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Higher Degrees Should Serve a Purpose; Especially Online

Education matters. And higher degrees should serve a purpose; otherwise, why get them?

July 25, 2021

My new career angle revolves around marketing. Specifically, the marketing of “degreed” voices in healthcare.

Why?

Because there are SO MANY voices online, and I realized just how difficult it can be for the world at large to distinguish which voices came with degrees behind them.

Why does it matter? Are degrees the end all be all?

Absolutely not.

But they serve a purpose. They’re an added stamp that can help filter out whether a voice has spent adequate time getting educated.

Because education matters. And higher degrees should serve a purpose. Otherwise, why get them?

Are degrees always indicative of quality? Of intelligence?

No. Because nothing in life is an absolute.

But they usually do.

So I’m continuing to build doctorsonsocialmedia.com, the space that will ultimately showcase my colleagues; the health experts.

Dana Corriel, MD

Dana Corriel, MD

“I haven’t LEFT medicine, I’m simply taking time to tackle its issues from a different angle. I’m stepping out of the traditional medicine box.”

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Dr. Dana Corriel is a physician entrepreneur who has built her own digital startup from the ground up and has grown physician communities. She can lecture on most topics, where it comes to the healthcare digital space.

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