Thomas W. LeBlanc, MD, MA, fellow in both hospice and palliative medicine and medical oncology, and Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (Medical Oncology) were among the large contingent of Duke oncology faculty who attended the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual conference in Chicago last week.
LeBlanc and Zafar both are active users of Twitter. Here are two of their tweets from the conference.
— Thomas W. LeBlanc (@tomleblancMD) June 2, 2013
— Yousuf Zafar, MD MHS (@yzafar) June 3, 2013
Many physicians and scientists are using Twitter to interact with colleagues and communicate current health issues.
Here are two recent scholarly publications about social media in science:
- An Introduction to Social Media for Scientists, by Holly Bik and Miriam Goldstein
- The role of twitter in the life cycle of a scientific publication, by Emily S. Darling, David Shiffman, Isabelle M. Côté, Joshua A. Drew
Are you using Twitter?
We are looking for other faculty using Twitter. Please use the form below to let us know your Twitter name and how you are using it.
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