The February edition of the Follow Us newsletter is NOW available. The Follow Us newsletter provides information about ERA-EDTA's activities, initiatives and people; it is also a forum for sharing anecdotes and perspectives.
On World Kidney Day we have asked the five medical disciplines which are closest to nephrology, if kidney diseases impact their specialty.
Read the interviews and you will realise that kidneys are at the “heart of health”!
If you are a new member, you should have received a message from Oxford University Press on how to create your credentials. If you are already a member, then you may retrieve your credentials, by inserting your Oxford University Press code of the NDT website.
The Council agreed to allow persons who apply for the ERA-EDTA membership immediately before or during the annual ERA-EDTA Congress to register for that same congress by paying the members’ registration fee, even though their application will only be accepted at the following Council meeting (Fall/Autumn Council).
Full members – This includes all members who reside in Europe, in countries boarding Europe and the Mediterranean Associate members – This includes all members who reside outside the above mentioned countries.
Click on www.era-edta.org and then click on Membership; click on Become a member and then on Membership Application and payment form online. If you do not wish to pay right away, you may skip the payment procedure. Fill in all the required information and submit your application.
Once you have been accepted by the ERA-EDTA Council, you have up to one year to settle your payment. If we do not receive your payment within one year, you will be automatically deleted from the ERA-EDTA files. Your membership benefits start only after we receive your 1st annual membership fee payment.
All members who have been so for more than 15 consecutive years, who have reached 60 years of age and who have retired from practice, can become a Senior Member of the ERA-EDTA. You will receive all the ERA-EDTA membership benefits (including a free subscription to NDT online, but will not be requested to pay an annual membership fee), however should you wish to receive also the hardcopy of the journal, then there is a fee to cover. Please check the membership fees here. In order to apply for ERA-EDTA senior member, please send your request to the Chairperson of the Administrative Offices firstname.lastname@example.org
Even if you did not receive certain membership benefits, you however still did receive others: you regularly received all our mailings; you were able to access the members’ restricted area and view our CME presentations; you were able to actively participate in the decision process of the Society (General Assembly), access the member’s directory, vote for new candidates, etc. It is for this reason that you must pay, to remain a member, your outstanding membership fee.
Please enter your ERA-EDTA credentials that you have received when you applied for membership. If you have forgotten them, you may click on “forgotten password?” by clicking here and you will automatically receive them to your email.
Both Associate and Full members who are under the age of 40 years old can apply for Junior membership status. This allows them to receive all the advantages of being a member, including a free online subscription to NDT, by paying a special annual membership fee. See more details here.
As soon as you pay your membership fee, ERA-EDTA will review and send your details to the Publisher that will take care of sending the journal to the address you wrote in your application form. This can take up to 10 working days.
As soon as you pay your membership fee, ERA-EDTA will review and send your details to the Publisher that will take care of sending the instructions on how to login to the journal for new members (it may take up to 10 working days). Old members will not receive any notification, but after 10 working days, they can access the journal with their NDT credentials.
All those members who, for one reason or another, do NOT wish to receive a subscription to the NDT Journal (print and/or online), can pay the “Reduced Fee”. They will receive all the other membership benefits except the subscription to the NDT Journal.