Stanford switches med students to iPads

Medicine students starting at Stanford University School of Medicine will this year be given an iPad as part of a trial programme in integrate the mobile device into medical education.Stanford will distribute iPads to its incoming class of 91 first-year medical school and master’s of medicine students during orientation later in August. The prestigious medical school aims to use the iPads to give its students flexible access to the content they need, this will range whether it is a virtual cadaver in dissection lab, annotated lecture slides and videos in the classroom, or journal articles for evidence-based practice in clinic.

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