Social media used to be the new way people communicate, but that was in 2010. Today social media is the telephone.
Joel Topf @Kidney_boy
COI: Was, until recently, on the speakers bureau for Astute Medical. I have an ownership stake in four Davita dialysis clinics and one vascular access center. Takeda Oncology made a donation to MM4MM, the program that is taking me to Mount Everest in 2018.
Matt Sparks @Nephro_Sparks
Swapnil Hiremath @HSwapnil
Kevin J. Fowler @Grateful080504
COI: CareDx, Protalix, Horizon Pharma, TapCloud LLC, GLG
This workshop is part of the The Nephrology Social Media Collective. A team of doctors that help doctors gain knowledge and comfort with social media.
The incoming class of interns in July 2017 were not even in high school the year Facebook was born. It's been social media their entire adult life. But even if they have grown up with social media, using it professionally as doctors is not intuitive.
Today's workshop wants to offer value to people of all levels of social media savvy. From the occasional Facebooker to active bloggers.
There are a lot of great introductions to social media that you can find at conferences and on the web. We suggest:
But that is not what this session about. This is not a sit back and enjoy lecture it is a log in, lean forward and participate workshop.