Social Media in Radiology: Overview and Usefulness of Online Professional #SoMe Profiles

Bradley Spieler, David H. Ballard, Parisa Mazaheri, Nicole Legro, Tara Catanzano, Courtney Dey, Elizabeth Prejean, Jake Fontentot, Maria Daniela Martin, Raman Danrad, Helen Hye Ryong Kim, Drew Caplin, Lori Mankowski Gettle, Omer Awan

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Social media is a ubiquitous part of society and used by many healthcare professionals, including radiologists. This article prepared by the 2019–2020 Radiology Research Alliance Social Media Task Force presents different uses and benefits of an online professional social media profile. Physician and healthcare-specific issues along with popular platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube are used to explore topics including education, branding, research, mentorship, promotion, and leadership.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)526-539
Number of pages14
JournalAcademic radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2021


  • Social media
  • academic radiology
  • branding
  • education
  • leadership
  • mentorship
  • promotion
  • radiology
  • research


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