Social Media Specialist

Edited by Jayanth Sridhar, MD

Don’t be a Dr. Octopus

Take charge of your social media use so it doesn’t overtake your thoughts like the villain in Spider-Man 2.

The physician as social media vanguard

When social media, public education and human rights collide, what is the physician’s responsibility?

Climate change and social media

Exploring the axis of access: Pollution, health outcomes and your social media account.

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.