To learn quickly about ISN Programs, listen to Prof. John Feehally (Programs Chair) introducing the 5 ISN Programs and explaining why and how ISN is engaged in sustainable, long-term support to developing countries in advancing kidney care. Click on the video to the right to start.
One Global Mission: Building kidney health equality worldwide through education, training and research
The Fellowship Program gives physicians from emerging countries hands-on training in a developed renal center. Returning home, they share what they have learned, improve local care and start more ISN Programs. Deadline for applications: May 1 and October 1 each year.
The Sister Renal Centers Program links renal centers in emerging countries with centers of excellence in the developing world. With educational support and guidance, the emerging centers become self-sufficient offering better care for patients. Deadline for applications: October 1 each year.
The Sister Transplant Centers Program links renal transplants centers in emerging countries with transplant centers of excellence in the developing world. With educational support and guidance, the emerging centers will develop successful transplant programs for patients. Deadline for applications: October 1 each year.
The Continuing Medical Education Program offers essential teaching and training to developing medical communities. Expert speakers from both sides of the world share their knowledge and experience in clinical care and research. Deadline for applications: all year long.
The Educational Ambassadors Program sends experts to developing renal centers for one to four weeks to provide specific hands-on training or help develop new services, community-based research or screening programs. Deadline for applications: May 1 and October 1 each year.
The Clinical Research Program funds screening and prevention programs as well as clinical research projects addressing local needs about kidney disease in emerging countries. Deadline for applications: May 1 and October 1 each year.