#NephMadness 2018: The Winners

Now that we know Patient-Reported Outcomes emerged victorious in NephMadness 2018

…who are the winners? See the final standings here!

Grand Prizes


Sinead Stoneman

Sinead won NephMadness 2018 with 49 points! She is an Irish junior doctor, working as a registrar in geriatric medicine at University Hospital Waterford, and will be starting as a Nephrology Specialist Registrar in July 2018 in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. She is also an NSMC intern. Follow her @Stones_.


Ludvig Balteskard Rinde

Ludvig is an MD-PhD student at the UiT Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø, Norway and is in his final, sixth year. Follow him @LRinde.


Niyaz Ahmed Janvekar

Niyaz is at a nephrology residency program at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi, India. Follow him @drjanvekar.


Alexander Hamilton

Alex is Tony Wing Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, UK. Follow him @_ajhamilton.


Malvinder Parmar

Malvinder is Professor of Medicine at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Ontario, Canada. He also won a runner-up prize two years ago in NephMadness 2016. Follow him @wittykidney.

Group Prizes

HIGHEST-SCORING GROUP: Monash Health from Melbourne, Australia

MOST ENTRIES GROUP: The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast @thecurbsiders

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Social Prizes


Kate J. Robson

Kate is a nephrologist and PhD candidate at Monash Health in Melbourne, Australia. She wrote a series of blog posts, Living Kidney Donor Case Challenge, on the Living Kidney Donor Risk team in the Transplantation Region. Follow her @nephrologista.

Honorable Mention: Paul Welling @PAWellingMD | The Hyponatremia Bracket Demystified


Maryam Khosravi

 Maryam is a nephrologist undertaking a Wellcome Trust clinical research training fellowship at University College London. Read her NephMadness blog post, Animal House: The Key to Unlocking BiologyFollow her @_Dr_MK.

Honorable Mentions: Sarah Gleeson @sarah_gleeson_ and David Goldfarb @weddellite

Congratulations to The Winners!

If your name wasn’t listed above, try again next year when we unleash another set of educational nephrology topics!

There was one prize category where we needed to break a tie: Top Medical Student. For more on how tiebreakers work specifically and the determination of winners and prizes in general, please see NephMadness 2018 Rules.



Final Standings | NephMadness 2018 | #NephMadness | @NephMadness



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