Sister Centers

ISN Sister Centers

The ISN has two flagship programs that provide educational support and guidance to centers in need within the developing nephrology community by pairing them with established centers to form supportive partnerships.

COVID-19 Update: 
As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sister-center pairings active in 2020 have postponed their activities until 2021. This is because of the travel restrictions in place and shifted priorities for most healthcare organizations.

To accommodate the needs of the active pairs and trios, ISN will grant all active centers an additional year to fulfill their plans. No center will graduate at the end of 2020. Consequently, there will be no new applications accepted in October 2020.

ISN continues to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak and remains committed to its mission of building capacity around the world. Providing support to LMICs remains a key priority. We will continue to adapt our response to this unprecedented situation as it evolves.

Don’t forget to pay a visit to the ISN Academy, which provides an extensive mix of over 8,000 pieces of multilingual presentations, guidelines, cases articles and webinars, and constitutes a reliable source to develop your skills and knowledge in nephrology.

For any question, please contact Sister Renal Centers Coordinator at

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