Social Media and Medicine: Powers and Pitfalls of the New Frontier

Drs. Meera Kirpekar & Alopi Patel, aka The Female Pain Docs, discuss the various platforms available, why people use social media, as well as the professional and personal advantages and disadvantages of engaging on social media.

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The objectives of this lecture are:


  • to understand the role of social media in healthcare consumerism
  • to identify the various social media platforms available for healthcare information
  • to acknowledge the strengths and risks of social media use as physicians.


This is an important lecture with key information for all physicians, including young physicians.

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