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Create Connections at the WCN’22 Topical Networking Sessions

WCN'22 offers a schedule of moderated special topical networking events during breaks in the scientific program hosted on a user-friendly networking platform powered by SpatialChat. This platform allows you to effortlessly join networking rooms that simulate an in-person experience. How does it work? Go to the "Topical Networking" section of the "Community Hub" on the virtual congress platform Move freely among...

Register for the Pre-Congress Advocacy and Policy Course at WCN’22

Take the WCN'22 pre-congress course “Advocacy and Policy Course – New Skills for the Modern Nephrologist,” Thursday, February 24, at 3 p.m. MYT. Find out more about the Advocacy and Policy Course here. Register for the congress here. The course covers the principles and practicalities of designing and conducting effective advocacy campaigns to equip participants with...

Cast Your Vote Now! Watch the Finalists and Vote for the 2022 Best Film Award in the ISN Community Film Event

Online voting for the 2022 ISN Community Best Film opens today, January 24. Watch the shortlisted films and cast your vote here! The film event jury has selected six finalists from the 22 films received for the 2022 edition. The ISN warmly invites you to watch these personal and powerful accounts that help raise awareness of...

Discover the Findings of the “Global Survey of Kidney Nutrition”

The paper, “Assessing Global Kidney Nutrition Care,” has been published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Read the paper here. The ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas Committee partnered with the International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism to develop a Global Kidney Nutrition Care Atlas. 155 ISN-affiliated countries completed an electronic survey evaluating...

The Future of Work and Developing the Kidney Care Workforce – Young Nephrologists Take the Lead

By Siddiq Anwar, ISN Young Nephrologists Committee and Middle East Regional Board member End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) management has become a huge economic burden even in industrialized countries. In the USA, there are 750 000 Medicare members with ESRD, that's 1% of the Medicare population that costs $42 billion per year – almost 10% of...

The ISN Continues to Support Meetings to Advance Kidney Care

More than ever, the ISN remains committed to supporting the work and professional development of its members. We are constantly working toward increasing assistance to the global kidney care community through different formats and initiatives. The ISN continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Although many activities involving travel are impacted and have shifted to a...

Get to Know the ISN-KI Editorial Fellows and Interns

The ISN-KI Editorial Fellowship, designed for early-career professionals and academics working in the field of nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation, provides training opportunities for reviewing and critically evaluating manuscripts and managing editorial responsibilities within the context of a world-renowned nephrology journal. The Kidney International (KI) editorial team is currently providing expert guidance to three ISN-KI Editorial Fellows and...

Give Professional Guidance and Develop Leadership Skills – Apply to Become an ISN Mentor

The ISN Mentorship Program is an initiative to foster mutually beneficial learning partnerships in nephrology. The program connects health professionals within the ISN community, offering mentors the chance to develop coaching and leadership skills and mentees to work alongside them toward specific professional goals. We are currently welcoming applications from mentors: If you are an experienced...