Saturday, March 2, 2013

Rotisserie Medical Science

Spring training is in full swing and my invitation to rejoin my fantasy baseball league has arrived. I was excited to be invited back after my poor showing last year. Yes, I'm looking at you Cliff Lee.

It got me thinking that the game I would really like would be fantasy medical scientist. You would draft a cohort of medical researchers. You would need a complete roster with a cardiologist, oncologist, ID/microbiologist, surgeon (or surgical sub-specialist) a nephrologist, endocrinologist and two other medical scientists to play utility positions.

For the next year you would score points for every paper published by the scientist. The points awarded would be the impact factor of the journal. You would lose triple impact factor for retractions.

Who's in?

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