How to Think About Negative Online Reviews
eHealth
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eHealth
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How to Think About Negative Online Reviews

Bryan Vartabedian - October 19, 2013

Doctors are preoccupied with consumer review sites and the potential for bad press. Often the first impulse is to put the law on your side. Sue the rating site…

Flexibility: A Necessary Skill of the 21st Century Doctor
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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Flexibility: A Necessary Skill of the 21st Century Doctor

Bryan Vartabedian - September 12, 2013

When medicine visionary Eric Topol spoke at Baylor College of Medicine in 2012, a faculty member asked him, “What will be the most important quality of a…

Social Media: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
Social Media
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Social Media
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Social Media: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Bryan Vartabedian - August 15, 2013

When we think about the boundaries of communication technology and social media, we tend to put students, residents, and faculty into the same bucket. Policies for one…

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Doctors: It’s No Longer About You

Bryan Vartabedian - July 11, 2013

Earlier this month, I spoke to the assembled incoming residents at Baylor College of Medicine about the importance of their public presence. The talk centered around a…

Medical Education
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Assessing Med School Applicants’ Digital Footprints

Bryan Vartabedian - February 13, 2013

As public social dialogue becomes the norm rather than the exception, it’s no surprise that some medical schools have taken to considering the digital footprint during the…