Regional Training Centers


The ISN has selected 28 ISN Regional Training Centers to provide in-depth specialized training to improve patient care in different regions of the world.

These centers were selected by the ISN Core Programs Committee in lower, lower-middle, or upper-middle income countries to:

  • Hosting fellows (ISN provides up to 12 months of financial support to fellows).
  • Holding educational meetings and workshops on regionally relevant topics.
  • Sharing knowledge and expertise via the ISN Educational Ambassadors or Continuing Medical Education
  • Supporting emerging centers from low resource areas through the Sister Centers
  • Contributing to the ISN Academy – either by developing educational materials or contributing to webinars.
  • Developing and engaging in advocacy activities and collaborations with local and regional authorities.

The ISN warmly congratulates the selected centers listed below:

CenterCityCountryRegionLiaison OfficerEmail Address
Cairo Kidney CenterCairoEgyptAfricaTamer
East African Kidney InstituteNairobiKenyaAfricaBashir
Charlotte Maxeke Academic HospitalJohannesburgSouth AfricaAfricaGraham
Red Cross Children's HospitalCape TownSouth AfricaAfricaMignon
Stellenbosch Uni., Tygerberg HospitalCape TownSouth AfricaAfricaRazeen
UCT, Groote Schuur HospitalCape TownSouth AfricaAfricaNicola
Sahloul HospitalSousseTunisiaAfricaAbdellatif
Fundación Valle del LiliCaliColombiaLatin AmericaJaime
FUNDANIERGuatemala CityGuatemalaLatin AmericaRandall
INCMN Salvador ZubiranMexico CityMexicoLatin AmericaRicardo Correa
Hospital de Clínicas, UdelaRMontevideoUruguayLatin AmericaOscar
INC Ignacio ChavezMexico CityMexicoLatin AmericaMagdalena
Hospital Italiano de Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentinaLatin AmericaGuillermo Rosa
Universidad Austral de ChileValdiviaChileLatin AmericaLeopoldo
Hospital Civil of GuadalajaraGuadalajaraMexicoLatin AmericaJonathan Samuel
Sanatorio AllendeCórdobaArgentinaLatin AmericaDiego
Hasheminejad Kidney CenterTehranIranMiddle EastShahrzad
City Clinical HospitalMoscowRussiaNIS & RussiaElena
Nanjing UniversityNanjingChinaNE AsiaXianghua
Peking UniversityBeijingChinaNE AsiaYuqing
Sun Yat-sen UniversityGuangzhouChinaNE AsiaXueqing
Hospital Kuala LumpurKuala LumpurMalaysiaOSEANurul Z.
King Chulalongkorn HospitalBangkokThailandOSEAYingyos
Cho Ray HospitalHo Chi MinhVietnamOSEAHuong Thi Bich
Osmania General HospitalHyderabadIndiaSouth AsiaManisha
PGIMERChandigarhIndiaSouth AsiaHarbir S.
Sanjay Gandhi InstituteLucknowIndiaSouth AsiaNarayan
St. John's HospitalBengaluruIndiaSouth AsiaArpana

Selected ISN Regional Training Centers will provide training in the following aspects of nephrology:

CenterGeneral NephrologyHemodialysisPeritoneal DialysisTransplantPediatric Nephrology
Cairo Kidney CenterYesYesYesYes-
East African Kidney InstituteYesYesYesYesYes
Charlotte Maxeke Academic HospitalYesYesYesYesYes
Red Cross Children's Hospital----Yes
Stellenbosch Uni., Tygerberg HospitalYesYesYesYesYes
UCT, Groote Schuur HospitalYesYesYesYes-
Sahloul HospitalYesYesYesYes-
Fundación Valle del Lili----Yes
INCMN Salvador ZubiranYesYesYesYes-
Hospital de Clínicas, UdelaRYesYesYesYes-
INC Ignacio ChavezYesYesYesYes-
Hospital Italiano de Buenos AiresYesYesYesYesYes
Universidad Austral de ChileYesYesYesYesYes
Hospital Civil of GuadalajaraYesYesYesYesYes
Sanatorio AllendeYesYesYesYesYes
Hasheminejad Kidney CenterYesYesYes--
City Clinical HospitalYesYesYesYes-
Nanjing UniversityYesYesYesYesYes
Peking UniversityYesYesYes--
Sun Yat-sen UniversityYesYesYesYes-
Hospital Kuala LumpurYesYesYesYes-
King Chulalongkorn HospitalYesYesYesYes-
Cho Ray HospitalYesYesYesYes-
Osmania General HospitalYesYesYesYesYes
Sanjay Gandhi InstituteYesYesYesYesYes
St. John's Hospital----Yes

ISN works hand-in-hand with several partner organizations, encouraging intra-regional collaborations and enhancing training and education possibilities in selected fields of nephrology.

If you are interested in supporting a Regional Training Center, please contact us at the email address below.

For all inquiries on the ISN Regional Training Centers, please contact the ISN Programs team at