Hot off the #FOAMed Press!

Harris Kamal, MD1

@hariskamalmd
Neuroendovascular Surgery Fellow
Westchester Medical Center at New York Medical College

Katarina Dakay, MD1

@katarinadakay
Neuroendovascular Surgery Fellow
Westchester Medical Center at New York Medical College

#FOAMed (Free Open Access Medical Education) is a disruptive innovation in the world of medical education that has spontaneously emerged from the myriads of open access medical education resources being distributed on #SoMe (Social Media). FOAMed encompasses the passion of educators who believe in freely accessible content for lifelong learning and open discussion. 

As everyone has probably experienced, social media platforms have become a major player in today’s society both as a means of collaborating, networking and information sharing. It has also become the best way to stay on top of the latest, most relevant articles/studies as well as get quick opinions from experts in the field. Here we will be bringing up some of the most enlightening tweets and examples of how twitter enhanced our knowledge for the same. This is a short collection of a few tweets to begin with since the list is exhaustive!