Infographic: Doctors Act Out on Social Media, Peers See It

Jon McKenna


September 07, 2023

If doctors make outrageous posts about medicine, politics, or any other subject on social media, or if they upload suggestive photos of themselves, chances are another physician will see it. What standard of behavior on social media is appropriate for physicians, who are individuals but also work in an image-sensitive profession?

This infographic tells how physicians in a survey identified problematic posts and photos by other doctors, on which platforms they most frequently spot poor behavior by physicians, and whether they would friend a patient on social media. For additional insights, check out the Medscape Physician Behavior Report 2023.

Medscape Physician Behavior Report 2023

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