We set up the Med Ed Connect blog as a place to connect medical educators, and we've been using it to support our twitter #meded chats. I knew that the discussion on portfolios and competency would be controversial so I decided to try and get others to share their thoughts in advance. It worked. 25 people commented on this post- medical students and doctors in the UK and beyond. If you're curious about how the people using them understand portfolios, then read this!
Keepstream is a way of curating twitter conversations. This is our first #meded chat on Twitter on 2/6/2011. We started of talking about how we would organise the session, but then quickly moved on to talking about what makes a good lecture, and how technology might help.
CiteuLike is a a simple way to share your references with others, and keep a record of them yourself. It's a 'social bookmarking' tool that handles the metadata from academic journals and databases well. This is a link to the medical education group.