About the Authors

Daniel C. Baumgart

daniel.baumgart@charite.de

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Charité Medical School, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Ilja Wende

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Charité Medical School, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Ulrike Grittner

Affiliation Department for Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology, Charité Medical School, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The Tablet PCs and other hardware used in this project were provided as part of the Technology for Teaching Higher Education Grant Award and an unrestricted research donation of IBM / Lenovo (Stuttgart, Germany) to D.C.B.. MKSAP® was provided under a special license free of charge by The American College of Physicians℠ (ACP) (Philadelphia, PA, USA). Springer Publishers (New York, NY, USA) provided access free of charge to its entire eBook collection for the duration of this project. This project received additional support by Charité’s Dean for Education Office and a grant of the eLWisMed initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF, Berlin, Germany) to D.C.B. None of the funders and supporters had any role in the design, analysis or interpretation of the results of this study.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DCB IW. Performed the experiments: DCB IW. Analyzed the data: IW UG DCB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IW UG. Wrote the paper: DCB IW UG.