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John E. Lewy Fund

Advocacy Scholars Program

Purpose: To develop a pipeline for the next generation of leaders in pediatric nephrology with specific expertise in governmental and regulatory processes affecting children’s health care and advocacy for pediatric nephrology, and to educate future leaders in the conduct and application of advocacy. To achieve this mission, we currently offer a two-year immersive experience for leadership and advocacy skills development.

What the scholars program did for me! - Dr. Ray Bignall

Why be a JELF scholar? - Dr. Ray Bignall

JELF Scholars Call for Applicants - Applications due December 1, 2017

The John E. Lewy Fund for Children's Health and the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Foundation are pleased to announce the 8th Advocacy Scholar's Program. The purpose of this program is to develop a pipeline for the next generation of leaders in pediatric nephrology with specific expertise in governmental and regulatory processes affecting children's health care and advocacy for pediatric nephrology, and to educate future leaders in the conduct and application of advocacy. To achieve this mission, we currently offer a two-year immersive experience for leadership and advocacy skills development.

Program Information

Application Form (Application Deadline was 12/1/17)

 

Kidney Community Advocacy Day and Annual Visit to NIH (Sept. 2015)