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Student Editorials

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 01 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:050246
  1. Kieran Walsh, clinical editor1
  1. 1BMJ Publishing Group

Kieran Walsh explains how the BMJ Publishing Group's website can help medical students learn

The website helps doctors learn and stay up to date. We launched the site in November 2003 and initially aimed it at general practitioners, but we have now expanded the site so that there is material available for junior hospital doctors.1 We have also noticed that medical students have signed up to the site - not surprisingly, given that studies consistently show that younger doctors and medical students are the quickest to take up new technologies in learning.2 If you are interested in having a look then here is what to expect.

The new material on focuses mainly on the needs of junior hospital doctors who are passing through their foundation years one and two. The initial learning modules will cover generic issues that all doctors need to know about and also will cover emergency medicine topics: these will be similar to the curriculum of the Modernising Medical Careers agenda.3

The idea is that if learners have access to learning resources based on the …

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