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 […]
The Link Between Multiple Social Media Platforms and Depression and Anxiety
I came across this paper done at my alma mater. This study surveyed ~1800 young adults between the ages of 19-32 and studied their social media use and self-reported depression and anxiety symptoms. The results are pretty interesting. Participants who used 7-11 social media platforms were three times more likely to report higher levels of […]