Deadline ansökningar för ISPD John Maher Award är 13 november 2017.


Dear Colleague,


The International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) is pleased to announce that the application deadline for the ISPD John Maher Award is 13 November 2017.


The John Maher Award was established by the ISPD to honour young individuals who have contributed substantially to the field of peritoneal dialysis and is awarded every two years at the ISPD Congress.


Applications are accepted in respect of individuals who have demonstrated expertise in either scientific, medical or nursing aspects of PD. Candidates must be younger than 45 years by 13 November 2017. Members of the ISPD and non-members may apply.


Nominations, a CV and a summary of the candidate’s accomplishments should be sent to the attention of Drs Sarala Naicker and Roberto Pecoits-Filho, Co-Chairs of the Scholarships & Awards Committee, at:


The amount of the award is $5,000 USD and the ISPD will cover travel costs (airfare and 4-nights’ accommodation) for the successful candidate to attend the ISPD Congress 2018 in Vancouver, Canada (5-8 May 2018) if not already in the speaker program.


More information about the John Maher Award is available at:


We look forward to hearing from you!



Best wishes,


Sarala Naicker                                    Roberto Pecoits-Filho



Scholarships and Awards Committee

International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis