HealthNew Doc, Who Dis? Swift and Kelce Talk Enzymes; Worst Medical Acronym

New Doc, Who Dis? Swift and Kelce Talk Enzymes; Worst Medical Acronym

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— Healthcare social media content from around the Web gathered by MedPage Today staff

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Gillian Booth, Social Media Editor, MedPage Today ; Katie Smith, Social Media Assistant, MedPage Today
February 1, 2024

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New doctor, who dis? Physical medicine physician Sean Dreyer, MD, has a few mysterious contacts in his phone, including “Tall med student” and “Pharmacy Joe.”

“Transaminitis is an inaccurate term because liver enzymes can’t be inflamed,” whispered Taylor Swift to Travis Kelce, according to a joking tweet from hospitalist @ClementLeeMD.

“I’m a doctor, not a cop,” says ob/gyn Heather Irobunda, MD, calling on colleagues to remember their role as healthcare workers, rather than professionals in charge of getting patients in trouble.

What’s the worst acronym in medicine? Benjamin Vipler, MD, MEd, suggests that progressive outer retinal necrosis (PORN) may take the cake.

Allergist @rubin_allergy shows off his hula-hooping moves in support of a TikTok content creator who is battling cancer.

Infectious disease doctor Alastair McAlpine, MD, shares a photo of an empty diarrheal ward in a Peru pediatric hospital, touting the benefits of the rotavirus vaccine.

“3.98 GPA, what happened there?” jokes @bigmdenergy in a humorous skit, highlighting the disparities in medical school acceptance requirements in the 20th and 21st century.

You’re in! @_yvonnejiang went viral for posting a video of her emotional reaction to her medical school acceptance letter.

Rural generalist Michael Livingston, MBBS, responded to an article claiming there is no evidence of face masks protecting vulnerable individuals.

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    Gillian Booth is a Social Media Manager for MedPage Today. She is based in Philadelphia. Interested in collaborating with @MedPageToday on social media? Email: gbooth@everydayhealthgroup.com Follow

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    Katie Smith is a Social Media Assistant for Medpage Today. She assists with social media efforts and strategy. Interested in collaborating with @MedPageToday on social media? Email: k.smith@medpagetoday.com Follow

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