NephMadness

NephMadness is a nephrology educational initiative that is modeled after the college basketball tournament but with nephrology concepts.

NephMadness: In Review

April 30, 2013 // 2 Comments

In late February NephMadness began as an idea to do a nephrology take on the NCAA basketball tournament. We wanted to do an educational initiative that really engaged the larger community of nephrologists that are online. Chaining a series of posts [read more...]

NephMadness: The Champion

April 9, 2013 // 1 Comment

And we have a winner! Kidney Transplantation It was always going to be transplant. Transplant, winning the nephron lottery. Every patient on dialysis, every child of a CKD 5 parent, every mother of an ARPKD baby, all dream about receiving The Call. [read more...]

NephMadness: The Final Four!

April 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

The people have spoken. The votes have been tallied. And now we have the honor to present the first NephMadness Final Four: Medicare ESRD benefit HEMO trial Captopril Kidney Transplantation Each one changed the landscape of nephrology in a unique [read more...]

NephMadness: Elite 8

March 30, 2013 // 1 Comment

Voting for a spot in the Elite 8 is over. The final 8 teams have been decided.  Time to vote for the Final 4!  Unlike the NCAA tournament, all of the number 1 seeds (Medicare ESRD Benefit, HEMO trial, Captopril and MDRD equation) are alive and [read more...]

NephMadness: Sweet 16

March 26, 2013 // 2 Comments

The tournament has been going on for just over a week. We have whittled the field from 64 concepts to a Sweet 16. We are depending on our readers to help us determine the winners going forward. No more meddling editors influencing the outcomes of [read more...]