Facebooking Your Faculty: To be or not to be?

Few emerging technologies have taken by storm the world as much as Facebook has. Although a plummeting share price has theoretically halved Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune (it has come down to $18.75 from its $38 IPO in May and experts say there is further room for the slide) (1) there seems to be no effect whatsoever … Continue reading Facebooking Your Faculty: To be or not to be?

Social Media for Medical Education

The brilliant Neil Mehta, on his blog Technology in (Medical) Education, has presented a wonderful way of using Google reader and Facebook as a tool for medical education, in the form of a Journal Club. Here is an outline: And here is a summary of the method: Steps: Faculty member/Chief Residents set up Google Reader … Continue reading Social Media for Medical Education