The 19th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease (ISVHLD)

The Impact of social media in Liver Disease Research and Education – Is it time to embrace this more widely?

Wednesday, April 26 | 8:30 – 10: 30 AM local time
  • What do I gain from my involvement in social media – the viewpoint of a senior academic
    (20 mins)

    AASLD: Juan Pablo Arab, MD
    University of Western Ontario

  • Medical Education Opportunities in social media – Tweetorials, journal clubs and more
    (20 mins)

    AASLD: Elliot B. Tapper, MD
    University of Michigan Medical Center

  • An Editor’s View on the role of social media in the dissemination of research findings
    (20 mins)

    Professor Joost Drenth

  • Medical social media and the ‘Echo Chamber’ – the good, the bad and the ugly
    (20 mins)

    Professor Walter Quattrociocchi

  • Debate: HCPs have a moral obligation to be involved in social media to counteract disinformation
    (15 mins)

    For: Philipp Schwabl 
    Against: Ahmed Elsharkawy

  • Panel discussion to include a patient representative
    (15 mins)