Tag - nephrologist

A nephrologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating kidney conditions.

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

“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...

New 2022 Mentorship Pairings in the ISN Mentorship Program – Online Workshop for 2021 Pairs

Mentor and mentee 2021 pairs sharing experiences at the virtual workshop in November The ISN warmly congratulates and welcomes 34 successful new ISN Mentorship pairs. The ISN Mentorship Program Advisory Group selected and matched these partnerships from the latest round of applications. Find the complete list of mentorship pairs 2022 here. These new mentors and mentees will focus on diverse...

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...

“A Broader and Deeper Understanding of Current Knowledge in Nephrology” – First-hand Experiences from ISN-KI Editorial Fellows: Get Inspired and Apply 

 ISN-KI Fellowships are non-funded positions designed for early-career professionals and academics working in nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation who are interested in learning editorial skills at Kidney International, one of the world's top journals in kidney care.  Find out more and apply here. The closing date for expressions of interest is December 16, 2022.   We asked current...

ISN-KI Editorial Fellowship: Call for Expressions of Interest

We are now calling for expressions of interest from our early-career nephrologists and scientists as ISN-KI Editorial Fellows in 2023-2025. Find out everything you need to know about ISN-KI Editorial Fellowships and how to apply below. ISN-KI Fellowships are non-funded positions, designed for early-career professionals and academics working in the field of nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation,...

Hear From the ISN President at the Sri Lanka Society of Nephrology Academic Sessions 2022

The 4th Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Society of Nephrology, held in collaboration with the ISN and the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology, will take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from November 18-20, 2022. The ISN President, Agnes Fogo, will present opening remarks at this hybrid event during the inauguration ceremony on Friday,...

ISN Members – Access the New ISN Course on Qualitative Research

Course leaders, speakers and ISN staff prepare for an online interactive session as part of the new ISN course on qualitative research ISN has launched a new course on the ISN Academy, "Introduction to Qualitative Health Research." The course comprises six lectures and is available to all ISN members and Academy subscribers. It covers the purpose...

Thrive Professionally With ISN Membership Benefits – Join or Renew by January 1, 2023

ISN membership gives you access to information, publications and resources to further your knowledge and keep you up to date with current practices in kidney care, including: ISN Granting programs: emerging leaders, fellowships, continuing medical education, interventional nephrology training, and more Hundreds of webinars, courses, and ISN event content at the newly updated educational platform, the...

Join ISN Supported Speakers at the ISN CME Immunologic Kidney Diseases Sessions at the 17th BANTAO Congress

The ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is supporting the 17th BANTAO Congress (Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Transplantation and Artificial Organs), taking place in Antalya, Turkey, November 10-12. ISN supported speakers, ISN Eastern and Central Europe Regional Board Chair Vladimir Tesar (Czech Republic), Andreas Kronbichler (Austria) and Mårten Segelmark (Sweden), will present at the...

“It’s a Patients’ Platform,” Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan on Why Winning the 2022 ISN Community Film Event Beats His Other Awards

ISN staff caught up with Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan (India), winner of the 2022 ISN Community Film. Watch the video interview here. According to Dr. Meyyappan, there is a severe shortage of deceased donors for organ transplantation in India, partly due to cultural and religious beliefs. He wanted to raise awareness of the need for organ donation...

The ISN-Italian Society of Nephrology Joint Session on IgA Nephropathy Now Available to Watch on the ISN Academy

Watch the video here. The 63rd Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Nephrology (SIN) was held in October 2022 in Rimini, Italy. The ISN presented a joint session with SIN, "Treatment of IgA Nephropathy: Shall we select the Drug or the Patient?" presented by Rossana Coppo, chair of the ISN Western European Regional Board. 

Help Others Grow Professionally – Gift an ISN Membership for 2023

Why not show your appreciation of a colleague with the gift of ISN membership? ISN membership benefits can be enjoyed from January 1 through December 31, and include: ISN Grants to educate, train, and create partnerships that help improve kidney care in low and middle-income countries Newly-upgraded educational platform! Hundreds of hours of educational content at the...

Renew Your Membership to Stay Up to Date With Weekly Educational Releases; Become an ISN Member to Start Learning at the Newly-Upgraded Academy

The ISN has redesigned its educational platform - the ISN Academy: Explore the intuitive design Test our new search engine Track your progress and collect your certificates Renew your membership here to access the Academy Watch a short video to familiarize yourself with the new layout. Access all webinar recordings here Discover courses and curriculum here Explore ISN meeting content here Discover the...

The Kidney International Reports Community Blog Space Now Offers CME Credits

KI Reports Community is an online blog space featuring a range of content, including expert commentaries, article summaries, and infographics for the KI Reports kidney care community. The initiative is led by Sophia Ambruso and presents material authored by an international collective of physicians. The current content, "Treatment of C3GN: What's Next for Complement's Alternative...

Kidney International Publishes Results From the ISN Emerging Leaders’ Survey Exploring Barriers to Accessing Essential Medicines for People With CKD in Lower Income Countries

The first ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) cohort developed a web-based multinational survey of healthcare workers to assess access and explore barriers to essential medicines in low and low to middle-income countries for people with CKD. Read the article on the results of the survey here. The survey confirms data from the 2019 ISN Global Kidney...

Obituary: Rashad Barsoum 1941 -2022

The ISN was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Professor Rashad Barsoum. Professor Barsoum served the ISN in several roles, including as ISN secretary-general from 1999-2005. He was a pillar of ISN’s most renowned programs, directing both the Fellowship and Sister Renal Centers Programs in the early 2000s. He received the Roscoe Robinson...

ISN Educational Ambassador’s Fourth Visit to Mongolian Hospital  Strengthens Kidney Care Team and Raises Awareness of Kidney Diseases

Dr. Mohamed Atta appears on national television in Mongolia during his recent visit to the country as ISN Educational Ambassador The ISN recently supported Dr. Mohamed G. Atta, Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, USA, to spend ten days presenting lectures and hands-on training in the State Second Central...

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...