At the close of 2020, I was struck by two instances of doctors speaking their minds and facing the consequences for it. As both took me greatly by surprise I thought writing through it would help me organize and process my thoughts. The first instance I wanted to think back on was the issuing […]
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 […]