20 family doctors to follow on Twitter
Twitter is full of physicians who use the social media site to stay up on the latest medical trends, interact with colleagues and patients, and further their own personal brands.
One recent study even claimed that primary care physicians have lagged their specialist peers in Twitter adoption, a sentiment the following physicians aren't likely to share.
Below is Medical Economics’ completely subjective list of 20 insightful, interesting and active family doctors on Twitter, in no particular order. Who did we miss? Add your suggestions in the comments or Tweet us at @MedEconomics.
Jay W. Lee: @FamilyDocWonk A Long Beach, Calif., physician, Lee is a copious user of the #FMRevolution hashtag.
Anne Montgomery: @AnneMont Montgomery is president of the Washington Association of Family Physicians and apparently a big fan of Gonzaga's men's basketball team.
Jeffrey Cain: @AAFPprez Cain is a Colorado physician who recently became president of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
Reid Blackwelder: @BlackwelderMD A Tennessee physician and the AAFP's president-elect, Blackwelder possesses what's by far the best beard of anyone on this list.
Kenny Lin: KennyLinAFP Lin is a Washington, D.C.-area physician, blogger, and editor of the American Family Physician journal.
Conrad Flick: @CLflickMD A North Carolina physician, Flick is like many others on this list - involved with the AAFP and an #FMRevolution enthusiast.
Jen Brull: @MrsBrull Practicing in Kansas, Brull sometimes provides a rural perspective on the practice of family medicine.
Ajoy Kumar: @FloridaFamilyMD Kumar is a frequent retweeter of health news, but doesn't appear to have an affinity for any particular hashtags.
Viviana Martinez-Bianchi: @VivianbMD Martinez-Bianchi is the associate program director of Duke University's family medicine residency program, and has an interest in population health.
Julie Wood: @JuliekWoodMD Wood is a former president of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians who occasionally tweets about health policy.
Davis Liu: @DavisLiuMDLiu is a prolific tweeter who had lots to say about gun control in the wake of the Sandy Hill Elementary School tragedy.
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