Tag : FOAMed

ABSTRACT: Use of Free, Open Access Medical Education and Perceived Emergency Medicine Educational Needs Among Rural Physicians

Free, open access medical education (FOAM) has the potential to revolutionize continuing medical education, particularly for rural physicians who practice emergency medicine (EM) as part of a generalist practice. However, there has been little study of rural physicians' educational needs since the advent of FOAM. We asked how rural physicians in Southwestern Ontario obtained

ABSTRACT: The impact of social media on a major international emergency medicine conference.

OBJECTIVE:To report on the presence and use of social media by speakers and attendees at the International Conference on Emergency Medicine ICEM 2012, and describe the increasing use of online technologies such as Twitter and podcasts in publicising conferences and sharing research findings, and for clinical teaching.METHODS:Speakers were identified through