Stephen Carson

Associate Director and Head of Operations, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab, MIT

It’s Open Education Week

  OPENPediatrics will be hosting an online our of the site tomorrow at 11:00 am Eastern.  For more information on this and other OEW activities, read the note below from … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

How exactly have I missed #FOAMed?

As we rolled out our new multimedia library, we were looking for hashtags that might be useful in spreading the word, and we came across #FOAMed and #FOAMped. A little … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Job Opening: IP Specialist

OPENPediatrics is looking for an IP specialist to manage third-party intellectual property clearance for the program.  OP materials have a large number of third-party charts, graphs and other intellectual property imbedded … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Be still my beating heart

I have an undiagnosed irregular heartbeat, one I’ve had for years. A skipped beat, a fluttering feeling in my chest. Sometimes just an isolated thing, occasionally something that will happen … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

The power of open medical information

One of my favorite stories illustrating the power of openly sharing health information is the feedback we received about our video “Accessing a Central Venous Catheter” by Mary Jeanne Manning, … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

The future of medical education

One of the other very enjoyable and provocative presentations at the Pediatric Innovation Summit in October was the one by Zeke Emanuel on the future of medicine in the era … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

OP’s new multimedia library

Today, OPENPediatrics launched our new multimedia library, which shares animations and illustrations we’ve created for the videos on our clinician community site.  The clinician community site is free for medical … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jack Andraka at the 2014 Innovation Summit

BCH has published the video of Jack Andraka’s remarkable presentation at the 2014 Innovation Summit, which I mentioned previously.  It not only chronicles his amazing research, but also highlights the … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Less how, more what

I’ve been really fortunate in my new position to have an inside look at some of the artificial intelligence technologies currently emerging, and they are impressive. It has me thinking … Continue reading

December 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jack Andraka and the power of Open Access

I had the privilege of hearing Jack Andraka speak at the recent Pediatric Innovation Summit.  I’d heard the basics of his story before:  He’d had a relative die of pancreatic … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 1 Comment