Humphreys, Coyne and Yau in the Running for 2016 NephJC Kidney Awards

nephjcThe Renal Fellow Network (RFN), a website written for renal fellows by renal fellows will announce the NephJC Kidney Awards, Friday, November 18, at the “Tweet-up” at Benny’s Chop House in Chicago, IL.

Past honors have been awarded for the best social media participation during ASN Kidney Week, but this year several new categories are included, and the Division of Nephrology is proud to announce that members of our faculty, Drs. Ben Humphreys, Daniel Coyne and Timothy Yau, are being considered for three of the five following categories!

NephJC Rookie of the Year – Best new participant in NephJC:

Engaged Researcher of the Year – Investigator with the best participation in a NephJC chat:

NephJC Most Valuable Player – Best NephJC participant:

Nathan Hellman Award for Social Media Initiative of the Year – The nephrology social media project with the greatest impact:

Investigation of the Year – The most important nephrology publication of the year:

  • Proton pump inhibitor use and risk of chronic kidney disease

Members of the NephJC work group vote on the first three categories, whereas the public can vote in the last two categories.  Each nominee will get a NephJC gift bag at Kidney Week.

Good luck Ben, Dan and Timothy!