Date: Mar 6, 2019
Topic: Social Media and the 21st-Century Scholar: How Researchers Can Harness Social Media to Amplify Their Career
Speaker: Teresa M. Chan, MD, MHPE, Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
Overview: Improving health care requires better dissemination of research discoveries to reach practitioners, patients, and the public. Effective scholarship is essential to achieve this goal. The speaker Dr. Chan argues that it is "incumbent on scientists and scholars to use every tool in their armamentarium, including social media, to reach their intended audiences."