Course Directors

Philip R. Schauer
Philip R. Schauer, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Adrian E. Park, MD, FACS

Campbell and Jeanette Plugge Professor of Surgery
Chief of General Surgery
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Steven D. Wexner
Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery, Ohio State University
Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of South Florida
Chief of Staff, Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Chairman, Department of Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, Florida


Richard Brady, MD

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals
National Health Service Foundation Trust
Media Lead
BJS Society Limited
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Antonio M. Lacy, MD, PhD, FASCRS

Professor of Surgery
School of Medicine of the University of Barcelona
Head, Gastrointestinal Surgery Department
United of Colorectal Cancer
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Julio Mayol, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery
Univeridad Complutense de Madrid Medical School
Director of Innovation and Chief
Division of Colorectal Surgery
Hospital ClĂ­nico San Carlos
Madrid, Spain

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

Course Description

Learning Objectives
1. Discuss the epidemiology and psychological/sociological factors of contemporary surgical social media use.
2. Identify potential risk of social media and learn the rules of safe social media use for healthcare professionals.
3. Describe how social media is utilized to share surgical knowledge.
4. Explain how and why patients engage in social media.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.75 Credits
Release Date:2018-Jan-09
Expiration Date:2020-Jan-09
Estimated Time for Completion:45 minutes
Registration Required:Yes

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