Announcement to Appoint Fellows to the ASDIN Education Committee

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Announcement

American Society of Diagnostic & Interventional Nephrology announces that two interventional Nephrology Fellows will be appointed as members of the Education Committee for 2019-2020.

Requirements

  • Must be a current Fellow in Nephrology.
  • Maintaining ASDIN Fellow membership throughout the appointment’s term.
  • Attending the ASDIN Annual Scientific Meeting in 2020 

Application Process

  • Candidates that meet the defined criteria may submit the Initial Application Form online. 
  • Include a personal statement that highlights the candidate’s interest to serve as member of the Education Committee and specify career goals. 
  • One letter of recommendation from Interventional Nephrology mentor is required.

Review Process

The Education Committee chairman and two Independent members of the Fellow appointment subcommittee will review the Initial Application Form and provide applicants with application status.  If an applicant is approved through the initial application form, ASDIN will inform applicants via email. Deadline date for Application is 10/15/2019

Appointments

Two fellows may be appointed to the Education Committee for 2019-2020 term. The appointed fellows will serve through calendar year 2020.

Responsibilities

Appointed fellows are expected to attend the Education Committee conference calls that take place approximately once a month (minimum 50% attendance required), as well as, the face to face meeting during the ASDIN Annual Scientific Meeting during term. (2020 ASDIN Annual Scientific Meeting – February 21-23, 2020- The Mirage – Las Vegas, NV). 

The appointed fellows will be responsible for:

– Writing interventional nephrology-related educational posts for the Renal Fellow Network every 1-2 months.

– Promoting ASDIN and interventional nephrology on social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.)

– Making recommendations for the reform and review of the ASDIN Annual Education Program, including, but not limited to, the identification of additional opportunities for hands-on workshops that focus on improving interventional Nephrology fellows’ competencies.

– Collaborating with committee members to address general education concerns related to vascular access management such as the current “mostly opinion based” published guidelines.

– Reaching out to the current interventional nephrology fellows community to highlight the ASDIN Educational mission, introducing the available educational programs and opportunities and soliciting feedback to determine the impact of the current ASDIN educational program on fellows’ outcomes and competencies.

The application page is available on this link.

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