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IVMS Top 10 Medical Education Podcast


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IVMS Top 10 Medical Education Podcast

  1. 1. Marc Imhotep Cray, M.D. IVMS TOP 10 MEDICAL EDUCATION PODCAST 2011WHAT IS IMHOTEP VIRTUAL MEDICAL SCHOOL?IVMS is the ultimate medical student Web 2.0 companion. This SDL-Face to Face hybrid coursewareis a digitally tagged and content enhanced replication of the United States Medical LicensingExaminations Cognitive Learning Objectives (Steps 1, 2 or 3). Including authoritative reusablelearning object (RLO) integration and scholarly Web Interactive PowerPoint-driven multimediashows/PDFs. Comprehensive hypermedia BMS learning outcomes and detailed, content enrichedlearning objectives.Podcasting Comes to Med School Curriculum Starting on Dec. 1, HMS course lectures became available for download onto the iPods of students, faculty, and staff. The lectures are translated into MP3 audio files, which community members can download after subscribing to the class’s podcast feed. “This is the first time any medical school, to my knowledge, has used an iPod as an educational tool to distribute the entire curriculum,” said John Halamka, HMS associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and chief information officer at HMS.Student David Stark uses his iPod to review a Human Systems lecture. IVMS TOP 10 MEDICAL EDUCATION PODCAST 2011Page 1
  2. 2. Marc Imhotep Cray, M.D.Sixty-eight percent of students have iPods, explained Halamka. “It’s the education device of thefuture.” Podcasts are being used by media outlets such as NPR, The New England Journal ofMedicine, and The Boston Globe. Using them for educational purposes, said Halamka, is the obviousnext step.The podcasts are just one way in which new technologies are being integrated into medicaleducation. Videos of every course’s lectures are added to MyCourses daily, and word-recognitionsoftware allows users to search every archived lecture for a given word or phrase. This allowsindividuals to search across disciplines and courses for segments of lectures that deal specificallywith their area of interest. Results show users exactly what portion of the lecture contains adiscussion of their search term, allowing them to link directly to the relevant section of the video ontheir computer or fast-forward to it on their iPod.To view lecture videos and subscribe to the audio podcast of a course, users can visit MyCoursesand click on “events” under a course in their sidebar (if no course is listed, some can be addedthrough a search in the “Course list” option). Directions on subscribing to the course’s podcast areavailable by clicking on the “RSS podcast” button.—Rebecca TinkelmanIMHOTEP VIRTUAL MEDICAL SCHOOLTOP 10 MEDICAL EDUCATION PODCAST 2011Download Our Toolbar for Live RSS Feeds, AudioPlayer / Podcast and much more(Radio Podcast not yet available to Mac Users) Stay up to date on the latest developments in medicine via medical podcasts. Here are ten sites that have great medical podcasts and yes they are Free. Use Google reader or (best of all) play them from IVMS Toolbar to subscribe to the podcasts. Show your attending you know little something… IVMS TOP 10 MEDICAL EDUCATION PODCAST 2011Page 2
  3. 3. Marc Imhotep Cray, M.D.1. NEJM2. JAMA3. AAMCTomorrows Doctors, Tomorrows Cures series & Meetthe Experts series By AAMCiTunes Podcast DescriptionThis series lets you hear from a variety of experts on many of the issues thatmatter most to future and current medical students. IVMS TOP 10 MEDICAL EDUCATION PODCAST 2011Page 3
  4. 4. Marc Imhotep Cray, M.D.4. Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts5. American Academy of Family Physicians6. Nature7. Scientific American IVMS TOP 10 MEDICAL EDUCATION PODCAST 2011Page 4
  5. 5. Marc Imhotep Cray, M.D.8. CDC9. Medical Education (Audio) By UCTVTo listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download andsubscribe to podcasts.10. Drexel University School of Medicine Podcast IVMS TOP 10 MEDICAL EDUCATION PODCAST 2011Page 5