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Dr. Thompson on Oncologists Using Social Media

Michael A. Thompson, MD, PhD
Published: Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016



Michael A. Thompson, MD, PhD, oncology/hematology, Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic, Aurora Health Care, discusses easy steps for oncologists to start using social media.

Social media, specifically Twitter, is simple to sign up for, Thompson explains. A reliable resource for beginners include Tutorial 101 Signing Up: A Tutorial for Oncologists by Matthew Katz, MD. This tutorial provides information how to sign up, account settings, and potential risks.

While on social media, Thompson advises to not disclose patient information, be polite to other oncologists, and avoid instigators.



Michael A. Thompson, MD, PhD, oncology/hematology, Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic, Aurora Health Care, discusses easy steps for oncologists to start using social media.

Social media, specifically Twitter, is simple to sign up for, Thompson explains. A reliable resource for beginners include Tutorial 101 Signing Up: A Tutorial for Oncologists by Matthew Katz, MD. This tutorial provides information how to sign up, account settings, and potential risks.

While on social media, Thompson advises to not disclose patient information, be polite to other oncologists, and avoid instigators.


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