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Why Every Young Physician Should Have a Professional Twitter Account  You -- a medical student, resident physician or newly minted medical attending -- are late in the game.

Why Every Young Physician Should Have a Professional Twitter Account 

Sure, you appropriately hopped onto Facebook during your first few years of college, only to rightly disengage around the advent of newsfeeds and cover photos. You passively signed up to LinkedIn last winter only to remain passively aware that your profile exists un-updated in the inter-web ether. Despite this predictable navigation into online social media, you remain steadfast in avoiding the "Twittersphere. " Well, you're missing out. Using Twitter™ to drive research impact: A discussion of strategies, opportunities and challenges. Fig. 1.

Using Twitter™ to drive research impact: A discussion of strategies, opportunities and challenges

Getting Started with Lecture Capture and Screen Recording. If you’re shooting with a DSLR: Make sure to check that there isn’t a limit on recording duration, otherwise you risk capturing only the first half (or less) of your lecture!

Getting Started with Lecture Capture and Screen Recording

4. Recording your lecture If you're not the speaker: Get set up before the speaker arrives. If you are the speaker: If you can, find a student volunteer to help make sure the recording runs smoothly – especially when starting out. 5. Personalised Professional Development with Twitter. I have got to say that I love my job as a elementary school teacher in Iceland, work with wonderful people who do their best every day & I love going to work.

Personalised Professional Development with Twitter

My idea of a good day off is laying in the sun, reading books, journals, blogs and/or watching a TEDtalk… and I believe I’m not the only one so I decided to write this article so those of us who are interested in education, new ways of doing things and want to learn something new can talk about what we are interested in, when we like, regardless of where we live, what day it is or even what time it is. We need to change the way Educators do Professional Development! I’m sorry to say but the teaching profession is often an isolated and lonely one even though we are surrounded by people the biggest part of our day.

A teacher is usually the only adult in the classroom, lunch is often with the students and our work area after class is in most cases in the classroom itself (because that is where our computer is). Twitter for teachers a professional development tool. Healthcare Social Media and eProfessionalism Mayo Clinic Grand Rounds. Pa la 2012 kline - social media & professional development. How to Use This Free Screencasting Tool for E-Learning. You may have heard the news last week that Articulate launched a new screencasting tool called Screenr.

How to Use This Free Screencasting Tool for E-Learning

It is a free web-based tool that lets you create screencasts without installing any software. I really like Screenr. If you haven’t tried it out yet, you should give it a whirl. Here’s what I like best: Social Media and Medicine. Social Media & Social Learning for Learning Professionals. Facebook. SpeakersAbstract2016. Social Media Guide for Pathologists - Pathology Resident Wiki - Wikia.

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Social Media Guide for Pathologists - Pathology Resident Wiki - Wikia

Do these things first: 1. The first and most important thing to do is be sure you have a profile pic. This is the MOST important thing. Upload a professional headshot pic if you have it. 2. 3. 4. Ready for more in depth info? Overview. Blog.hootsuite. A lot can change in a year, especially in the world of social media.


It can be difficult to keep up with all of the terms and slang used with the introduction of new technologies and platforms, so we decided it was time to update our Social Media Glossary. Like previous editions of the glossary, this is a living document that will continue to grow as we add more terms and expand our definitions. +1 button Similar to Facebook’s “Like” button, the +1 button is proprietary to Google and is the Internet equivalent of the thumbs-up. “+1” may also show up in emails or comment threads, as in the following: “+1 for that idea” with the meaning of “I really like this idea and I’m showing my support for it.” This thing is called an octothorpe. Edward R. Mariano, M.D., M.A.S. (Clinical Research) I am a physician, clinical researcher, and educator.

Edward R. Mariano, M.D., M.A.S. (Clinical Research)

I am also on Twitter and tweet under the handle @EMARIANOMD. Naturally you may ask: “How does Twitter fit into a physician’s academic career?” Some of the benefits that Twitter offers doctors have been described previously by Dr. Brian Secemsky and Dr. Marjorie Stiegler among others. Social Media Education for Medical Professionals, From Hootsuite and Mayo Clinic. We’re excited to announce an educational collaboration between Hootsuite and Mayo Clinic to help healthcare professionals learn to use social media tools safely and effectively.

