There is Still Time to Submit Your Brackets for the 9th Annual NephMadness!

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and blogs are abuzz with discussion of eight topics that make up the brackets for this year’s NephMadness educational competition.    This is the 9th year of the program created by the team at AJKD Blog, the official blog of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.  It is modeled on March Madness, […]

Time to Fill Out Your NephMadness Bracket for 2019!

The 7th annual NephMadness is under way!  NephMadness, hosted by AJKD Blog, is an online interactive medical education activity modeled on March Madness, the NCAA college basketball tournament, except with nephrology concepts. Using social media, interactivity, and gamification, the nearly month-long tournament encourages a good-natured, robust discussion of the latest advances and the most important […]

NephMadness 2018 Champion is a Real PRO

The final matchup of NephMadness 2018 between Patient-Reported Outcomes and The Untransplantables has been decided. The AJKD Blog blue ribbon panel, in a 6:3 decision, chose Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) as the winner, which was also the crowd favorite. Dr. Tim Yau, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Nephrology, is the Social Media Editor at AJKD, and […]

NephMadness 2018 – Have Fun Learning AND Earn CME Credit

NephMadness 2018 is officially in full swing. Now in its 6th year, the educational tournament tipped-off on March 15 when the brackets listing 32 nephrology topics were announced. Developed by the team at AJKD Blog (the official blog of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases), the tournament fosters a good-natured competition, while highlighting the latest […]

Yau’s New Podcast Format Merges Nephrology, History and Storytelling

Assistant Professor of Medicine Timothy Yau wants to tell you a good story. Yau is branching out from the usual clinical and pathology discussions found in his award-winning Washington University Nephrology Web Video Series in order to emphasize some of the incredible things that have happened in the field of nephrology over the course of […]

March Madness … Kidney Style! NephMadness 2017 Brackets Announced

Hit the bench, US college basketball! Nephrology has its own March Madness – NephMadness 2017 – courtesy of the crew at AJKD Blog, the official blog of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Since 2013, this month-long educational tournament plays out across all social media outlets, providing good-natured competition while highlighting the latest advances and […]