Blogging Medical Students: A Qualitative Analysis

Severin Pinilla, Ludwig T. Weckbach, Stefan K. Alig, Helen Bauer, Daniel Noerenberg, Katharina Singer & Steffen Tiedt
Purpose: Blogging is an increasingly popular method of sharing and reflecting on experiences of medical students in the World Wide Web with a potentially global learning community. The authors are not aware of studies that specifically examined blogs by medical students and thus for the first time investigated the type of experiences and impressions that emerged from these blogs with relevance for medical students and medical educators. Method: This was a qualitative study. Initially 75...