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The surgeon and social media: Twitter as a tool for practicing surgeons

A basic primer on social media, specifically Twitter, this article describes how these platforms promote collaboration and the exchange of ideas and current information.

Dr. Turner

Stay connected and informed: Start tweeting

The Director of the Division of Member Services offers her views on the benefits of using Twitter, including improved direct communication between ACS members and College leadership.

The beginning of the movement

#ILookLikeASurgeon goes viral: How it happened

The genesis of the #ILookLikeASurgeon campaign is described as are future goals of the movement, which is aimed at promoting women and diversity in surgery.

Three of the College’s four Clinical Congress Twitter correspondents (left to right): Dr. Nwomeh, Dr. Logghe, and Dr. Gusani. Not shown: Dr. Glick.

Twitter usage at Clinical Congress rises markedly over two years

In just two years, Twitter use among members of the College has increased dramatically. This article provides an update on Twitter usage at the 2012 Clinical Congress, including live-tweeting during panel sessions and the role of new Twitter correspondents at the meeting.

ACS influence spreads via Twitter

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) continues to gain influence on Twitter, the microblogging service, which ranks among the top 10 most visited websites on the Internet. Now six years old, Twitter provides users with the ability to post and read messages, or “tweets,” of up to 140 characters. Since last year’s Clinical Congress, the […]

Figure 3: Social media site engagement highlights post Clinical Congress 2010 and 2011

Survey shows social media usage increasing among ACS Fellows

Mobile devices are gaining significant traction with American College of Surgeons (ACS) members

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