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Oncology Overdrive

Jul 13, 2020

Dana Corriel, MD, is a board-certified internist, an entrepreneur, and the founder of SoMeDocs, also known as Doctors on Social Media. She has created a platform that has helped launch, amplify and connect many physicians in the social media space. In this episode, we explore why social media is so important in today's health care landscape, and share some tips on how to get your feet wet in the space.

Intro :13

About Dr. Corriel :17

The interview 2:30

Where did the idea for SoMeDocs come from? 2:50

What are some of the challenges you’ve faced? 4:07

When you first thought of this concept, what was your goal? 5:28

Why do you think social media is so important to incorporate into health care? 9:04

Do you think more people have turned to social media during the pandemic? 10:34

What do you say to the people who feel social media isn’t for them? 16:50

Can you give examples of how #medtwitter has been harsh? 20:53

How do you navigate that? 23:01

Anecdotes 25:16

When you talk to physicians apprehensive of joining social media, what are positives they’ll gain? 27:58

People may not know how to use social media to their benefit 31:43

How do you determine whether to share your family on social media? 34:49

Do you have one pearl for the audience? 37:45

How can people find you? 38:46

We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to Follow us on Twitter @HemOncToday @ShikhaJainMD @drcorriel @SoMeDocs

Dana Corriel, MD, is a board certified internist and founder of SoMeDocs (Doctors on Social Media), an online platform where physicians can network, build online presence effectively, and grow their accounts in order to meet their end goals.

Disclosures: Corriel is owner of SoMeDocs. Jain reports she is a paid freelance writer for Lippincott.