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News and briefs: UCLA neurosurgery creates mobile library for residents

Residency Program Insider, July 24, 2012

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Tablet computers used by residents in the UCLA neurosurgery program can now access a large, digital library of material to train more efficiently and effectively, according to a story in the July issue of Neurosurgery.

UCLA residents can use their tablets to upload from a database of educational resources to take with them for greater studying and learning habits. Residents receive tablets with a number of resources pre-installed, but can freely access hundreds of lectures, articles, and videos on neurosurgery topics.

The program, developed by UCLA faculty and trainees, also includes a mandatory weekly conference to teach core competencies.

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