@KidneyCathy explains NephMadness in this short video.

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

How to enter:

Infographic by @Errantnephron

  1. Visit AJKD Blog to learn about the 8 nephrology topics in this year's tournament.
  2. Submit your picks (after which you'll be asked to register/log in).
  3. Claim up to 8.0 CME credits and MOC points (expires June 1, 2023).
  4. Encourage your friends, family, patients, and co-workers to fill out brackets!

How are Matches Determined?

Blue Ribbon Panel

Winners for each matchup are determined by majority vote from the Blue Ribbon Panel before the start of the tournament. 

Prizes

Complimentary year-long personal subscription to ACKD and Nature Reviews Nephrology:

  • Top Overall Score
  • Top Medical Student Score*
  • Top Resident Score*
  • Top Fellow Score*
  • Top Attending Score*

NephMadness drawstring bags (up to 30 per group) will be awarded to:

One NephMadness drawstring bag will be awarded to:

  • Best Tweeter
  • Best Blogger

*Registration question must be answered for prize eligibility. See scoring & rules.

Schedule

  • March 1, Wednesday (7:00 am EST): Bracket entry opens
  • March 31, Friday (11:59 pm EDT): Deadline for entering contest
  • April 3, MondayEffluent 8 results
  • April 5, WednesdayFiltered 4 results
  • April 7, Friday: Left & Right Kidney results 
  • April 10, Monday: NephMadness Champion crowned

 

NephMadness is powered by AJKD Blog. NephMadness 2023 details and instructions can be found here.

 

Entry Window Opening Soon

You will be able to submit your picks starting Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 7:00:00 AM Eastern Standard Time.

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)
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