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  • AbstractDespite the rapid expansion of online educational resources for emergency medicine, barriers remain to their effective use by emergency physicians and trainees. This article expands on previous descriptions of techniques to aggregate online educational resources, outlining four strategies to help learners navigate, evaluate, and contribute online. These strategies include 1) cultivating digital mentors, 2) browsing the most popular free open access medical education (FOAM) websites, 3) using critical appraisal tools developed for FOAM, and 4) contributing new online content.


  • Lo, Andrea
  • Shappell, Eric
  • Rosenberg, Hans
  • Thoma, Brent
  • Ahn, James
  • Trueger, N Seth
  • Chan, Teresa

publication date

  • March 2018