ISN Interventional Nephrology Training
The ISN has selected 12 ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Centers to provide in-depth specialized training to improve patient care in different regions of the world.
Through this initiative, selected centers will help trainees to:
- develop sound expertise in interventional nephrology
- provide a better quality of care for dialysis patients in their home country
- train others in their home institution
The ISN warmly congratulates the selected centers listed below:
|Center||City||Country||Region||Liaison Officer||Email Address||Chief of Nephrology|
|Zenith Kidney Center||Abuja||Nigeria||Africa||Adegboyega Faponlefirstname.lastname@example.org||Olalekan Olatise|
|University Medical Centre||Ljubljana||Slovenia||EC Europe||Miha Arnolemail@example.com||Jadranka Buturović-Ponikvar|
|INC ‘Ignacio Chávez’||Mexico||Mexico||Latin America||Bernardo Gonzálezfirstname.lastname@example.org||Magdalena Madero|
|Peruvian Association of Vascular Access||Lima||Peru||Latin America||Edwin Castilloemail@example.com||Edwin Castillo|
|King Faisal Hospital||Riyadh||Saudi Arabia||Middle East||Muhammad U. Ullahfirstname.lastname@example.org||Mohammed Al Sunaid|
|Azerbaijan Medical Uni.||Baku||Azerbaijan||NIS & Russia||Elgun Haziyevemail@example.com||Elgun Haziyev|
|Glickman Institute||Cleveland||USA||North America||Tushar Vachharajanifirstname.lastname@example.org||Tushar Vachharajani|
|Kaikoukai Central Clinic||Nagoya||Japan||NE Asia||Takashi Satoemail@example.com||Takashi Sato|
|Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital||Seoul||Korea Rep.||NE Asia||Yong-Soo Kimfirstname.lastname@example.org||Cheol Whee Park|
|Hospital Selayang||Batu Caves||Malaysia||OSEA||Hin-Seng Wongemail@example.com||Hin-Seng Wong|
|AIIMS||New Delhi||India||South Asia||Sanjay Agarwalfirstname.lastname@example.org||Sanjay Agarwal|
|St. Helier's Hospital||Carshalton||UK||West. Europe||Bhrigu Raj Soodemail@example.com||Virginia Quan|
Note: Centers highlighted in red are not able to accept applications for the 2022 application round due to Covid restrictions.
These centers were selected on their capacity to provide training in non-tunneled CVC placement, tunneled CVC placement, native kidney biopsy; transplant kidney biopsy, PD catheter insertion, and endovascular procedures, both for the Foundation and Advanced Courses:
|Center||Country||Region||Non-tunneled & Tunneled CVC placement||Native & Transplant kidney biopsy||PD catheter insertion||Endovascular procedures|
|Zenith Kidney Center||Nigeria||Africa||Yes||-||-||-|
|University Medical Centre||Slovenia||EC Europe||-||Yes||-||-|
|INC ‘Ignacio Chávez’||Mexico||Latin America||Yes||Yes||Yes||-|
|Peruvian Association of Vascular Access||Peru||Latin America||Yes||-||-||Yes|
|King Faisal Hospital||Saudi Arabia||Middle East||Yes||-||-||Yes|
|Azerbaijan Medical Uni.||Azerbaijan||NIS & Russia||Yes||-||-||-|
|Glickman Institute||USA||North America||Yes||Yes||-||Yes|
|Kaikoukai Central Clinic||Japan||NE Asia||-||-||-||Yes|
|Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital||Korea Rep.||NE Asia||Yes||Yes||-||Yes|
|St. Helier's Hospital||UK||West. Europe||Yes||Yes||Yes||-|
ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Centers will host trainees for two types of curriculum:
- Foundation course (2-4 weeks): specific interventional procedures; observational and hands-on training with patients.
- Advanced course (3 months): a broad spectrum of procedures, especially endovascular procedures; hands-on training with patients.
The ISN will support trainees from low and middle-income countries with grants contributing to their travel, accommodation, and living costs during the training. Applicants should contact the ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Center of their choice, based on the procedures they would like to get trained on.
Applicants should contact the ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Center of their choice, based on the procedures they would like to get trained on, and agree on a training plan matching the applicant’s aspirations, the host center’s offer and the strategy of the home center.
Before joining a training center, trainees must follow didactic sessions on the ISN Academy.
Applications for ISN Interventional Nephrology Scholarships are now open for scholars to undertake training at host centers from August 2022 to February 2023.
The deadline to apply is April 1, 2022. Read the guidelines here.
This initiative is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from