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March 20, 2008

Celebrating Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month and in celebration, here are a few websites on the history of women in the health sciences.

The National Library of Medicine "Celebrating America's Women Physicians"

Drexel University Women Physicians: 1850s-1970s

University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for The Study of the History of Nursing

Harvard University Archives for Women in Medicine

AMA Women in Medicine History

AAMC Statistics on Women in U.S. Academic Medicine


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Online learning and medical curriculum

From the Chronicle of Higher Ed, innovations in online learning and the medical curriculum, including background on the popular YouTube "Diagnosis Wenckebach" video by University of Alberta medical students.

http://chronicle.com/weekly/v54/i27/27a01301.htm?utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en

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March 18, 2008

Learning 2.0

Interesting reading about the potential impact of social learning technologies by John Seely Brown and Richard Adler.

Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0

http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERM0811.pdf

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