Digital Scholar Webinar: Social Media and the 21st-Century Scholar: How Researchers Can Harness Social Media to Amplify Their Career


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."

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Teresa M. Chan, MD, MHPE, Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe steps to build and manage your scholarly presence online
  2. Describe examples and use cases of how scientists and scholars might use social media to enhance their careers


Click here to download the handout that details the papers and resources mentioned throughout the webinar. 

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