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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Leveraging Social Media to Create, Learn, Teach, Advocate, and Dispel Misinformation

November 04, 2022 | 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Location: W304, Orange County Convention Center‚ West Building

Session Description

Medical education has undergone dramatic changes with the COVID-19 pandemic. More teaching is done remotely, and social media skills are becoming mainstream medical education skills. This session addresses blogging, podcasting, advocacy, and misinformation in the era of social media. Increasingly needed for effective communication, these skills are also necessary to keep nephrology at the forefront of advances and to attract talent.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Explain how to use visual abstracts to convey medical information
  • Describe how podcasts can be used to teach and engage learners
  • Outline strategies to mitigate the spread of misinformation
  • Identify ways to use social media to enhance advocacy in nephrology

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Other


  • Bourne L.A. Auguste, MD, MSc
  • Gates Colbert, MD, FASN


  • Medical Illustrations and Visual Abstracts as a Means to Effectively Communicate Science
    04:30 PM - 04:55 PM
    Sophia L. Ambruso, DO
  • Podcasts for Medical Education: Learning by Listening
    04:55 PM - 05:20 PM
    Adam M. Rodman, MD, MPH
  • What Can a Nephrologist Do About Medical Misinformation?
    05:20 PM - 05:45 PM
    Jen Gunter, MD
  • Q&A
    05:45 PM - 06:00 PM