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                           Announcement to Appoint Fellows to the ASDIN Education Committee
DEADLINE: September 15, 2018



ASDIN announces that two interventional Nephrology Fellows will be appointed as members of the Education Committee for 2018-2019.



Must be a current Fellow in Nephrology.

Maintaining ASDIN Fellow membership throughout the appointment’s term.

Attending the ASDIN Annual Scientific Meeting in 2019



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.



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 applicant via email. Deadline date for Application is 9/15/2018



Two fellows will be appointed to the Education Committee for 2018-2019 term. The appointed fellows will serve through calendar year 2019.



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. (2019 ASDIN Annual Scientific Meeting - February 15 - 17, 2019 - Marriott Marquis - Atlanta, GA).


The appointed fellows will be responsible for:

- Acting as a reviewer of suggestions and recommendations for developing a new curriculum or expanding an existing curriculum such as the online Interventional Nephrology Self-Assessment Program.

- Making a recommendation 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, introduce the available educational programs and opportunities and solicit feedback to determine the impact of the current ASDIN educational program on fellows' outcomes and competencies.



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