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Feb 11, 2013 · 2 Replies

Dr. Farris Timimi on Why Physicians Should Engage in Social Media

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

Farris Timimi, M.D., the medical director for the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, recently was interviewed for a feature about social media on TheHeart.org. Dr. Timimi discussed why physicians should be engaged in social media and answered some common objections. Click the image below to watch the interview:

Heart social media interview

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mikeboehmer57

Posted by @mikeboehmer57, Feb 12, 2013

Great job, Dr. Timimi. I plan to share this with physicians.

garylevinmd

Posted by @garylevinmd, Mar 1, 2013

Social media forums are rapidly becoming acceptable. A recent Harvard Medical School Study by Elisa Weitzman M.D. Asst Professor uses and published Population Studies using social media (de-dentified) to assess incidence of disease, and other posted items on Twitter.

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