NephJC is a nephrology journal club that uses Twitter to discuss the research, guidelines, and editorials that drive nephrology.

 
 

Upcoming Twitter chats:

All scheduled chats are tentative. We may change the schedule depending on the whims of the NephJC work group.

February 19 #AskASN Getting ready for World Kidney Day on March 14

February 26, 27 Intravenous Iron in Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis

March 12 #AskASN Getting ready for Hill Day

March 19, 20 Association of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Prescriptions With Kidney Disease Among Active Young and Middle-aged Adults

March 26, 27 NephMadness: bracket submission chat

April 16 #AskASN

May #AskASN KidneyX

Recent discussions

 
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The NephJC Twitter Journal Club Primer

The NephJC work group has produced a primer to document some of our thoughts on the practices on running a Twitter Journal Club. We think it is quite good. Take a look.

 

In the last year, NephJC has injected some statistical muscle into its editorial team (thank you Perry Wilson and Laurie Tomlinson). Then Manasi Bapat volunteered to create some cogent explainers for the various techniques that are routinely described in the methods section most of us skip over as we rush to the results. Here are the recent posts...

 
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The NephJC Book Club

is an annual tradition. Every summer we blog our way through a book of medical interest and have a Twitter-based book club discussion.

2018 Siddhartha Mukherjee's Laws of Medicine, Field Notes from an Uncertain Science

2017 Vanessa Grubb's, Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers.

2016 Eric Topol's, The Patient Will See You Now

2015 Atul Gawande's, Being Mortal

 

The winners of the third annual NephJC Kidneys

Thanks for voting. On Oct 26th at the #KidneyWk Beach Party we announced the winners in all 5 categories.

See some great pictures from the event here.