Social media is no longer just the place for sharing pictures and music; it is now part of the daily professional lives of people in nearly every industry — including health care.
AASLD encourages its members to explore social media as a place to network, share information and research, collaborate, create a strong presence in the medical / science community and establish themselves as thought leaders among colleagues, patients and the general public.
AASLD's Social Media Essentials provides the tools you need to join, engage and thrive in a social health care environment.
This project provides tools for AASLD members who are:
AASLD has created tools to help you get comfortable with what social media is, what social media can do for you and how you can incorporate it into your already busy schedule.
AASLD Social Media Guide
Download the AASLD Social Media Essentials Guide. [PDF] This guide is an introduction to social media for the health care professional. This guide will cover a variety of topics including:
How to Use Twitter and LinkedIn in 5 / 15 / 30 Minutes a Day
Download the AASLD Social Media Essentials Infographic. [PDF] This easy-to-follow infographic shows you what you can do in Twitter and LinkedIn in just 5 / 15 / 30 minutes a day.
What Can Social Media Do For Me?
NEW! Download the What Can Social Media Do For Me? infographic. [PDF] This handy infographic shows you the benefits of using social media as a clinician or medical associate, as a researcher, or as someone working in hepatology and liver disease.
NEW! In a new Q&A series — "Why I Use Social Media," we profile AASLD members to find out how they use social media in their professional lives, and what tips they have for colleagues who are looking to start using social media.
Have You Googled Yourself?
Presenter: Lee Aase, Director of the Mayo Clinic's Social Media Network
Wednesday, May 16 at 1 pm ET
Social Media101: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals
Presenter: Mark Avera, Vice President, Digital, Porter Novelli
Held Thursday, April 12
Download the presentation [PPT]
Download the presentation [MP4]
Social Media Essentials is supported through AASLD’s Innovation Fund. The Innovation Fund was created to fund new creative ideas / projects put forth by an AASLD Committee or Special Interest Group (SIG). Proposals must address an issue / process / disease / question / hypothesis etc. that advances the mission of the AASLD. To learn more about the Innovation Fund, visit aasld.org/InnovationFund.