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How Do You Play NephMadness?

NephMadness is a month-long celebration of all things nephrology by the AJKD Blog team. We pit 32 unique aspects of nephrology against each other.

How to Enter

  1. Submit your picks (after which you'll be asked to register/log in)
  2. Visit AJKD Blog to learn about all the teams in the tournament
  3. Get your friends, family, patients, and co-workers to fill out brackets!

How are Matches Determined?

The winners for each of the matchups are determined by a majority vote from the blue-ribbon panel before the start of the tournament. 

Prizes

One copy of Brenner and Rector's The Kidney, 10th Edition, will be awarded to:

  • Top Overall score

One copy of National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases will be awarded to:

  • Top Medical Student score*
  • Top Resident score*
  • Top Fellow score*
  • Top Attending score*

One NephMadness Plaque will be awarded to:

  • Top Group score+ (each individual in the group will also receive a NephMadness bag)

One NephMadness bag will be awarded to:

  • Best tweeter
  • Best blogger

*First registration question must be answered for prize eligibility. See scoring & rules.
+Second registation question must be answered for group prize eligibility. See scoring & rules.

Schedule

  • March 7, Tuesday, Bracket entry opens
  • March 24, Friday (11:59pm EDT): Deadline for entering contest
  • March 26, Sunday: First round results. Scoring begins & Saturated 16 named
  • March 29, Wednesday: Saturated 16 results and Effluent 8 named
  • March 31, Friday: Effluent 8 results and the Filtered Four named
  • April 3, Monday: Filtered Four results and the finalists named
  • April 5, Wednesday: NephMadness Champion crowned

 

 

 

NephMadness is powered by AJKD Blog.

 

Results Available
Standings
Rank User Entry ID Points Comments
1 Canchi 606073 30 0
1 UAlbertaNeph 614874 30 0
3 RPHull 614881 29 0
3 dsawinski 614940 29 0
3 dvdrry 598631 29 0
Featured Entries
Rank User Entry ID Points Comments
1 UAlbertaNeph 614874 30 0
11 VandyNeph 614750 27 0
11 ECUNeph 602812 27 0
40 VCUrine 614957 25 0
64 Duke Fellowship 608128 24 0
64 UCSF_Fellows_First 614802 24 0
64 nyu2020 615098 24 0
86 HCMC_Nephrons 615051 23 0
86 WUNephrology 614867 23 0
86 BaylorPedsRenal 614712 23 0
86 PennKidney 614668 23 0
86 DallasRenalGroup 598109 23 0
125 @ISNKidneyCare Social Media Task Force 614767 22 0
125 BIDMC 614770 22 0
125 UWashington 615103 22 0
185 utahteam 615073 21 0
222 rushrenal 614931 20 0
222 WRNMMC Neph 615021 20 0
222 WRNMMC Neph 615022 20 0
222 HFH_Nephrology 615110 20 0
297 Montefiore Fellowship 615008 19 0
359 PennNephrology 614925 18 0
426 Nephronauts 615013 17 0
426 UW Nephrology 614833 17 0
426 UIHC Renal 614677 17 0
426 SJHS fellowship 612449 17 0
485 UNMCrenal 614686 16 0
485 CincyPedsNeph 614934 16 0
527 Northwell 614848 15 0
527 DublinPaedNeph 614808 15 0
527 UTHSCSANephrology 614689 15 0
620 st_peters 615030 13 0
695 ukrenalfellows 598210 10 0
Scoring Details
  • Round 1 correct picks receive 1 point(s)
  • Round 2 correct picks receive 2 point(s)
  • Round 3 correct picks receive 3 point(s)
  • Round 4 correct picks receive 4 point(s)
  • Round 5 correct picks receive 5 point(s)
Recent Comments
Exciting! But I still support CRISPR-CAS9 to the final!!! And in the end i'll say: i already knew!!!! Good luck for all!!
Posted by gginani on entry 598230. 3/26/2017 8:33:10 AM
How the heck do I affiliate myself with a team?
Posted by Brimbles on entry 614818. 3/21/2017 3:44:56 PM
Very nice game, i hope steroids in igA nephropathy will win!
Posted by Mehdi.Maanaoui on entry 614782. 3/21/2017 8:34:34 AM