Allergists who tweet from 2012 #ACAAI meeting

The 2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology will take place November 8-13 in Anaheim, California.

Allergists are great on Twitter

We have had great success tweeting the annual meetings of the AAAAI, ACAAI, CSACI and WSAAI. For example, the tweets of 30 allergists from 2012 #AAAAI reached 250,000 people - many more than the 6,000 attendees.

Will you tweet 2012 #ACAAI meeting? 

It's this time of the year again, and the allergists all over the world want to know: Will you be tweeting from the 2012 ACAAI meeting? If yes, please read below.

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Allergists who may be able to use Twitter to post updates from 2012 #ACAAI (open for edit, add your own info):

The hashtag for the meeting is #ACAAI

The hashtag for the 2012 annual meeting of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology is #ACAAI

Type #ACAAI in Twitter Search box to find all recent updates from 2012 #ACAAI!/search-home

According to the analytics provided by, the top 3 allergist tweeting the meeting are:


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How to use Twitter to post updates from 2012 #ACAAI meeting

See an example of best practice by @MatthewBowdish posted here: (his tweets were summarized in a series of blog posts by me). The tweets were labeled #WSAAI and they reached more than 3,000 people.

I would strongly encourage you to post updates on Twitter from the CME conferences that you are planning to attend in the future. Here is how to do it: Twitter for Physicians: How to use Twitter to keep track of the latest news and scientific meetings, and share information with colleagues and patients.


List of allergists using Twitter to post updates from 2012 #AAAAI meeting (open for edit, add your own info)

Comments from Twitter:

@PAallergy Should we expect 5000 tweets/hr from #ACAAI?

@MatthewBowdish No, just 200/hr. Unfollow now and refollow at 5pm PST. ;)

@PAallergy: Jealous of my fellow Allergists and tweeters. They are having fun in CA #ACAAI and I am working. I wonder if following #ACAAI on twitter would count for CME?

@AllergyNet: RACP Australia accepts sending and reading medical tweets as CME.

@MatthewBowdish I like @BarnardWerner 's use of evernote for live-tweeting. I might try that at the Western Soc Meeting in January #WSAAI

@DrSilge: @MatthewBowdish Thanks for the updates, reading them en route to #ACAAI

@MatthewBowdish: Thanks, but live-tweeting lit review is tougher than I thought it would be. This was my first #ACAAI literature review. I really enjoyed it and it's given me lots of ideas. Finishing up today & back home tomorrow. Looking fwd to tweets from @DrSilge @BarnardWerner & @DrAnneEllis #ACAAI Have fun!! Good split coverage - sorry there's no chance for a tweet up - perhaps San Antonio? #aaaai

@AllergyNet: And thank you all! We are ‘listening’ here Down Under.

@eACAAI: #ACAAI Member Mobile App features meeting programs, floor plan/map and exhibitor directory. Search ACAAI at your App Store. Join the conversation about the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaheim, Nov. 8-13. Include #ACAAI in your tweets!

@IgECPD: With all these #ACAAI tweets coming in from @DrAnneEllis and @DrSilge I'm starting to hear the "dueling banjos" music. Twitter's not a competition but @MatthewBowdish is still winning

@ChrisCarrollMD: Great tweets & updates on cutting edge #asthma research from @DrAnneEllis at the #ACAAI conference today! Thanks!

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