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23rd Budapest Nephrology School

Dear Colleague,


The 23rd Budapest Nephrology School (Nephrology, Hypertension, Dialysis, Transplantation, Nephropathology - from Pathophysiology to Bio-Psycho-Social Aspects) under the auspices of ISN, ERA-EDTA, IFKF, ISP and RPS will be traditionally held between 26-31 August, 2016 with the participation of distinguished international faculty.


One of the best known refresher courses on nephrology has attracted many young physicians from Europe and around the world representing 65 countries during the past decades.

We continue with the successful initiatives (like My Most Interesting Cases presented by the faculty and My Most Interesting Cases presented by the participants, Poster and Wine discussion) to further encourage the lively and fruitful interaction among the participants themselves, as well as between the participants and the faculty members.

We have also implemented some changes. This year we put special emphasis on nephropathology. We devote a whole day to discuss what is the most important in nephrology practice from the development in renal pathology.


We are pleased to inform you that the 23rd Budapest Nephrology School was granted 27 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend the above-mentioned activity to validate their credits in their own country.

The 23rd Budapest Nephrology School is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.

The 23rd Budapest Nephrology School is designated for a maximum of 27 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


ERA-EDTA and Hungarian Kidney Foundation offer travel grant for young nephrologists. Application deadline is 26 June, 2016. For further information click on the following link: http://www.ndt-educational.org/cme2016/Travel%20Grant_Sample_Budapest.pdf


For further information please visit the official website at www.bns-hungary.hu



Please forward this invitation also to all your young colleagues and friends who would be interested in participation.


Kind regards,  

Prof. László Rosivall, MD, PHD, DSc

President of the Hungarian Kidney Foundation