VIEWPOINT #colorectalresearch: Introducing a Disruptive Technology for Academic Surgery in the Social Media Age 1 2 3 Deborah S. Keller, M.D. • Des C. Winter, M.D. • Gianluca Pellino, M.D. 4 5 6 Kyle Cologne, M.D. • Neil J. Smart, M.D. • Richard R.W. Brady, M.D. 1 Department of Surgery and Interventional Sciences, University College London Hospitals, National Health Service Foundation Trusts, GENIE Centre, University College London, London, United Kingdom 2 Centre for Colorectal Disease, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland 3 Unit of General and Geriatric Surgery, Universitá della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli,” Naples, Italy 4 Division of Colorectal Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 5 Royal Devon and Exeter National Health Service Foundation Trust, Exeter, United Kingdom 6 Newcastle Centre for Bowel Disease, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, National Health Service Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom KEY WORDS: #colorectalresearch; #colorectalsurgery; colorectal surgeons initially lagged behind other medical 7,8 Colorectal research; Colorectal surgery; Hashtag; Social specialties, but interest and use are increasing rapidly. To media; Twitter. support this engagement, the #colorectalsurgery hashtag was created by an international group of Twitter-active colorectal surgeons aiming to build a global colorectal
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