Physician Involvement

September 10, 2019

Social Media and U.S. News Physician Reputation Scores

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

With the rise of health care consumerism, hospital rankings are increasingly important in patients’ decisions of where to receive care. Most prominent of these is the U.S. News & World Report Hospital Rankings & Ratings, which has been running for 30 years and includes rankings in 16 specialties as well as a national Honor Roll […]

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June 18, 2019

First Comes Publication, Then Comes Dissemination: The Use of Social Media to Spread the Word!

By Amy S. Oxentenko, M.D. amysox

By: Amy S. Oxentenko, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF | @AmyOxentenkoMD After an investigator comes up with a novel research idea, completes the necessary data collection, then successfully gets the work published, there is a natural sense of accomplishment.  However, the real impact of one’s research lies in the ability to disseminate it so that others […]

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March 27, 2019

New #MCSMN Bronze Fellow: Jasmine Marcelin, M.D.

By Audrey Laine Seymour, Senior Communications Specialist audreylaine

Congratulations to Jasmine R. Marcelin, M.D., Infectious Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center, on becoming a Bronze Fellow! Dr. Marcelin participated in our Social Media Residency last fall in Jacksonville and then crafted a comprehensive social media strategy to increase the national and international recognition of the Infectious Diseases division at UNMC. See her Bronze Fellow Submission. The […]

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January 28, 2019

Old Doc Tries Twitter

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

One of our Mayo Clinic physicians contacted me a little over a week ago with a request for help in exploring his personal use of Twitter. Below is our email conversation, shared with his permission, to highlight resources we offer medical professionals through the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network. Subject: Old Doc Tries Twitter Hi […]

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January 22, 2019

New Year Motivation: A Day in the Life of Dr. Pashtoon Kasi, oncologist, researcher, teacher, and dad

By Audrey Laine Seymour, Senior Communications Specialist audreylaine

If you feel like you’re drowning in the sea of work and life, you’re not alone. In fact, 66% of full-time employees in the U.S. do not strongly believe they have work/life balance. But there are a few people who seem to have it figured out. Pashtoon Kasi, MBBS, M.D., M.S., is one of them. […]

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Tags: new year resolution, work life balance

December 14, 2018

Message in a Bottle? What Lost Rubber Ducks in the Ocean Can Teach Us About Patient Care

By Farris Timimi MD, Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network FarrisTimimi

The Experts by Experience series features columns—Knowledge Translation–by guest authors who underscore the need for building an engaging, collaborative health care culture. Knowledge Translation columnists include health care leaders, clinicians, researchers, and marketing and communication professionals who translate the importance of integrating first-hand experiences of patients and caregivers, in ways that are meaningful and relevant, to engage and expand the dialogue on patient experience. Over a quarter of a […]

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December 13, 2018

The Launch of Mayo Clinic’s Social Media Toolkit for Researchers

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

By: Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist, Social and Digital Innovation, Mayo Clinic Department of Public Affairs and Nicole Brudos Ferrara, Senior Communications Specialist, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Research and Education Communications, Mayo Clinic Department of Public Affairs At Mayo Clinic nearly 1,000 physician researchers and scientists are pursuing discoveries with the aim of delivering hope and better health […]

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