Twitter is great for Allergy/Immunology specialists and patients. What's not to like?

Twitter allows the following important benefits:

- instantaneous access to the latest research publications, developments at national and international meetings
- networking with colleagues
- participation in advocacy
- promoting available clinical trials
- gateway access to resources dedicated to education and support for patients

As a prime example, Matthew Bowdish MD did a tremendous job broadcasting the new developments from the #WSAAI on Twitter, check the hashtag below:

What's not to like?

Professionalism concerns with clinician use of such social media platforms exist but by large benefits outweigh risks. Twitter adoption among the Allergy/Immunology community could be better and should be promoted.


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