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For the Young and Young at Heart – Join the YNC for Dynamic Exchanges at WCN’24 in Buenos Aires

By YNC Committee member Zdenka Hrušková Building on the success of last year's in-person Word Congress (WCN) in Bangkok, the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) is pleased to release an exciting new program for WCN'24 in Buenos Aires that incorporates proven, well-received activities while introducing novel sessions to provide even more opportunities for learning and networking. We are looking forward...

A Year of Achievements in Research Skills Development Led by the YNC’s Capacity Building Sub-Committee, Featuring a Sneak Preview of 2024 Activities

By Andrea Viecelli As this year's chair of the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee's Capacity Building Sub-Committee, I had the opportunity to lead an amazing team of young kidney health professionals to build capacity and improve leadership skills, clinical workforce management, and research. Young nephrologists, particularly those practicing in low-income countries, have consistently acknowledged research as a...

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...

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...

Become an ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Center! Apply by September 1

The ISN recognized 12 Interventional Nephrology Training Centers (INTCs) worldwide in 2020 and is now seeking additional institutions to offer in-depth training in interventional nephrology. Applications are open to centers from all countries. See all eligibility criteria and guidelines on how to apply here. The deadline is September 1. ISN INTCs were launched in response to...

Calling Early-career Kidney Health Professionals – Apply Today to Become Tomorrow’s Leaders!

The ISN is now accepting applications for the next Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) cohort. The ISN welcomes applications from ISN members interested in positively impacting the future of kidney care. Apply here by September 30, 2023. The ELP aims to build a global talent pool of future leaders in kidney health. Through collaboration and research, successful...

“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....

Tune In to the WCN’23 “Spotlight Sessions” and Experience the Dynamic Energy of Attending In Person the World Congress of Nephrology!

The winners of the ISN ISN Community Film Event receive their award The Spotlight Stage quickly became a popular feature for delegates onsite in Thailand at the World Congress of Nephrology 2023 in April. This open theatre in the exhibition and poster hall generated a hub of excitement as attendees enjoyed professional and social exchanges. Activities on...

Young Nephrologists in China: Apply by May 1 to Train in Clinical Nephrology Through the IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship

The IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship supports young nephrologists to train in clinical nephrology for three months in China, including Hong Kong. The grant is a joint initiative from the International Association of Chinese Nephrologists (IACN), the ISN, and the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology (HKSN). Applications are available in Chinese. Find out more and apply here by...

Join the ISN’s Young Nephrologists at WCN’23…and Create Your Own Regional Community With Their Help!

By YNC member Nikolay Bulanov Our first steps in nephrology as trainees, early-career practitioners or researchers can be challenging. Being part of a network of keen specialists can help one to develop professionally and improve clinical and research skills. The ISN's Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) engages with young ISN members worldwide in educational, scientific and social...

The Younger Generation Takes a Stance: Inaugural Meeting of the WHO Youth Council

Members of the WHO Youth Council at their inaugural meeting at the WHO headquarters in Geneva in January By Marina Wainstein, ISN Young Nephrologists Committee chair and Advocacy Working Group member  From January 27 to 30, the World Health Organization in Geneva hosted the inaugural meeting of the WHO Youth Council. The council was created as a...