Evaluating the Use of Twitter to Enhance the Educational Experience of a Medical School Surgery Clerkship.

@article{Reames2016EvaluatingTU,
  title={Evaluating the Use of Twitter to Enhance the Educational Experience of a Medical School Surgery Clerkship.},
  author={Bradley N. Reames and Kyle H. Sheetz and Michael J. Englesbe and Seth A. Waits},
  journal={Journal of surgical education},
  year={2016},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={
          73-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Although it has been suggested that social-networking services such as Twitter could be used as a tool for medical education, few studies have evaluated its use in this setting. We sought to evaluate the use of Twitter as a novel educational tool in a medical school surgery clerkship. We hypothesized that Twitter can enhance the educational experience of clerkship students. DESIGN We performed a prospective observational study. We created a new Twitter account, and delivered… CONTINUE READING
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