Annual Conference Adds Speaker on Digital Brands

[MMA News Now, June 5, 2014] Farris Timimi, M.D., medical director for the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, will discuss “digital brands” at this year’s Annual Conference, Sept. 19 and 20 at Madden’s on the Lake in Brainerd.


 Farris Timimi, M.D.

In his talk, “Creating your digital brand: physician responsibility in social media,” Timimi will discuss creating and managing a “digital brand” – what patients see online (social media, patient review sites, etc.) and how it can help or hurt your practice. He will address the Federation of State Medical Boards data regarding the top three things physicians do online that can pose a liability risk, and how to minimize risk.

Along with expertise in social media, Timimi is an assistant professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and a consultant in cardiovascular diseases and internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic.  

Timimi received his bachelor's and medical degrees from East Tennessee State University. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Washington University in St. Louis; his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School; and a separate fellowship in interventional vascular radiology, vascular medicine, and vascular ultrasound at Mayo Clinic.

For more on the Annual Conference, visit the MMA website.


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