Use of an electronic blog as a method of sharing the academic production of a residency program Uso de un blog para difusi¢n de la producci¢n acad¿mica de un programa de residencia uri icon


  • © 2018 Elsevier España, S.L.U.Introduction and objective: A blog is a web page that is periodically updated, and that compile texts, articles, and other type of works from one or more authors. This work aims to evaluate the experience and visibility of a blog in order to present the academic production of a residency program. Methods: This is a case report. The experience with the blog is described. The number of visits and visitors was collected from the system of the blog. The visits were classified according to ¿national¿ and ¿international¿. Simple descriptive statistics were used to present results. Results: The blog has had a total of 31 entries since 2014. The blog has had a total of 1566 visits from 566 different visitors. The percentage of ¿international¿ visits was 20.88%. Conclusions: The use of a blog allows the academic experience of the residency program to be documented. This computer application is proposed in order to increase the national and international visibility of the program, and can be used as a method to share knowledge.

Publication date

  • May 1, 2019