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.

Next IPNA-ESPN Master for Junior Classes: 19-20 September 2020

Dear friends and colleagues,

We are proud to announce our IPNA – ESPN Master for Junior Classes 2020!
This time, and concerning COVID-19 pandemic, it will be held online on September 19-20th, after ESPN Annual Meeting.

With this course, we will initiate our Junior Classes – Third Cycle and the program will review latest updates on antenatal hydronephrosis, CAKUT, UTI and VUR, voiding dysfunction, fluid and electrolytes management, renal tubular acidosis, Alport syndrome and thin membrane disease, podocytopathies and ciliopathies, ADPKD and ARPKD, renal involvement in metabolic diseases and mitochondrial cytopathies.

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.

ESPN membership is mandatory for this course attendance.

For application and registration, please send your CV (short form, with birthday information) to Prof. Rezan Topaloglu ( or Dr. Ana Teixeira ( ).

Deadline for new applications – July 30th.

The Scientific Program and updates is available on both ESPN and IPNA websites. The program can be viewed here.

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

With our best regards,

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

Previous ESPN-IPNA Master for Junior Classes cycles