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RESOURCE: New social network, developed solely for members of medical school community, goes live this week

“Once users have activated their accounts by logging into CAP for the first time (at med.stanford.edu/profiles/), they can start using the new system to post updates, check what others are doing and build a network of colleagues. The range of collaboration features in CAP will be familiar to those who are already active on existing social networks.
“The surprising and unanticipated effects of social-networking services globally suggest that those technologies, if deployed inside a community such as Stanford, can have an equally important impact,” said Henry Lowe, MD, senior associate dean for IRT”

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Brian S McGowan, PhD

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Brian is a research scientist and educational technologist. He helped transform Pfizer’s Medical Education Group and previously served in educational leadership roles at HealthAnswers, Inc.; Acumentis, LLC.; Cephalon; and Wyeth. He taught graduate medical education programs at Arcadia University for 10 years. Dr. McGowan recently authored the book "#socialQI: Simple Solutions for Improving Your Healthcare" and has been invited to speak internationally on the subject of information flow, technology, and learning in healthcare.

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