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Apply for the ISN-ANIO India Committee Advanced Apprenticeship

The ISN-ANIO India Committee is happy to announce the deadline for the ISN-ANIO Indukaka Ipcowala Advanced Apprenticeship Program. The purpose of this apprenticeship is to give an opportunity to physicians or allied healthcare personnel to train and gain by practical experience with specific skills in any field of nephrology, including but not limited to renal pathology, chronic kidney disease, transplantation, acute kidney injury or dialysis.

The submission deadline for this program is December 15, 2014. Please send your completed application to Pooja Soens at For more details go to the bottom of the following web page, CLICK HERE.

The apprenticeship offers training for one to three months and is designed to allow the participant to acquire and refine core skills that can be used to create infrastructure in India. The program is aimed at pathologists or lab technicians to train in pathology techniques, or to get training in a specific area of transplantation such as tissue typing or transplant coordination.

Given the growing need for support personnel in nephrology, this program also helps to train dialysis technicians, nurses, pharmacists and nutritionists. It is also eligible for other care givers interested in Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, managing chronic kidney disease patients with multidisciplinary teams, interventional nephrology and drug dosing in patients with impaired kidney function.


  • Qualified professional in India in the fields of dialysis, renal pathology transplantation, or nephrology,
  • Other support personnel working in the above fields,
  • The applicant must be able to read and speak English.


The apprenticeship award only covers the costs of economy class travel to the host institution, as well as housing and living costs during the apprenticeship. The amount of the award will be determined by the ISN-ANIO India Committee based on the location and duration of the apprenticeship.

Application process

The application must be completed along with the following documents:

  • Home institution statement on the need for training,
  • Confirmation from the Head of the Department from the home institution that the applicant has been given study leave for this fellowship,
  • Host institution’s acceptance to take the responsibility for achieving the stated goal.

Host Institution identification

The ISN-ANIO India Committee will, if necessary, offer assistance in identifying a suitable host institution for your stated need. For further information about ISN-ANIO India, CLICK HERE.

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