I believe the attitude of future doctors and also their knowledge about online issues can significantly change if practical examples and useful suggestions are presented in an exciting way. And now this course, under the name The Social MEDia Course, goes global as the online format with flash Prezis and gamification was launched on the 21st of March, 2012.
Interestingly, a presentation Mesko gave at Stanford played a role in the genesis of "The Social MEDia Course." He writes:
After I presented the course at Stanford University at the Medicine 2.0 Congress in November, 2011, I received an e-mail from a physician from the United Kingdom asking me where Debrecen is located because he would like to travel to Hungary every week just to attend the course. I considered that e-mail a sign to launch a global format.
I'm looking forward to seeing how Mesko's course shapes up.