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.

May 14, 15 NephJC: Does Rate of Correction of HypERnatremia matter?

May 21 #AskASN: KidneyX

May 28, 29 NephJC: A new risk score for IgA Nephropathy

June #AskASN Kidney Health Initiative with new co-chair Dr. Ray Harris

June 11, 12 NephJC: Atrasentan and renal events in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease (SONAR): a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial (SONAR)

June 25, 26 NephJC: Efficacy and Safety of Tenapanor in Patients with Hyperphosphatemia Receiving Maintenance Hemodialysis: A Randomized Phase 3 Trial

July NephJC Summer Book Club with Doctor (Object Lessons) by Andrew Bomback

July #AskASN Fellow Talk

August #AskASN: Why you must go to Kidney Week

September #AskASN: Renal Educator’s Community

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...


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.

2019 Andrew Bomback’s Doctor (Object Lessons)

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.