Academic Advancement

During 2016 Mayo Clinic’s Academic Appointments and Promotions Committee began using Social Media scholarship as part of their metrics for promotion. This was based on the recognition of the increasing importance of social media for patient care and engagement, outreach, research and medical education. We announced this innovative concept [...]
By Daniel Cabrera • August 16, 2017
On Friday, Mayo Clinic's Academic Appointments and Promotions Committee (AAPC) announced that it is integrating social media and digital activities in the criteria matrix for academic advancement. (Mayo staff can view the announcement here.) This is a game changer for digital academics. Now, you certainly should include your Twitter handle in [...]
By Daniel Cabrera • May 25, 2016