beefoe: Quote from article: "but don't fret. More and more of that information will be coming straight from doctors. "Translation: Finally, a very small portion of the medical information will come from actual MDs.
Russ1642: Don't worry folks. I have zero medical training but I'll make sure I revert ALL of their changes until they get pissed off and leave Wikipedia alone.
Blahdenoma: Why bother with Wikipedia when everything you could possibly want to know is already on Medscape, which is free, and professionally written and edited?Editing Wikipedia is kind of a waste of time for MDs (unless you do it badly), because it takes quite a bit of effort to source everything so that it's complete and accurate. By the time you're done with a good Wikipedia article, you're halfway to a publication-quality review article or book chapter that could be part of your CV.
MaritimeGirl: I wonder how much money the professor is getting paid to teach that course.
ricewater_stool: MaritimeGirl: I wonder how much money the professor is getting paid to teach that course.As a medical school professor (but not that one) I can tell you that my salary is exactly the same whether I teach 5 classes or zero. That's not how professors pay is determined.
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