Webcast: Digital and Social Media in Medical Professionalism and Practice

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November 18, 2014

The near ubiquitous adoption of social media in the United States requires physicians to prioritize social media competency, both for personal and professional online profiles. Regardless of one's personal use of social media, data sharing, online ratings and digital privacy is now a part of every physician's practice. This course details precautions necessary to protect your online liability and exposure, and also promotes technologic competency to enhance the value of your practice.

At the conclusion of this program, participant will be able to:

  • Describe social media terminology such as a personal profile, professional profile, and a professional web page
  • Acquire fluency in the professional use of social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Identify how to monitor an individual or organization's online exposure; including identifying high-risk social media behavior and defining the components of a digital profile/footprint
  • Identify examples of digital & social medical in medical research and become familiar with using professional social networks for scholarly pursuits and political advocacy


Members: $99
Non-members: $115

Fee is charged per computer. There is no limit as to the number of listeners at each site. If registering several different sites, each one must register separately. 


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern Time

Participants must have access to a computer with speakers and internet capability.

ACCME Accreditation
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

College Cognate Credit(s)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits

Program Director:
Nate G. DeNicola, MD, FACOG

Participate in this webcast from the comfort of your practice or your home.