All posts by Jonathan Hausmann

I am a pediatric and adult rheumatologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. I have an interest in autoinflammatory diseases, medical education, and the role of social media and technology in healthcare.

Your headaches…are they autoinflammatory?

She had headaches for many years.  She visited multiple doctors, including her primary care physician, a neurologist, a pain clinic, and even a headache specialist, but she was unable to find an effective treatment.   Over time she developed additional symptoms, including unexplained rashes and abdominal pain. When a close family member was diagnosed with an autoinflammatory disease, she was referred to my clinic to see if she, too, had one of these rare illnesses. Continue reading Your headaches…are they autoinflammatory?

Social Media Resources for Medical Educators

Here are a few references on why and how to get started with social media for medical education, including articles about the use of social media, guidelines on how to use (and how NOT to use) social media, and links to online software.

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How I use social media for medical education (and why you should, too!)

Social media is a great tool for medical educators, but, like anything else worth doing, it takes some effort to get started. Social media allows you to teach, learn, collaborate, research, socialize, produce scholarship, and advance your career.  Here’s how I’ve used social media over the past two years, and why you may want to dive in as well.

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6 tips to enhance your learning at any conference

When I arrived home after attending my first American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, my wife asked me what I learned.  I had attended five full days of lectures including  the “review” course (which was new material for me), as well as a variety of scientific, plenary, Meet the Professor, and concurrent abstract sessions. But when she asked me that question, I could not come up with a single thing that I had learned. Continue reading 6 tips to enhance your learning at any conference