An emergency medicine doctor and blogger
Nicholas Genes is a resident physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York city. He organises Grand Rounds (see http://blogborygmi.blogspot.com), the weekly roundup of the best in medical blogging, by interviewing prominent medical bloggers. Tiago Villanueva caught up with him
- By: Tiago Villanueva
Yes, and many of my colleagues tease me about it. “Is this conversation going to end up on your blog?” is a common refrain. But of course the conversations stay private. I make an effort to protect the identities of patients and coworkers, and even mask which hospital I'm working in. Originally I was really nervous about the blog. Residency is in some respects my first real job, and some administrators don't take kindly to having employees talk about their work online. So I was up front with the residency leadership about my activities, and I asked if they thought it was a liability. They urged me to be careful but have been quite supportive. Not only have I continued working with http://medgadget.com, an internet journal of emerging medical technologies, and my own blog, but I've started blogging our residency journal club discussions as well.
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