Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology


Get Involved 

The work of the Society depends upon the commitment of its Members, who contribute freely their time, skills and expertise to the Society. 

There are lots of ways you can make a difference to kidney health through your involvement with the ANZSN:

If your time is limited, there are other ways you can be involved:

If you would like any information or assistance, please contact the ANZSN Office on

Current Opportunities 

ISN Fellowship and Clinical Research Application Deadlines
The ISN would like to remind you of the upcoming application deadlines of the ISN Fellowship and Clinical Research programs, on May 1st, 2020
Fellowship Program:
  • The Fellowship Committee seeks well-developed training plans, established in coordination with the host mentor, reflecting the needs from the home institution and the opportunity to implement and share the acquired skills and knowledge at home after the training.
  • The Committee will give priority consideration to requests for “regional trainings”, i.e. training in a host center from the same region.
  • All information about the Fellowship Program and details on how to apply can be found here.  
The ISN Clinical Research Program supports research and education programs in low-to-middle income countries, involving local nephrologists, health workers and authorities. The Program helps implement research projects to detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as CKD, AKI, hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Note that the Clinical Research Committee will prioritize proposals with high quality methods and the potential to be published in an indexed journal.
Click here to find out more about this program and how to apply. Note that proposals must be reviewed and validated by a regional coordinator before they are submitted online. Make sure you submit your proposal to Shoichi Maruyama at
AMA Public Health Awards 2020 - Call for Nominations
The AMA is seeking nominations of people or groups who have made an extraordinary contribution to health care and public health.
Recipients will be invited to attend the 2020 AMA National Conference in Canberra in May 2020, where the awards will be presented. The AMA may contribute to travel costs for recipients to attend the presentation.
In the year following the presentation of the awards, recipients will have the opportunity to participate in interviews with interested media, and engage in AMA supported activities promoting their work in their field of expertise.
All rewards are presented, pending a sufficient quantity and/or quality of nominations being received in each category.
For more information please click here. Nominations close 23 April 2020
Nomination form - AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award 2020
Nomination form - AMA Women in Medicine Award 2020
Expressions of Interest - AKTN
Expressions of Interest are sought for membership of the AKTN Scientific Committee as Chair and Deputy Chair. 
Please click the following link for more information. 

Please email a one page application to Donna Reidlinger at by Wednesday 1st April, 2020.
Your expression of interest should include:
• Your interest in the position of either Chair or Deputy Chair
• An outline of your relevant skills, track record and CV
• A suggested research topic for consideration by an AKTN Working Group

Scholarships of up to $5,000 for current and aspiring female leaders

Women and Leadership Australia Scholarships of $2,000 to $5,000 are currently available to women working in the health care sector to help support their participation in a range of career building leadership development programs.

The initiative is providing junior through to executive managers with scholarships to support their growth and development. The scholarships assist with participation in one of three flagship development programs. The programs provide highly collaborative learning environments uniquely tailored to the needs of female leaders.

Expressions of Interest - Find out more and register your interest by completing the Expression of Interest form here prior to Friday, April 3.