The IPNA-ESPN Master for Junior Classes is a teaching course which covers the whole of the paediatric nephrology curriculum over a 3 year cycle. It takes place in the two days running up to the annual ESPN or IPNA conference. Around 70 places are available. It is open to junior doctors annually on a first-takes place annually. More information about applying is available here.

Current IPNA-ESPN Master for Junior Classes

We are proud to announce that the Third IPNA-ESPN Junior Class, second cycle, will be held in Venice – Italy, 15-16 October 2019, just before the 18th IPNA congress.

This course will be specially dedicated to acute renal failure, dialysis, transplantation and chronic renal disease.

This IPNA-ESPN educational program is especially aimed at paediatric residents, paediatricians with special interest in paediatric nephrology, fellows in paediatric nephrology and young paediatric nephrologists. The whole program comprises three meetings over three consecutive years; full attendance will allow the achievement of the IPNA-ESPN Master. A CME certificate will be distributed after this meeting, also for the ones who were not able to accomplish the whole cycle.

We will accept up to 50 applications. ESPN membership is mandatory.

By way of application, please send your short CV (birthday mandatory) to Prof. Rezan Topaloglu ( or Dr. Ana Teixeira ( Deadline for applications – 10 July 2019.

With our best regards,

Prof. Rezan Topaloglu (Chair, IPNA Junior Class Committee, ESPN Assistant President)

Prof. Elena Levtchenko (ESPN President)

Prof. Pierre Cochat (IPNA President)

Dr. Ana Teixeira (Junior Representative for ESPN)

The programme can be viewed here.

Previous ESPN-IPNA Master for Junior Classes cycle