If you haven’t found him yet, Bertalan Meskó is one of the best new-generation doctors making the most of social media. While he was still a med student his ScienceRoll blog won Blogger’s Choice in 2007, and last month it won Medgadget’s prestigious Best Medical Technologies/Informatics Weblog for the second year in a row. @Berci, as he’s known on Twitter, provides a glimpse of what healthcare will be like in the coming decades.
Now that he’s become an MD himself and is teaching, he’s taking it to the next step, inviting e-patients to talk directly to his students via two-minute YouTube videos. Here’s my submission. (This is my first “vlog” (video blog) so the quality’s not great – like everything we do online, it’ll improve with experience.)