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CUMC/ColumbiaDoctors Social Media for Health Care Professionals Conference

CUMC Communications

Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

CUMC/ColumbiaDoctors Social Media for Health Care...

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Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Public - No CUMC affiliation 93 Registrations Ended $100.00 $6.49
CUMC Faculty 1 Registration Ended Free $0.00
CUMC, ColumbiaDoctors or NYP Staff 5 Registrations Ended Free $0.00
CUMC student or trainee 39 Registrations Ended Free $0.00

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Join Columbia University Chief Digital Officer Sree Sreenivasan; MedPage Today editorial director Ivan Oransky, MD; former surgeon and blogger Skeptical Scalpel; and other experts from across Columbia and beyond for a half-day of instructions and discussions about how academic medical center physicians can leverage social media to build and manage reputations, grow clinical practices, and recruit research subjects.

Topics to be covered include:

  • The basics of social media that everyone needs to know
  • How is social media used at CUMC and how you can get involved
  • Practicing safe text: how to be active on social media without running into HIPAA or other rules
  • Reputation management: dealing with Yelp, ZocDoc and other online review sites
  • How social media changes the scientific publication landscape

Here is a partial line-up of our speakers:

  • Columbia University Chief Digital Officer Sree Sreenivasan
  • MedPage Today editorial director Ivan Oransky, MD; 
  • Former surgeon and blogger Skeptical Scalpel
  • Oncologist and Columbia University Medical Center professor Azra Raza, MD, whose blog 3QuarksDaily has built a loyal following since its launch nearly a decade ago; 
  • Tamar Schiller, DDS, MBA, of the College of Dental Medicine on unleashing social media to build your practice
  • Gina Czark, director of social media, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Michele Hoos, digital strategist, CUMC Office of Communications


For questions, please contact Doug Levy, Chief Communications Officer, at 212-342-2947 or douglas.levy@columbia.edu.

Tickets are $100 for members of the general public and free to full-time CUMC or NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia faculty, staff or trainees. 

If your ticket category is "sold out," please enter your information for the waiting list. We will do everything possible to accomodate everyone. Thank you.


Have questions about CUMC/ColumbiaDoctors Social Media for Health Care Professionals Conference? Contact CUMC Communications

When & Where

Columbia University Medical Center - Alumni Auditorium
650 W 168th St
New York, NY 10032

Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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