Bobby’s 5 Links of the Week | December 5, 2010

Hello friends, here are my links for the week. As you can see…they include doctors tweeting, social media, medical social media, ACC Basketball, and holiday fire safety. I hope you enjoy and let me know your thoughts about any of these articles!

Social Media and the Medical Profession
November 30, 2010
The professional standards of doctors and medical students – which are based on the expectations of the community and medical peers – form the cornerstone of quality patient care. They are taught and assessed from the first year of medical school, and are continually re-emphasised throughout medical training and practice. CLICK HERE to read more.

WOMMA 2010 – Every Picture Tells A Story – Make It Easy To Share

November 29, 2010 | via Twitter by Rod Brooks (@NW_Mktg_Guy)

The Legend Of Speedo Guy

February 9, 2009 |
The profile of Cameron Crazies’ legend Speedo Guy. This is for all of you crazy college basketball fans out there, especially those who love and understand ACC Basketball! This is just in time before the heart of the ACC Men’s Basketball schedule begins. Video courtesy of ESPN, Inc.

Phoenix Fire Department Fireplace Safety for the Holidays
City of Phoenix | & @TinaFightsFire

There’s nothing quite as cozy as a warm, crackling fire in the fireplace. But if you don’t take some simple safety precautions, that fire could turn deadly. More than 6,000 people end up in emergency rooms for injuries associated with fireplaces and fireplace equipment… and most of the injuries occured with children under five years old. CLICK HERE to read more.

Should Doctors Tweet Between Patients?
NOVEMBER 23, 2010 | Bryan Vartabedian, MD
Social media is just another form of professional communication. We should see it no differently than the telephone or email which, as we all know, are frequently misused.  To the uninformed, it’s assumed that social dialog is frivolous dialog.  But my social feeds are at the core of of my communication. CLICK HERE to read more from Doctor V.