Net.philes: September 2001
The Medscape medical student section has improved dramatically in the past couple of years. It now features regular news stories taken from Reuters Health, the usual Medline search engine, a wide range of discussion boards so you can moan transatlantically about the trials and tribulations of medical school, and a series of Dispatch articles giving the American experience of medical schools around the world. The Editor-in-Chief of Medscape is George Lundberg, who took on the site after a 17-year stint as the big cheese at JAMA, and consequently it contains a lot of good ideas, which are marred only by the tedious but necessary commercialism.
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