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Cathy Quinlan reviews the entire NephMadness Tourney in this video

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.

 

Final Standings Are In

The tournament is finished and the final results are published. Congratulations to the winners! Thank you for playing in the contest.

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Standings
Rank User Entry ID Points Comments
1 mrlynch 607681 53 0
2 arvind64 608440 50 0
3 Nephron333 614804 48 0
4 dsawinski 614940 45 0
5 Etcarey 614857 44 0
Featured Entries
Rank User Entry ID Points Comments
6 VCUrine 614957 43 0
13 ECUNeph 602812 41 0
36 UAlbertaNeph 614874 36 0
68 UCSF_Fellows_First 614802 34 0
83 HCMC_Nephrons 615051 33 0
83 PennKidney 614668 33 0
83 VandyNeph 614750 33 0
114 WUNephrology 614867 32 0
114 BIDMC 614770 32 0
168 Duke Fellowship 608128 30 0
168 nyu2020 615098 30 0
168 WRNMMC Neph 615021 30 0
168 WRNMMC Neph 615022 30 0
218 @ISNKidneyCare Social Media Task Force 614767 28 0
218 UWashington 615103 28 0
254 PennNephrology 614925 27 0
284 rushrenal 614931 26 0
284 BaylorPedsRenal 614712 26 0
284 DallasRenalGroup 598109 26 0
319 Montefiore Fellowship 615008 25 0
347 UTHSCSANephrology 614689 24 0
347 utahteam 615073 24 0
376 Nephronauts 615013 23 0
376 HFH_Nephrology 615110 23 0
376 UIHC Renal 614677 23 0
376 CincyPedsNeph 614934 23 0
417 DublinPaedNeph 614808 22 0
481 UW Nephrology 614833 20 0
481 SJHS fellowship 612449 20 0
518 UNMCrenal 614686 19 0
546 Northwell 614848 18 0
603 st_peters 615030 16 0
706 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