Blogs of interest to medical librarians

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  • This is a selective list of about ~50 blogs and bloggers of interest to medical librarians and physicians)
  • The closest associated Twitter account with the blog or website, see also: Twitter Doctors

Name Twitter Feed Description
A Place of Mind (UBC) 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Twitter A Place of Mind (UBC Aggregated Content) new2.gif
33charts. medicine. health. social media Twitter Bryan Vartabedian, M.D. blog focused on pediatric health and social media
Becker Library Scholarly Communications Update Twitter Washington University School of Medicine's Becker Library Scholarly Communications Initiative
Bioinformatics@Becker Twitter Updates and Musings from the Bioinformatics team at Becker Medical Library
Blogadillo Twitter NNLM - News from the South Central Regional Medical Library
Bringing Health Information to the Community {BHIC} Twitter MidContinental Regional Medical Library blog for community and health based organizations focusing on increasing access to health information around health disparities issues.
BMJ editor blogs Twitter Link to the blogs of BMJ editors
Canadian Health Libraries Association blogs 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Twitter A jump page for blogs maintained by the Executive of CHLA/ABSC (Canada)
Clinical Cases and Images Blog Twitter Ves Dimov, a hospitalist at Cleveland Clinic, discusses new technologies in clinical practice
Connect Midwest - MLA Members Twitter A blog for and by Midwest Chapter/MLA members
The Cornflower Twitter Blog - National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region
db's Medical Rants Twitter Internal medicine, American health care and especially medical education
Dragonfly Twitter News from the Pacific Northwest Regional Medical Library Twitter Perspectives in medical informatics and medical librarianship, Nikki Detmar
EBM and Clinical Support Librarians@UCHC Twitter Blog for UCHC graduate students, faculty and librarians about their use of evidence based medicine, clinical literature, Web 2.0, sources, strategies
eHealth John Sharp Twitter John Sharp is an IT Manager for the Cleveland Clinic
Emergiblog: Life & Times of ER Nurse Twitter Kim is a nurse in the San Francisco Bay area
Emerging Technologies Librarian Twitter Patricia Anderson on tech, tools, toys, trends, and University of Michigan
GruntDoc Twitter GruntDoc, an emergency physician, has fascinating clinical stories and commentary
Guus van den Brekel Twitter Guus van den Brekel, Coordinator of Electronic Services, Central Medical Library (CMB)
HLWIKI Canada 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Twitter A wiki for health librarians
IHSLA News Twitter Indiana Health Sciences Library Association Twitter "disimpacting the Emergency Department"
Info LTC 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Twitter Current Awareness blog for health professionals working in long-term and geriatric care, Laurie Blanchard
Kent Bottles, M.D., Private Views Twitter Kent Bottles, M.D., I am a physician who likes to read, travel, think, write, and speak
Kevin MD - Medical Weblog Twitter Kevin, M.D., an internist, abstracts important medical news articles blog Twitter Joshua Schwimmer M.D., an nephrologist on web 2.0
Krafty Librarian Twitter Things of interest to a medical librarian - Michelle Kraft
Laika's MedLibLog Twitter A medical librarian's (Jacqueline Limpens) exploration of the web 2.0 world and beyond
Libraries in the NHS Twitter Ben Toth's notebook on libraries, informatics and electronic patient records 2.0
MDMLG Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group Twitter Blog of the Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group
The Medium is the Message Twitter Library, technology, and information thoughts and trends (with respect to Marshall McLuhan) Blog of Eric Schnell
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Levy Library Twitter News, Information, and Searching Tips from the Levy Library at Mount Sinai School of Medicine blog Twitter a new blog produced by the publishing communications team about the innovative web content
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog Twitter The Marquee - NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog
Nursing Ideas blog 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Twitter Nursing Ideas is run by Rob Fraser RN
ReferencePoint Cynthia Burke, Blogger A blog from the US National Library of Medicine
Science Roll Twitter Bertalan Meskó's journey inside genetics and medicine 2.0
Search Principle blog 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Twitter Dean Giustini on health libraries + web media
Social Health Matters 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Twitter Where health communication, libraries and social media converge, Sheba Muturi
SMiCH — Social Media in Canadian Health Care 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Twitter The blog of Ann Fuller, Director of Communications for CHEO — the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.
Ted Eytan. e-Health. Patient empowerment Twitter "...a family physician with an interest in patient empowerment and patient-centered health information technology"
Trust the Evidence Twitter "...CEBM director, blogger, interest in evidence-base medicine and the truth behind health research findings"
Women's Health News Twitter Women's Health News & Resources from a Medical Librarian, Rachel Walden
What's New at Bibby Library Twitter University of Rochester Medical news for dental faculty, staff and residents
White Coat Underground Twitter ..."musings on the intersection of science, medicine, and culture"


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