ISN Webinar: Steps for a Successful WCN’24 Abstract Submission and Beyond!
WCN’24 offers a great opportunity to showcase your work through the submission of research, educational or case report abstracts. The submission of the correct format and right content are critical for acceptance.
Through this webinar, you will learn the art of writing a winning abstract for the next WCN through interacting with international experts in the field. You will also learn about the process of abstract evaluation and how to distinguish a good from a bad abstract.
Head of the division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Saint George Hospital University Medical Center in Beirut, Lebanon and assistant professor of clinical medicine at the faculty of medicine and medical sciences of the University of Balamand in Lebanon. Deputy chair of the Young Nephrologists Committee of the Internal Society of Nephrology (ISN) and a member of the 2021 cohort of the Emerging Leaders Program of the ISN.Clinical and research interests include Global Kidney Health, Onco-Nephrology, Hypertension and Peritoneal dialysis.
Dr. Pecoits-Filho is a Senior Research Scientist at Arbor Research Collaborative for Health in Michigan, USA and a Professor of Medicine, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil. He is the current (2021-23) Chair of the Education Committee of the International Society of Nephrology. As a clinician, he has broad activities in Internal Medicine and Nephrology based at the University affiliated hospitals, where he was the Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine between 2010 and 2016, the Director of the Residency program in Nephrology from 2013 to 2016. Dr. Pecoits-Filho is the Principal Investigator for the study CKDOPPS, a multinational study on practice patterns and outcomes in chronic kidney disease and act as a Scientific Leader for clinical trials in the Americas with George Clinical. Dr. Pecoits-Filho received his MD and trained in Internal Medicine and Nephrology in Curitiba, Brazil before completing a nephrology research fellowship at the University of Missouri, Columbia and a PhD from the University of Sao Paulo. He was a visiting scholar for extended periods at the Karolinska Institute (Sweden) and the George Institute (Australia), and has participated as a principal investigator, regional leader and in steering committees in multinational clinical trials. Dr. Pecoits-Filho served as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) (2017-2019), the SONG Initiative (2017-present) and KDIGO (2016-2018).