Tag - nephrology

Nephrology is the subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment kidney diseases.

Top 5 Reasons Why Nephrologists Should Embrace Social Media in Their Practice

Social media has become more than just a platform for socializing; it's a powerful tool that can transform how nephrologists engage with patients, colleagues, and the wider healthcare community. Are you looking to enhance your nephrology practice? Harness the power of social media with the ISN Academy! The ISN Social Media Curriculum guides you on...

“Patient Care Improved With Immediate Effect”: The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program Boosts POCUS Training in Pakistan

In April 2024, ISN Educational Ambassador (EA) Professor Saeed Ahmed, consultant nephrologist at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust in the UK, visited the Bahria Town International Hospital (BTIH) in Lahore, Pakistan, to deliver Pakistan's first hands-on four-day workshop in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) basics; a joint ISN - Pakistan Society of Nephrology initiative. The...

Announcing Winners of Complimentary Registrations for the Vicenza Course

The ISN is pleased to announce three winners of complimentary registrations for the upcoming 42nd Vicenza Course AKI-CRRT-ECOS and Critical Care Nephrology 2024  Selected by the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee, the ISN congratulates the following winners: Omar Fueyo (Mexico) Shkelqim Muharremi (Macedonia) Swaraj Sathyan (Bahrein) The Vicenza Course will take place from June 11-13, 2024, at the Fiera di Vicenza Convention Center in Vicenza, Italy. The...

Support Excellence in Kidney Care: Nominate for the ISN 2025 Awards!

Agnes Fogo presenting Charles Alpers with the 2023 Roscoe R. Robinson Award at WCN’23 It’s time to nominate friends and colleagues whose work deserves international recognition. If you are an ISN member, you can support global excellence in kidney care by submitting a nomination for an ISN Award! Please send all nominations, supporting materials, questions, or...

ISN YNC Member Iman Alshamsi Introduces New YNC Members to the ISN Community 

The ISN is pleased to welcome six dynamic young professionals to the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) and looks forward to their contributions to education, research, and leadership as they help shape the future of global kidney health:  Dr. Winston Fung (Hong Kong)  Dr. Marques Ng (Hong Kong)  Dr. Kornchanok Vareesangthip (Thailand)  Dr. Daniel P. Msilanga (Tanzania)  Dr. Carlo Alfieri (Italy)  Dr. Ming-Yan Jiang (Taiwan)  Hailing from diverse parts...

New! Access the Toolkit and Accompanying KIR Article on Creating a Young Nephrologists Committee

How do you build and nurture a thriving community of early-career kidney care professionals? The ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) subcommittee has developed a valuable toolkit to help young nephrologists establish a local committee from the ground up. Discover the ISN YNC Toolkit here Recognizing that even a small group of local enthusiasts can provide much-needed support...

Get Ready for WCN’24: Engage With the Global Kidney Care Community!

Excitement is building as the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 approaches—are you prepared for this unforgettable experience? Here's how you can maximize your participation: Stay connected on social media and share your attendance -Keep up with the feedback and updates by following ISN channels on social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and X. -Share your experiences using...

Access New Social Media Curriculum Modules on X Spaces, Neph JC, Podcasts, Quizzes, and More! 

The Social Media Curriculum helps navigate and leverage social media tools effectively.   Access the curriculum, including new modules, here  Module 6: Join Dr. Manjusha Yadla, deputy chair of the ISN Social Media Team, for a concise, informative overview of X spaces and how to benefit from them.  Module 7: This module was developed by the Nephrology...

ISN Members: Explore Specialized ISN Fellowship Opportunities Tailored to Your Expertise and Region –Apply by May 1

In addition to general ISN Fellowships for ISN members from lower, lower-middle, and upper-middle-income countries, the ISN collaborates with several organizations, regional societies, and partners to sponsor and promote fellowships tailored to specific specializations and regions. The deadline to apply is May 1. Submit your application here. These include: The ISN-UHN ExpLoRe Home Dialysis Fellowships in dialysis Ravi Mehta ISN...

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...

Empowering Kidney Care Professionals: WCN’24 Themes to Advance Individual Excellence Toward Global Kidney Health

Five kidney care themes guide the scientific program of the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN'24). Explore this intriguing selection from the scores of outstanding sessions awaiting WCN'24 delegates—you won't want to miss this congress! Consult the complete program here Theme 1: Better Kidney Health "The ISN Emerging Leaders and Environmentally Sustainable Kidney Care: The Time...

The ISN to Honor Merle Clarke With the North America and Caribbean Pioneer Award at Annual Caribbean International Conference

The 16th Annual Caribbean International Conference on Nephrology and Hypertension will take place in a hybrid format on January 27, 2024, in Mona, Jamaica. The meeting provides a fitting occasion to present the ISN 2023 Pioneer Award for the ISN North America and the Caribbean region to Merle L. Clarke from Saint Lucia. Dr. Clarke commented,...

What’s on in February? Discover Upcoming ISN Endorsed Events–Find Out How to Elevate Your Event Through ISN Endorsement!

Discover all the benefits of ISN-endorsed meetings and how to apply here. 43rd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter (ISNSCCON), February 8-11, Hyderabad, India A recorded talk from ISN President Masaomi Nangaku will be broadcast at the event. The Egyptian Society of Nephrology and Transplantation (ESNT) congress, Cairo, Egypt, February 13-16 The ISN...

A Year of Achievements in Global Kidney Care: Revisit Remarkable Success Stories from ISN Granting Programs in 2023

ISN Granting Programs led scores of kidney care transformations worldwide in 2023, helping build capacity and improve patient care in regions with limited nephrology resources. As we look forward to more extraordinary accomplishments in 2024, we invite you to take a moment to discover or revisit inspiring accounts of progress in kidney care made possible...

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...

Leveraging Social Media for Kidney Health: The ISN and the Nephrology Social Media Collective Forge New Partnership

The ISN and the Nephrology Social Media Collective (NSMC) have signed a memorandum of understanding for producing, delivering and recording primarily social media-related online educational content. The partnership emphasizes the powerful role of social media in spreading awareness of kidney health, sharing important information, engaging diverse audiences, and fostering conversations that contribute to a better...

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...

Start Your Nephrology Career Right: Choose the ISN Trainee Membership Package

If you are an early-career nephrologist eager to advance in your profession, the ISN has the perfect entry point for you - the Trainee Membership category. The ISN offers all trainees the first year of membership FREE; membership is renewable for four years at $15/year while training continues. Step into a promising future in kidney care...

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...