When Surgeons Learn from YouTube

A study in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery this month reports that 64 percent of plastic surgeons describe having used online videos to learn new … [Read more...]

Dr. Google Is Our Ally

“Please do not confuse your Google search with my medical degree.” The quote’s been making the rounds online lately. The funny thing is that this is … [Read more...]

Social Media and Medicine: Training Digital Doctors

When it comes to physicians and social media, the past few years have been occupied with how we can make the transition to public life across these … [Read more...]

What We Can Learn from Digital Health Power Curators

Increasingly, my social media life has become about finding signal. Noise grows by the day, so tuning for value has become a new … [Read more...]

Rethinking Live Social Media Events in Healthcare

Earlier this week, I followed a live Twitter event that Baylor Scott and White Health conducted around a heart transplant. You can see the stream at … [Read more...]

Six Mistakes Doctors Make Online

Doctors make lots of mistakes navigating the world of social media. And for good reason: few of us have been trained to understand the tools, let … [Read more...]

How to Build Your Online Presence in Under an Hour

I frequently teach and speak to physicians concerning online reputation and digital footprint. Everyone's pressed for time, and inevitably, I'm asked … [Read more...]

The Rise of Medicine’s Creative Class

Are we witnessing the rise of a creative class in medicine? The creative class in medicine may be seen as a key driving force for change in a … [Read more...]

Technology, Medicine, and the Access Effect

I overheard on Twitter last week that there are institutions that don’t allow the use of smartphones by physicians. It seemed hard to believe. Then … [Read more...]

ER Doctors Excel at Social Media: Here’s Why

After a recent presentation on social physicians, someone asked why there were so many emergency medicine physicians on blogs and social media. Good … [Read more...]