Social Media Education for Medical Professionals, From Hootsuite and Mayo Clinic

In the last few years, social media has found a prominent place in every industry, and healthcare is no exception. Social media can help promote health, educate people, advance science and connect healthcare providers with patients. In fact, more than 40 percent of consumers say that information found on social media affects the way they deal with their health. Another 41 percent of people said social media would affect their choice of a specific doctor, hospital or medical facility. Social Media for Learning Part 1: Extending, Including, Supporting by Jane Bozarth. “L&D is great at creating and delivering content.

Social Media for Learning Part 1: Extending, Including, Supporting by Jane Bozarth

Social Media in Healthcare. Using Twitter At Work: How to Get Started - Hollis Easter. Why use Twitter? Because tons of professional conversations are happening there, in real time, and you can’t benefit from participating unless you’re part of the chats. Twitter lets people around the world share ideas fast, and it’s not just people talking about what they had for breakfast. People in the vanguard of their fields, the innovators out at the leading edge, tend to be rare. That makes it hard to find communities of like-minded innovators. Twitter means they can all talk to each other, in real time, for free. Getting started — create an account. 11socialmediahandbook.pdf.


Twitter. The Beginner's Guide to Twitter. Update: This post was updated November 2013 to reflect current statistics and tools. Do you have a parent, friend or colleague ready to ditch his or her digital training wheels and head into Twitter's open wilderness? These pointers should get them started. And even Twitter experts might benefit from a quick refresher on the platform's valuable tools. First, the basics: What is Twitter all about? It's a platform wherein users share their thoughts, news, information and jokes in 140 characters of text or less. On Twitter, following someone is not necessarily an admission of friendship, but nonetheless affords interaction and conversation — at least in short bursts.

The first step is to understand and master the vernacular. Tweet: A 140-character message.Retweet (RT): Re-sharing or giving credit to someone else's tweet.Feed: The stream of tweets you see on your homepage. The Evolution of Social Media (2008-2013) ~ An Infographic. Social media is never static. It is an an ever-changing array of tools and platforms built for any number of purposes. On November 28 2013, HootSuite celebrated its fifth birthday. Over the last 5 years social media has changed the world in innumerable ways. From becoming a resource for activists to showing us the earth as we had never seen it before, each year brought new social networks with new purposes (and the decline of others, like MySpace).

Even our own tool has undergone major upgrades as we strived to meet the needs of a user base that exploded from zero to over 8 million. The following infographic offers a snapshot of the last 5 years of social media, how it has evolved and impacted our lives. Social media and Canadian physicians - issues and rules of engagement. 5 Hashtag Tracking Tools for Twitter, Facebook and Beyond. Are you using hashtags in your social media campaigns? Do you want to find tools to help manage your hashtags? The right tools can help you launch, track and analyze hashtags across social networks. In this article, you’ll discover five tools that make it easy to track hashtags and their related conversations. Why Use a Hashtag? 3 reasons why patients should use social media. There’s been a lot of talk over the last year or so about the benefits (and some drawbacks) of physicians using social media.

Social media use by physicians has become so widespread here in Canada that the Canadian Medical Association has actually developed guidelines to help physicians understand the rules of engagement on the web. Digital Immigrant to Passionate Neophyte: Social Media in MedEd. Susannah Fox and Kevin Pho, M.D., two of the nation’s leading figures in social media and medicine, visited Einstein on October 18. The audience—including me—will never be the same. Providing hard data about the extent of social media use regarding healthcare, Ms. Fox made a strong case for medical professionals to meet their patients where they are. Dr. Pho acknowledged that while there are legitimate professionalism concerns about social media use by physicians, they can be handled, and the benefits that can accrue to patients outweigh the risks. Know and show what you got - TwentyFeet - Social Media Monitoring & Ego tracking.

The Use of Social Networking to Improve the Quality of Interprofessional Education. [Infographic] Facebook: Best Days To Post, Segmented By Industry. Ever wonder what the best days to post on Facebook are? HR Must Embrace Social Media. Social Media Report 2012. Workplace Social Media Infographic: HR Must Embrace Social. To embed this infographic on your site, simply cost and post the code below.