Last year a number of the NephJC work group began research and compiling a comprehensive history of the journal club. This evolved into this AJKD publication:
In the last few months we have been scheduling our chats out further and further, however this breaks down when a high impact trial is published. This led to the concept of the emergency NephJC chat. We did it first for AKIKI and ELAIN:
And then most recently for this week's chat on EMPA-REG
Some people have asked about the buildings in the cityscape. They are:
Sears Tower in Chicago for Edgar
Leaning Tower of Pisa for Francesco
The Gherkin in London for Tom and Matt
The Statue of Liberty in New York for Kenar and Scherly
The CN Tower of Toronto for Swapnil (closest I could get to Ottawa)
The Renaissance Center in Detroit for Joel
The AT&T building in Nashville for Anna
The Trans America Pyramid in San Francisco for Graham
That's not the whole team but it is a start.
NephJC goes all democracy. Vote for the article.
One of the reasons we built a Facebook page was to provide a place to have a discussion around the article that was not as fast paced and conversational as Twitter. I will be posting the topics and some of the interesting points of the discussion to the Facebook page. Let's see if that provides people who cannot make the twitter chat a second place to catch up and comment on the article.
Joel Topf and Swapnil Hiremath never met in person until Swapnil stopped by Joel's poster on Saturday morning a couple of hours before NephJC Live. Edgar Lerma was there to document the moment.
NephJC is truly a 21st century project supported entirely by e-mail, DM, SMS and the occasional phone call.