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ReachMD Interview: “Understanding Personal Learning Strategies in Medical Education”

A few weeks back I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Lawrence Sherman as part of the ReachMD lifelong learning series produced in conjunction with the Alliance for CEhp.  The interview is airing all this week on ReachMD (channel 167 on SiriusXM) and the podcast is available for download

ABSTRACT: Local social knowledge management: A case study of social learning and knowledge sharing across organizational boundaries

Abstract Knowledge management is normally approached in the context of a single organization’s activities. Recently the focus has been extended to activities which span beyond organizational boundaries, especially to the key role of social learning across organizations. The concept of ‘local social knowledge management’ has been used to stress the process

ABSTRACT: Web link-based relationships among top European universities

Abstract In this paper, an analysis of interlinking between 100 major European universities is given. Since websites contain links to webpages for other organizations, they may reveal the strongest relationships established between two organizations. This analysis of web links allowed us to determine the different behaviours among the universities with regard

MANUSCRIPT: Physicians perceptions of an educational support system integrated into an electronic health record.

Abstract The purpose of this study is to determine the perceptions by physicians of an educational system integrated into an electronic health record (EHR). Traditional approaches to continuous medical education (CME) have not shown improvement in patient health care outcomes. Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires (HIBA) has implemented a system that

ABSTRACT: Development of an internet-based cohort of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (CCFA Partners): methodology and initial results.

Abstract BACKGROUND: The widespread use of the Internet allows for unique research opportunities. We aimed to develop and follow an Internet-based cohort (e-cohort) of patients with self-reported inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) over time. METHODS: We established an e-cohort of adults with IBD (CCFA Partners) by recruiting through Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)

ABSTRACT: Testicular cancer survivors’ supportive care needs and use of online support: a cross-sectional survey.

Abstract INTRODUCTION: The supportive care needs of testicular cancer survivors have not been comprehensively studied. Likewise, there is limited research on their use of the Internet or social media applications--tools that are popular among young adults and which could be used to address their needs. METHODS: Two hundred and four testicular cancer patients receiving

RADAR: An approach for helping students evaluate Internet sources

Abstract The Internet has become an integral part of all aspects of the life of twenty-first-century learners. Yet research shows that students’ ease and familiarity with the mechanics of the medium are not matched by their ability to evaluate electronic sources critically. Both faculty and library professionals are acutely aware of

ABSTRACT: Understanding trust formation in digital information sources: The case of Wikipedia

Abstract This article contributes to knowledge on how users establish the trustworthiness of digital information. An exploratory two-stage study was conducted with Master’s and undergraduate students in information studies. In the first phase of the study respondents commented on the factors and processes associated with trust formation. Participants commented on authorship

ABSTRACT: Finding more trustworthy answers: Various trustworthiness factors in question answering

Abstract In the recent explosion of Web information, it is important to find not only appropriate, but also more trustworthy answers to user questions. This paper proposes an improved ranking model for question answering (QA) which is focused on various answer trustworthiness factors. Contrary to past research that simply focused on