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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.

Call for Applications has closed for 2016/2017. Next call will be in the Fall of 2017.

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

Why be a JELF scholar? - Dr. Ray Bignall


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