A master class with Bertalan Meskó

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I’m proud to announce a Stanford Medicine X Master Class with Bertalan Meskó on teaching social media in the health sciences. The Master Class will be offered as part of the 2013 Stanford Medicine X conference, held on the campus of Stanford University September 27-29, 2013.

About the Stanford Medicine X Master Class Program

The Stanford Medicine X Master Class program is designed to provide a once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences with thought leaders and innovators in emerging technologies and medicine who are masters in their field. The unique format of our Master Class program provides an intimate venue in a small classroom setting at the Stanford University School of Medicine. With attendance capped at 15 people, our Master Class program ensures learning is ignited by one-on-one conversations, dynamic group activities and discussion. Although no additional fee is charged, admission to a Master Class is made by application and students are selected by the Master faculty member.

About the Master Class

Bertalan Meskó, MD, PhD is the founder of Webicina. Berci will conduct a 90-minute Master Class on teaching social media in the health sciences. The final curriculum will be shaped by the learners themselves through their course applications, but his master class tentatively includes:

  • Strategies to create a curriculum for teaching students and medical professionals about disruptive technologies and social media.
  • Introducing online learning platforms as part of an official course curriculum.
  • Determining which online platform is most used by students and creating a parallel online curriculum.
  • Incorporating interactive content to leverage the power of social media in the classroom.

Bertalan Meskó, MD, PhD is a medical futurist who graduated from the University of Debrecen, Medical School and Health Science as a medical doctor in 2009. He completed his doctoral training in clinical genomics, focusing on the pharmacogenomic applications of autoimmune conditions in 2012. He is the managing director and founder of Webicina.com, the first service that curates medical and health-related social media resources free of charge for patients and medical professionals. He is the author of the multiple award-winning medical blog, Scienceroll.com; and the founder and lecturer of the Social Media in Medicine online and offline university credit course which is the first of its kind worldwide.

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