User digest/Medical Topics

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User Digest Title: Medical Topics on Wikimedia Projects

Date: Friday 24 June 2016

Time: 15:00

Venue:Gym Palace (map)

Presenter: James Heilman (User:Doc James)

Biography of Presenter: James Heilman is a Wikipedian and founder of Wiki Project Med Foundation, a charity whose mission is to, through Wikipedia, make clear, reliable, comprehensive, up-to-date educational resources and information in the biomedical and related social sciences freely available to all people in the language of their choice. He is an Emergency Room Physician in Cranbrook, British Columbia, and a clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia.

Overview of topic: This presentation will highlight some of the most interesting projects being carried on by WikiProject Medicine members including:

  • An update of medical stats
  • The offline medical app
  • The translation task force
  • A bunch of collaborations (and a bit on how you can get involved)
  • An update on Wiki Project Med Foundation

Supporting material:

Presentation on medicine at Wikimania in 2016 on Commons

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