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Nurse Ratched’s Place At Blog World Expo

Dr.-A2What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas? I think not. It ends up on YouTube. Case in point. You must be careful when you are around Dr. Anonymous. He has a video camera, and he’s not afraid to use it. You’ve been warned.

The first med blogger track at BlogWorld/New Media Expo 09 was a wonderful experience. I want to thank Johnson and Johnson and Medpage Today for their sponsorship. I also want to thank Kim at Emergiblog and Dr. Val at Better Health for all their hard work. Kim knocked on doors and got things rolling, and Val help put the panels together. This shindig would not have gotten off the ground without YOU!

gun2I don’t know where to begin. Going to Las Vegas is like dropping in on another planet. It’s filled with a lot of stuff that can get you into trouble like slot machines, Elvis wedding chapels, and machineguns. No, that’s not a typo. I said machineguns. This is the first sign that I saw when I stepped off the plane when I landed in Las Vegas. It’s an ad for a Las Vegas shooting range where you can fire off a few rounds when you get into town. Whatever happened to the days of innocence when the most exciting thing you could do while you were in Las Vegas was get drunk, marry someone you didn’t know, and go see a Wayne Newton show? I got worried when I saw this sign, but then I thought what could happen at a blogger convention. After all, I was going to be surrounded by computer geeks and responsible health care professionals like GruntDoc and Dr. Wes. Right? Read more »

*This blog post was originally published at Nurse Ratched's Place*

Medblogger Conference In Las Vegas

The Medbloggers are now a part of BlogWorld/New Media Expo 09!

Thanks to sponsorship from Johnson & Johnson and MedPage Today, the “Medlblogger Meet-Up” is now a reality.

But it is so much more than “just” a meet-up.


A full day of topics, voted on by the medical bloggers themselves, will be presented, with plenty of time to mix and mingle with our blogging colleagues.

Blog World/New Media Expo 09 will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center the weekend of October 15-17.

New blogger, established blogger, podcaster or internet broadcaster, there is a place for you in Las Vegas!

Interested in just the Medblogger topics?

You’ll want to join us on October 15th, when the Medbloggers will take their place in the premier blogging conference by holding a full day of sessions and meetings devoted specifically to medblogging.

Want to get deep into the heart of blogging as a lifestyle? Ready to take your blog to the next level?

Then you’ll want to attend the entire BlogWorld/New Media Expo conference where you will learn from the very best of the blogosphere. If you’ve heard of them, they will be at the BlogWorld/New Media Expo 09.

There is a price range for every budget.

The option is yours.

The pleasure is ours.

Please join us!

Check out the BlogWorld/New Media Expo site for details (link above).  Registration begins soon!

**This blog post was first published at Kim McAllister’s Emergiblog.**

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