Social Media Specialist

Edited by David R.P. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD

The upsides of social media

A reminder of how we can benefit patients and communities by promoting health literacy and justice.

Burnish your online presence

A look at three essential tools that can boost your social media productivity.

Social media and CME

A close look at the future of lifelong learning in the Twitter era.

Beware of social media nightmares

The pitfalls of physicians failing to maintain professional ethics online.

Agency and advocacy in the digital world

How to utilize social media for patient advocacy and health promotion.

Confronting the cyberbully

Some guidance for retina specialists and physicians when they’re attacked on social media.

Combating false claims on social media

What retina specialists can do to deal with misinformation, disinformation and propaganda.

When apathy is not an option

How retina specialists can approach societal issues and racial injustice on social media.

When unhappy patients vent online

How retina specialists can address negative online reviews and unfavorable comments on social media.

Downsides of doctors on social media

How retina specialists can avoid the risks and pitfalls of putting their professional reputation out there.