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Wikipedia, Doctors, and The Future of Medicine

Mark Fonseca Rendeiro Host Amin Azzam
California, USA Guest Mikael Haggström
Sweden Guest What happens when Wikipedia becomes part of the curriculum in medical school? Or when doctors and health researchers start publishing their work in open access wiki-based journals? Today on the podcast we hear from pioneers in the areas of medical education and publishing to help understand how the doctor-patient relationship is changing in a very significant way, thanks in large part to wikipedia. Links:

  • Wikiversity Journal of Medicine
  • Wikiproject Medicine
  • Andrew Lih’s Interview: “Wikipedia: Skills for producing and consuming knowledge” (CC-BY)


 2016-06-22  43m