America region. This development strengthens a mutual commitment to advancing kidney care throughout this part of the world. Congratulations and a warm welcome to SEN on becoming part of the ISN community! We...

Renew Your ISN Membership Now to Make the Most of ISN Opportunities in 2024

Another year of growth and collaboration is now well underway. Thank you to the thousands who have already renewed their ISN membership. Renew your ISN membership here ISN membership runs from January to December. Renewing your membership now ensures uninterrupted access to professional development programs, exclusive resources, the latest insights in kidney care, and networking opportunities. Continue...

“I Really Liked the Idea of Giving Back to People in Other Parts of the World.” Larry Greenbaum on Being an ISN Mentor – Inspired? Apply by March 1!

ISN mentee Priya Pais (back row, third from left) and ISN mentor Larry Greenbaum (front row, third from right) during his three-day visit to St John's National Academy of Health Sciences in Bangalore as part of their collaboration through the ISN Mentorship Program Through the ISN Mentorship Program, Larry Greenbaum, from the Emory University School...

Elevate Your Professional Journey: Apply by March 1 to Become an ISN Mentor

Are you an ISN member or Associate member with expertise in clinical work, research, career development, or another specialized area? Experience a rewarding mentorship partnership: Apply here by March 1, 2024, to become an ISN Mentor.  Share your knowledge, develop coaching and leadership skills, and connect with mentees worldwide through the esteemed ISN Mentorship Program. Get inspired by mentorship pairs...

Joining Forces to Advance Kidney Care: Explore the Global Network of ISN Affiliated Societies and Apply to Join Them!

The ISN plays a pivotal role in uniting kidney health professionals worldwide. Discover ISN Affiliated Society membership benefits and how to apply here. One of the key components of the ISN's global impact is its network of Affiliated Societies, which contribute significantly to advancing nephrology in their respective regions. The ISN has 115 national and regional Affiliated Societies...

The ISN Expands Membership Accessibility With New Initiatives

Over the past year, the ISN has expanded its membership scope to accommodate core members and professionals from diverse healthcare sectors to ensure that its membership is accessible to all. Discover all the ISN membership categories here New options include: A new membership category exclusively for medical students A lower fee for associate members to foster greater inclusion...

The ISN Welcomes the Argentinian Society of Nephrology as a Collective-member Society

The Argentinian Society of Nephrology (SAN) has joined the ISN as a Collective-member society, strengthening a mutual commitment to advancing kidney care in the Latin America region. The SAN will co-host the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN’24) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 13-16, alongside the Latin American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension. SAN members will enjoy the full...

Elevating Women in Nephrology: The Impact of the ISN FISN Status

Last year, the ISN launched the Fellow of the International Society of Nephrology (FISN) status for ISN members who have demonstrated outstanding professional accomplishments in research, service, teaching, or through their other contributions to the nephrology specialty. Find out more about FISN status and apply here. See all FISN awardees here. As we prepare to open the application period for ISN...

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...

“The Stepping Stone It Gives You as an Individual is Just Phenomenal. Don’t Hesitate  –  Just Apply!”: Elliot Koranteng Tannor on His Experience in the First ELP Cohort

Elliot Koranteng Tannor (Ghana) applied for the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) to build on his existing leadership skills and learn more from experts. In this short video, find out how the ELP has benefited Elliot Tannor. He comments, "Leadership…is not only about what you do in the clinic..but how you connect…collaborate, and how you are able...

“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...

ISN Emerging Leaders Members and Kidney International® Collaborate to Promote Green Nephrology

Kidney International® has partnered with members of the ISN Emerging Leaders 2022 Program* (ISN-ELP 2022) to launch a series of mini reviews on green nephrology. Read the editorial here. "Green Nephrology: A Series of Mini Reviews on Minimizing the Environmental Impact of Kidney Health Care" aims to: Increase awareness of the environmental impact of health care within the...

ISN Mentee Investigates Effectiveness of Retraining Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis Procedures

Thanh Van Nguyen (Vietnam) has enjoyed mentorship from Lily Mushahar (Malaysia) since November 2021. Find out more about the ISN Mentorship Program and apply here to be a mentee by July 1. Dr. Nguyen's goal as a dialysis physician was to deepen her knowledge of nephrology, especially renal replacement therapy. Once the pair had agreed on objectives,...