The Nephrology Social Media Collective (NSMC) internship was established in 2015 with the goal of training doctors to effectively harness social media in order to be leaders in medicine. The ability to define your personal online identity is a core competency of the future. The NSMC internship gives you modern communication skills that are not taught in medical school, residency, or fellowship. A NephJC.com initiative
#NephMadness gave me the opportunity to learn and practice how to create visual abstracts. The #VisualAbstract is an effective and efficient way to disseminate research, and they are also fun to make! Here are some of my first attempts below (click to enlarge, made in Powerpoint):
Samira Farouk, MD
Chief Nephrology Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
My First Blog post in renal fellow network published on Tuesday 20th February, 2018. Mentored by prof Edgar Lerma and Dr. Nikhil Shah. The topic highlight the debate around the type of vascular access for elderly patients.
I wrote this blog post as my first assignment for the NSMC 2018. Read about my love for visual abstracts, why they work and how I used the concept to create a visual summary for my application for NSMC 2018 internship. Just click on the image to go to the post.