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Hum Pathol. 2011 Jun;42(6):795-801. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2010.10.019. Epub 2011 Feb 11.

Development and evolution of The Knowledge Hub for Pathology and related electronic resources.

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Pathology, International Academy of Pathology, Planning, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, Dean's Office, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z3 Canada.

Abstract

The Knowledge Hub for Pathology was created to provide authenticated and validated knowledge for United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology members and pathologists worldwide with access to the Web. Using the material presented at the annual meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology with existing selection and review procedures ensured that these criteria were met without added costly procedures. Further submissions for courses and research papers are provided in electronic format and funded by universities and hospitals for their creation; thus, the principal costs borne by the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology are Web site-posting costs. Use has escalated rapidly from 2 million hits in 2002 to 51 million in 2009 with use by 35,000 pathologists from now a total of 180 countries. This true "freemium" model is a successful process as are more traditional continuing professional development course structures such as Anatomic Pathology Electronic Case Series, a "premium" model for learning electronically also sponsored by the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

PMID:
21316077
DOI:
10.1016/j.humpath.2010.10.019
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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