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May 30, 2024

All paediatric nephrologists practicing in Canada are eligible to be members of the Canadian Association of Paediatric Nephrologists (CAPN). Active membership status requires the payment of annual membership fees (currently C$50.00) due at the beginning of each calender year.  Current trainees are Trainee Members of CAPN, and do not pay registration fees. Individuals who are current in their dues and have reached 65 year s of age, may request a status change to Meritorius.  Meritorius members do not pay membership fees, but also wave their voting rights at the annual general meeting.

Membership in CAPN affords discounted membership and benefits at several of our sister organizations:

CSN Canadian Society of Nephrology ($100 discount) (Link here to join)

Provides membership benefits to attend the CSN meetings at discounted rates, membership in the International Society of Nephrology, and a subscription to the journal Kidney International.

American Society of Paediatric Nephrology ($175 discount) (Link here to join)

Provides benefits to attend ASPN sponsored events at discounted rates, as well as the ability to participate in ASPN meetings that establish advocacy and educational policy affecting North American practice. Membership in ASPN provides a discount to the IPNA International Paediatric Nephrology Association ($125 discount). Membership in IPNA provides benefits to attend the IPNA meetings at discounted rates, as well as a subscription to the journal Paediatric Nephrology.

All of the above memberships can be purchased at discounted membership rates when membership in CAPN is active.

Frequently asked questions:

How do I create an account?

All current and new members of CAPN are required to create a membership account starting in 2012. To create the account, fill out the application form online located here.

I am a practicing Paediatric Nephrologist. How do I pay my CAPN membership dues?

Once your account is created, within 72 hours CAPN will send you an invoice payable through PayPal for your membership dues.  You may pay using an existing credit card or direct debit from a bank account, with immediate generation of a membership receipt. CAPN will continue to send you your yearly invoice through PayPal.  Questions or concerns regarding membership fees should be directed to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International paediatric nephrologists who have trained in Canada, are invited to maintain their ties to the Canadian Paediatric Nephrology Community and apply for membership to the members only section.

Access to the members area of the website is linked to active and paid membership status.  Details are subject to regulation.

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