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Mar 17, 2015 · 1 Reply

Social Media Summit Preview | Keynoter: Wendy Sue Swanson, MD

By Meredith Gould @meredithgould
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Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson (@SeattleMamaDoc)

Have we got a keynoter for us! If you think Wendy Sue Swanson is great via writing, video, and livestream, she's all that and more so in person.

Join us at our Social Media Summit June 16 in Rochester, Minn. to experience her dynamic intelligence and learn more about what's new and next in digital health communications.


Learn more about the keynote...
How 140 Characters Have Changed Healthcare
Online search, retail-based health consumerization, and novel digital solutions change not only patient experience but physician and hospital responsibility. Social media provides a connection for patients and families as well as listening tools previously unavailable. Dr. Swanson will share experiences, research and ideas for forging a new path in health communication – one that connects patients with their care team via digital tools.

Learn more about our keynoter...
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson
Pediatrician Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, Executive Director of Digital Health and author of the Seattle Mama Doc Blog for Seattle Children’s Hospital, is nationally-known for her efforts to revolutionize health communications with social and digital media. One of the first pediatricians to blog for a leading children’s hospital, she offers patients and parents relevant, practical and timely health information in online formats. She’s an engaging speaker who inspires physicians to think more innovatively about social media, digital health and the impact of digital tools on advocacy and health.

Dr. Swanson founded Digital Health at Seattle Children’s in 2013 and is an executive committee member of the American ASwansonBook.Bordercademy of Pediatrics Council on Communications and Media. She serves on the Board of Advisors for Parents magazine and is a Platinum Fellow of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Health Network. Her first book, Mama Doc Medicine: Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health, and Work-Life Balance(American Academy of Pediatrics) is a Gold Award Recipient of the Mom’s Choice Awards. Twitter: @SeattleMamaDoc  Facebook:

Registration is now open!

This year's Social Media Summit is at the Doubletree Rochester.

Tags: Mayo Clinic Social Media Summit, Patient engagement, Wendy Sue Swanson


Posted by @jkennedy93, Mar 17, 2015

WOOT! Great Keynote! Can't wait to meet her.

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