A medical student recently offered up a topic for debate that I thought was timely and relevant. “Is it a good idea to create an alter identity on Facebook using a fake name or a nickname for privacy?” Continue reading
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Do you ever think it is appropriate to discuss a patient online, even if identifying details have been changed? What about posting pictures?
A New York Times ethicist recently answered a question from a medical student concerned about her classmates who post “de-identified” photos of their patients as punch lines to jokes – in this specific context, a