WCN'21

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,...

Congratulations to the ISN Community Film Event Winners

The ISN congratulates R. Pecoits Filho and R. Pine (US and Brazil) on winning the 2021 ISN Community Film Event with the film “Life Beyond the Transplant.” Bruno, from Brazil, lost his business when he became ill with Polycystic Kidney Disease. Since undergoing a kidney transplant in 2019, he has made a full recovery and...

Thank You for Participating in WCN’21; Virtual Platform Remains Open for Registered Delegates – Register Now for On-demand Access

The ISN thanks all WCN'21 delegates for their engaged participation in the Virtual World Congress of Nephrology 2021. After enjoying several days of Raising-the-Curtain sessions and pre-congress courses, President Vivek Jha (2019-2021) welcomed attendees to the main congress on Friday, April 16. His presidential address was followed by a timely Stewart Cameron lecture on propaganda...

ISN Contributes Chapter to International Book on Nephrology

The book “Nephrology Worldwide” has been published in electronic and print format by Springer Nature. The ISN contributed the chapter, “Nephrology Worldwide: A Perspective from the International Society of Nephrology,” co-authored by Titi Chen, Rolando Claure-Del Granado, David Harris, and Vivekanand Jha. This chapter is offered in the WCN’21 Delegate Bag. The book features content from...

The WCN’21 Welcome Video

ISN President, Vivekanand Jha, welcomes all delegates to WCN'21 in the first edition of the WCN Daily Shows, to be broadcast throughout the congress. Discover a step-by-step guide to the WCN'21 virtual platform and all its features. Watch video

Pseudoscience, Risk Scores, Oxygen Sensing Mechanisms, and Gender Propaganda: WCN’21 Plenary Topics Presented by World-class Experts

Connect with an extraordinary group of experts at WCN’21: "Battling pseudoscience in the age of misinformation.” Professor Timothy Caulfield on tackling pseudoscience and misinformation in the age of COVID. "Polygenic Risk Scores – Are They Ready for Translation to Clinical Practice?" Professor David Hunter on whether polygenic risk scores can help disease prevention and prognosis. "Understanding Cellular Oxygen Sensing...

Raising-the-Curtain Sessions Launch Today! Discover the Global Nephrology Community at WCN’21

Get to know ISN's ten global regions through presentations from ISN Collective-Member Societies at the Raising-the-Curtain sessions. Discover the complete program and find out what time your region features here. Register for the Raising-the-Curtain sessions via the WCN’21 Portal using code RAISING21, free of charge. If you have already registered for WCN'21, these sessions are included...