The use of social media to supplement resident medical education – the SMART-ME initiative

@inproceedings{Galiatsatos2016TheUO,
  title={The use of social media to supplement resident medical education – the SMART-ME initiative},
  author={Panagis Galiatsatos and Fernanda Porto-Carreiro and Jennifer L Hayashi and Sammy Zakaria and Colleen Christmas},
  booktitle={Medical education online},
  year={2016}
}
Background Residents work at variable times and are often unable to attend all scheduled educational sessions. Therefore, new asynchronistic approaches to learning are essential in ensuring exposure to a comprehensive education. Social media tools may be especially useful, because they are accessed at times convenient for the learner. Objective Assess if the use of Twitter for medical education impacts the attitude and behavior of residents toward using social media for medical education… CONTINUE READING