April 27, 2023: 2nd Prager Lecture in Child Psychiatry
The Promise and Peril of Social Media to Promote your Department or Career
The following online activity will review the risks, benefits, and e-professionalism guidelines that departments and individuals should consider when engaging on social media platforms. It will allow the audience to apply these principles to 3 case scenarios that might be commonly encountered by mental health professionals in an academic setting.
This program is intended for: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Fellows, Residents, Interns and Nurses
Upon completion of the activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify two benefits of social media utilization for psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health professionals
- Describe one key element of e-professionalism at Massachusetts General Hospital
- Apply the three P’s framework for e-professionalism to a case study on social media and academia
Howard Liu, MD, MBA
Howard Liu, MD, MBA
Howard Liu, M.D., M.B.A. is a nationally recognized psychiatrist, educator, workforce expert, social media innovator, and equity advocate at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). He serves as the Chair of the UNMC Department of Psychiatry, a Professor with Tenure in the UNMC College of Medicine, Chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s Council on Communications, Co-chair of the World Psychiatric Association’s Working Group on Medical Students and as the Past President of the Association of Directors of medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP). Previous roles include state workforce director, psychiatry clerkship director and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Faculty Development. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and a member of the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP).
As chair of psychiatry, Dr. Liu was instrumental in the creation of a. new UNMC adult psychiatry residency program, the creation of an addiction medicine fellowship, and the launch of Nebraska’s first Adult Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). Dr. Liu is an innovative teacher who is internationally known for the use of technology in medical education and is a recipient of the Creativity in Psychiatric Education Award from the American College of Psychiatrists. He is an expert on the professional use of social media in healthcare and chairs the social media committee of the American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry (AACDP) and the Council on Communications for the American Psychiatric Association.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
McLean Hospital designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.
- 1.00 Participation
This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.
Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
- 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This offering meets the criteria for 1.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.