In my last set of blog posts, I commented on the public discussion surrounding Samuel Shem’s book Man’s Fourth Best Hospital. Over the past few weeks, I have taken the time between shelf-studying to read the book and can now offer my own opinions. While I very much enjoyed the book from a purely literary […]
10 Tips on Twitter Etiquette for Medical Professionals
Twitter is my professional social media outlet, and I thought I would share my top 10 tips on “Twitter etiquette” for those of you with a career in medicine and/or just starting out! Now some of these may seem obvious, but it never hurts to be reminded. Use “@_____” to publicly thank someone. I think […]
Is “Professional” Social Media Worth Your Time?
I often get asked the question about the value of social media, specifically Twitter, when it comes to medicine. As a physician-in-training, I find myself wearing many hats. After much contemplation and through personal experience, I think you are missing out if you don’t join the social media train. I want to explain why I […]