Social Media: Friend Or Foe?

Welcome to the Brave Enough Show! 

“Social media allows us to do so many positive things: we can squash pseudoscience, beat professional burnout, and form strong collaborations.”  

- Dana Corriel, MD 

Episode 22: Social Media: Friend or Foe? 

In this episode of The Brave Enough Show, your host, Dr. Sasha Shillcutt  interviews Internal Medicine Physician and Social Media Expert Dr. Dana (Dah-na) Corriel. Dr. Corriel describes how she developed her own creative brand of social media to educate the public and connect with her patients and colleagues. 

Drs. Shillcutt and Corriel get real and talk: 

  • Why Social Media? 

  • The Power of a Professional “Gap”

  • Squashing Pseudoscience & Other Social Media Purposes

  • Using Social Media to Beat Burnout 

  • Tips for Beginners 

Grab a cup of coffee & Enjoy! 

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Dana Corriel (pronounced Dah-na) is a board-certified internist who works both in the physical world and in the virtual one. She treated patients in a primary care setting for years before recognizing the potential to connect and heal on the virtual platforms available through social media. She founded the group SoMeDocs, which stands for Doctors on Social Media, and is now an active physician platform, where doctors can share their work and grow online together. She believes that creativity is a factor that helps beat burnout, and helps both physicians and patients find their spark. She is also, most importantly, mother to three beautiful boys in a dual-household physician and considers parenting to be one of the most difficult, but also rewarding, ongoing experience in her life.


Twitter: @DrCorriel

Facebook: @DrCorriel

Instagram: @DrCorriel

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