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ALiEM-AAEM Social Media and Digital Scholarship Fellowship for Young Faculty

The AAEM Young Physicians Section (YPS) announces a Social Media and Digital Scholarship Fellowship for Young Faculty in collaboration with Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM).

The YPS fellowship is a one year fellowship for current AAEM YPS members interested in social media and its evolving role in medical education.

Congratulations to Matthew Zuckerman, MD FAAEM
for receiving the ALiEM-AAEM Social Media and Digital Scholarship Fellowship

 


Fellowship Goals

The overall goals of the fellowship include the following:

  • To convert the AAEM YPS Rules of the Road for Young Emergency Physicians book into a more dynamic digital product.
  • To gain an in-depth understanding of the workings of a medical education blog, which includes WordPress, Google Analytics, Twitter, and Google Hangout
  • To be a co-author in at least one of ALiEM’s PubMed peer-reviewed publications
  • To role model professionalism on social media platforms
  • To participate in digital scholarship
  • To collaborate efficiently with an international team using digital technologies
  • To apply learned tools by helping AAEM YPS optimize its social media presence

Curriculum

  1. Design and work on converting the AAEM YPS Rules of the Road for Young Emergency Physicians book into a dynamic digital product (e.g.; iBook).
  2. Copyediting of guest posts before submitting to the Editor-in-Chief for revisions (shared responsibility with other fellows)
  3. Providing guest authors with their official first-week metrics using Google Analytics, such as number of page views, number of cities, and number of countries (shared responsibility with other fellows)
  4. Take leadership role by moderating at least one Google Hangout on Air recording using our YouTube channel (e.g.; ALiEM-Annals Journal Club, the ALiEM Book Club)
  5. Learn about Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  6. Participate in Twitter on behalf of the ALiEM team
  7. Participate in periodic virtual meetings by Google Hangout with members of the ALiEM Editorial Board
  8. Attend the annual ALiEM Editorial Board meeting at the 2015 ACEP Scientific Assembly in Boston
  9. Serve as a liaison to the AAEM YPS organization, including participation in periodic board meetings

 


Last updated: February 16, 2015