Recent News and EventsImproving Global Kidney Health: International Society of Nephrology Initiatives and the Global Kidney Health Atlas
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a major public health problem and is increasingly being recognized as an important driver of costs in all health care systems. The diversity of outcomes for people living with CKD is in part due to variability in biology, access to care, environmental factors, and health care system differences. The International Society of Nephrology (ISN), working in collaboration with its partners, has evolved into a philanthropic organization, from a traditional medical society, committed to a vision that sees “a future where all people have access to sustainable kidney health”.
Donation enables enriched training in kidney care
When Marcia Bell first developed kidney problems at age 15, the specialty of nephrology didn’t exist. It was 1955, and the notion of a kidney transplant between non-identical twins was just that – a notion, one that wouldn’t be realized until a decade later. Bell underwent several operations to save part of her one kidney […]
Advanced Training in Nephrology Clinical Fellowship Program
The Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia is pleased to offer a position in the Advanced Training in Nephrology Clinical Fellowship Program. This Fellowship is a post-certification program, and is open to those who have completed at least 2 years of nephrology in an accredited training program. A certificate from UBC Division of Nephrology will be issued upon completion of the 12 month program.
Glomerulonephritis (GN) Fellowship training program: 2019-2021
The Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a Glomerulonephritis (GN) Fellowship training program: 2019-2021. This is a 2-year fellowship offered through collaboration of the BC Provincial Renal Agency and the UBC Division of Nephrology.
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