Internet-Based Dissemination of Educational Video Presentations: A Primer in Video Podcasting

Authors: Frank M. Corl 1, Pamela T. Johnson, Melissa R. Rowell and Elliot K. Fishman

1 All authors: Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 601 N Caroline St., Rm. 3251, Baltimore, MD 21287.


Video "podcasting" is an Internet-based publication and syndication technology that is defined as the process of capturing, editing, distributing, and downloading audio, video, and general multimedia productions. The expanded capacity for visual components allows radiologists to view still and animated media.


These image-viewing characteristics and the ease of widespread delivery are well suited for radiologic education. This article presents detailed information about how to generate and distribute a video podcast using a Macintosh platform.