Why be involved in social media?

When I speak with fellow physicians about my social media activity (blogging on this site and on my personal blog, Twitter, Tumblr, etc), I am often met with skepticism. Why should we bother? What is the point? What value is there in adding another task to one’s busy day?

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  1. @symplur
    Symplur – @symplurSeptember 2nd, 2012

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  2. @angel189
    Ángel González – @angel189September 2nd, 2012

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    Ángel González – @angel189September 2nd, 2012

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  4. @tmlfox
    Thomas M. Lee – @tmlfoxSeptember 2nd, 2012

    Why be involved in social media? http://t.co/s8aunQJk via @Symplur @RichmondDoc #hcsm

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    Mark Ryan – @richmonddocSeptember 2nd, 2012

    Thanks to @symplur for including my article on their website! Very cool. http://t.co/h03YBqy8 #hcsm

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    uri goren – @urigorenSeptember 2nd, 2012

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    April Jolly – @jollyasinhappySeptember 2nd, 2012

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  8. @mardona
    marylyn donahue – @mardonaSeptember 4th, 2012

    Physcians: Why be involved in social media? http://t.co/pXxonJFA