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Oncology Overdrive

May 27, 2020

Mark Shapiro, MD, host of Explore the Space podcast joins us to discuss the role of social media in health care, the evolving role of physicians as public voices and figures, and the evolution of health care through this COVID19 pandemic. 

Intro :13

About Dr. Shapiro :14

The interview 1:20

In this episode 1:34

How did you become active on social media as a physician? 2:09

What has changed in social media since COVID-19? 4:39

Do you think the way we address politically charged topics has changed as more physicians become active on social media? 6:28

When physicians are scared to get online, how do you address that? 9:03

How have you evolved in this role? 11:56

The great thing about social media is you can feel supported by people you’ve never met 14:28

How do we identify the experts we should be listening to during COVID-19? 18:36

How has the practice of medicine change since the pandemic started? 25:27

Sustaining ourselves and our teams is important 29:30

How do you think COVID-19 will change our health care system? 31:22

Do you have any ideas on how we can use the past to improve our future? 33:18

Do you have any thoughts on how/if COVID-19 will impact discussions on climate change? 36:55

Final thoughts and where to find Dr. Shapiro on social media 40:35

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Disclosures: Jain reports she is a paid freelance writer for Lippincott. Shapiro reports no relevant financial disclosures.