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CME Accreditation and Certificate of Attendance

The congress has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 18 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist can only claim credits for time spent in an educational activity. Find out more here. To download your CME Certificate of Attendance: Please log in to your WCN’21 Portal, here. Click on the...

Join the WCN’21 Scavenger Hunt and Have the Chance to Win Free Registration to WCN’22

The WCN'21 online virtual scavenger hunt remains open to WCN'21 delegates until May 31, 2021. Complete the five challenges and enter the competition here. Those who solve all five challenges correctly will be featured on the WCN'21 scavenger wall-of-fame and be entered in a prize draw with the chance to win: One complimentary registration for WCN'22 One of ten personal...

Save The Date – WCN’22 to Take Place In Malaysia

The ISN is excited to be holding WCN'22 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from February 24-27, 2022. WCN'22 will be hosted by the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology and the Malaysian Society of Nephrology.  The congress will be held in the safest possible environment, either in-person or virtually. Abstract Submission is open. The deadline is September 22,...

Announcing the Updated ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit

An updated edition of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit is now available. It includes additional content and new resources. The Toolkit was updated and improved based on feedback from the ISN-ACT Toolkit subgroup and the nephrology community. The Toolkit is an ISN open-access, online resource to guide trial design, study conduct, data management, data analysis, and publications....

Final Webinar in the SGLT2i Series: Toward Equitable Access to Kidney Treatment

The ISN Webinar, Dissemination and Implementation of Therapies for Kidney Diseases in Low- and High-Income Countries, will be broadcast on Thursday, April 29, at 3 p.m. CEST (convert to your time zone here). Register here. SGLT2i inhibitors protect the heart and the kidney, but equitable access to these and other drugs for Chronic Kidney Disease and...

Celebrating the Winners of the ISN Fellowship (Abstract) Awards 2021

The ISN Fellowship (Abstract) Award winners for 2021 were recognized in the Awards Gallery at WCN’21 for their achievements in nephrology. Congratulations to Abduzhappar Gaipov, Farah Gul Khan, and Privilage Makanda-Charambira for their outstanding achievements. The ISN Fellowship Committee selected these winners based on the abstract accepted at WCN’21 and the Fellows’ role in the...

Advance Kidney Care in Your Region: Only a Few Days Left to Apply for an ISN Fellowship

The deadline to apply for an ISN Fellowship is May 1. Read the application guidelines and apply here. Applicants are especially encouraged to consider applying at our newly-designated ISN Regional Training Centers. Candidates interested in a 12-month clinical training will need to complete the ISN Fellowship Foundation Course on the ISN Academy. Please contact fellowship@theisn.org if you have...

Launching this Week: First Session of the “Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology” Program

The first "Grand Rounds" session, “Management of Renal Bone Disease,” will be presented by Ruskshana Shroff from Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK, and Sukanya Govindan, Mehta Multispeciality Hospitals, Chennai, India, on Friday, April 30 at 3 p.m. CEST. Pooja G N (India) and Marcelo Orias (USA) are also speakers at the event.  Register here.  This session will...

Reflections on the Young Nephrologists Committee – COVID and Beyond

Gavin Dreyer – Outgoing YNC Chair             The last two years as the Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) chair have been the highlight of my professional career. It is hard to describe the joy I feel chairing meetings and leading such an exceptional committee of young nephrologists. The diversity of the committee, now including members of the...