Google Hires A Physician – For Google Medicine? (Via UBC Google Scholar Blog.) This is exciting. I didn’t know about Google.org, the philanthropic arm of the internet giant. There isn’t much there, but I thought it was worth passing on for awareness. They are clearly backing some educational initiatives in India, and it’d be great to see them head down the road of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation in supporting innovation in US Schools, too.