Newsletters in Medical Education

Semin Nephrol. 2020 May;40(3):284-290. doi: 10.1016/j.semnephrol.2020.04.007.


Medical online newsletters are an important component of communication between learners and educators. The ease of creation and distribution has broadened the appeal and growth of online formats. This manuscript details the history of the modern newsletter as it relates to the nephrology community. From historical listservs to content-rich emails and blogs, the creative newsletter formats are changing to meet the demands of readers. With continued expansion of online education and access, this communication format can continue to meet the needs of virtually focused world.

Keywords: Nephrology; dialysis; hypertension; newsletter; social media.

Publication types

  • Review