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Hardly a Tweet Storm

Hardly a Tweet Storm LETTERS e read with interest the Social Media Vignette, “The We believe a more concerted effort to ramp up the neuroradi- WContinued Rise in Professional Use of Social Media ology community’s use of social media would be helpful in get- at Scientific Meetings: An Analysis of Twitter Use During the ting our professional “message” out there. ASNR 2018 Annual Meeting.” While we agree that there has been an increase in Twitter use during the 5-year period Disclosures: David Yousem—UNRELATED: Expert Testimony: Medicolegal work; Payment for Lectures Including Service on Speakers Bureaus: American College observed, we note that in Table 1, only 96 radiologists tweeted. of Radiology Education Center speaker; Royalties: Elsevier for 5 books, Analytical This compares with an American Society of Neuroradiology Informatics. membership of more than 4000, representing approximately REFERENCES 2.4% of the potential pool. Furthermore, as demonstrated in 2 1. D'Anna G, Chen MM, McCarty JL, et al. The continued rise in pro- our recent publication, only 12 of 75 American Neuroradiology fessional use of social media at scientific meetings: an analysis of Division Chiefs and 4 of 75 academic neuroradiology pro- Twitter use during the ASNR 2018 annual meeting. AJNR Am J grams in the United States even had Twitter accounts. We Neuroradiol 2019;40:935–37 Medline lag behind our colleagues in neurology, neurosurgery, and 2. Charkhchi P, Sahraian S, Beheshtian E, et al. Missed opportunity: the neurosciences in embracing social media. As far as neuroradiology training programs and social media. AJR Am J Twitter goes, during 1 year (May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018), Roentgenol 2019 Mar 5:1–6 [Epub ahead of print] CrossRef Medline only 1 of the neuroradiology programs (University of Southern California) had more than 5 tweets in the year, Mount Sinai had 5 tweets, and the 2 other divisions with P. Charkhchi Twitter accounts did not tweet at all. S. Sahraian Granted, tweeting at meetings by individuals is different from E. Beheshtian D.M. Yousem Neuroradiology Division tweet usage; however, the dissemination Department of Radiology and Radiological Science of Twitter in neuroradiology circles remains sparse. Division of Neuroradiology The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions http://dx.doi.org/10.3174/ajnr.A6187 Baltimore, Maryland E54 Letters Oct 2019 www.ajnr.org http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Neuroradiology American Journal of Neuroradiology

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American Journal of Neuroradiology
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0195-6108
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1936-959X
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10.3174/ajnr.A6187
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LETTERS e read with interest the Social Media Vignette, “The We believe a more concerted effort to ramp up the neuroradi- WContinued Rise in Professional Use of Social Media ology community’s use of social media would be helpful in get- at Scientific Meetings: An Analysis of Twitter Use During the ting our professional “message” out there. ASNR 2018 Annual Meeting.” While we agree that there has been an increase in Twitter use during the 5-year period Disclosures: David Yousem—UNRELATED: Expert Testimony: Medicolegal work; Payment for Lectures Including Service on Speakers Bureaus: American College observed, we note that in Table 1, only 96 radiologists tweeted. of Radiology Education Center speaker; Royalties: Elsevier for 5 books, Analytical This compares with an American Society of Neuroradiology Informatics. membership of more than 4000, representing approximately REFERENCES 2.4% of the potential pool. Furthermore, as demonstrated in 2 1. D'Anna G, Chen MM, McCarty JL, et al. The continued rise in pro- our recent publication, only 12 of 75 American Neuroradiology fessional use of social media at scientific meetings: an analysis of Division Chiefs and 4 of 75 academic neuroradiology pro- Twitter use during the ASNR 2018 annual meeting. AJNR Am J grams in the United States even had Twitter accounts. We Neuroradiol 2019;40:935–37 Medline lag behind our colleagues in neurology, neurosurgery, and 2. Charkhchi P, Sahraian S, Beheshtian E, et al. Missed opportunity: the neurosciences in embracing social media. As far as neuroradiology training programs and social media. AJR Am J Twitter goes, during 1 year (May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018), Roentgenol 2019 Mar 5:1–6 [Epub ahead of print] CrossRef Medline only 1 of the neuroradiology programs (University of Southern California) had more than 5 tweets in the year, Mount Sinai had 5 tweets, and the 2 other divisions with P. Charkhchi Twitter accounts did not tweet at all. S. Sahraian Granted, tweeting at meetings by individuals is different from E. Beheshtian D.M. Yousem Neuroradiology Division tweet usage; however, the dissemination Department of Radiology and Radiological Science of Twitter in neuroradiology circles remains sparse. Division of Neuroradiology The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions http://dx.doi.org/10.3174/ajnr.A6187 Baltimore, Maryland E54 Letters Oct 2019 www.ajnr.org

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American Journal of NeuroradiologyAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology

Published: Oct 1, 2019

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