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: 11-12 September 2021

Dear friends and colleagues,
ESPN and IPNA members,

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

This year, and concerning COVID-19 (never-ending) pandemic, it will be prepared to be held online on 11-12 September 2021, close to ESPN Annual Meeting.

For this Second Class, we are planning a 2-day course, and will review latest updates on Cystinosis, Bartter and Gitelman syndrome, IgA and Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura nephritis, SLE nephritis, Renal involvement in vasculitis, Steroid Sensitive and Steroid Resistant Nephrotic syndrome, Hemolytic Uremic syndrome, C3 Glomerulopathies, Post infectious Glomerulonephritis, Nephrocalcinosis and Urolithiasis, Disorders of Calcium and Magnesium metabolism, Epidemiology of Renal diseases and, additionally, plan an Interactive Clinico-Pathology session. Please find the program here.

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 is a new educational offer, do not miss it!

We will accept up to 100 applications.
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 mandatory) to Prof. Rezan Topaloglu ( ) or to Dr. Ana Teixeira ( ).
Deadline for applications – May 31st 2021.

For more and updated information, please visit our ESPN website.

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 Master for Junior Classes cycles