The IPNA-ESPN Junior Master 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.

Next IPNA-ESPN Junior Master Classes: 20-21 June 2022

Dear friends and colleagues
ESPN and IPNA members,

We are proud to announce our Third IPNA-ESPN Junior Master Classes (Third Cycle)!

This year, it will be prepared to be held in hybrid format, in Ljubljana (Slovenia) on 20-21 June 2022, before the 54th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Nephrology.

For this Third Class, we are planning a 2-day course, and will review latest updates on Hypertension, Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Transplantation, and, additionally, we plan an Interactive Clinico-Pathology session.

This IPNA-ESPN educational program is especially dedicated to Pediatrics residents, Pediatricians with special interest in Pediatric Nephrology, fellows in Pediatric Nephrology and young Pediatric Nephrologists. The whole program includes three meetings in three consecutive years, the full attendance will allow the achievement of the IPNA-ESPN Master.
A certificate of attendance will be distributed after this meeting.

This course attendance is free of charge, ESPN updated membership is mandatory.
To become an ESPN member or renew your ESPN membership, please follow this link.
For application procedure, you can send your short CV (birthday information is mandatory) to Prof. Rezan Topaloglu ( or to Dr. Ana Teixeira (
Deadline for applications – 10 April 2022.

This is a great educational offer, do not miss it!

With our best regards,

Prof. Rezan Topaloglu (ESPN President)
Prof. Elena Levtchenko (ESPN Education Committee)
Prof. Hui Kim Yap (IPNA President)
Dr. Ana Teixeira (Junior Represent for ESPN)

Previous ESPN-IPNA Junior Master Classes cycles