Meg Chisolm

ImageDr. Meg Chisolm is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In addition to providing psychiatric care for drug-dependent pregnant patients at the Johns Hopkins Center for Addiction and Pregnancy, she is also an established researcher with her own research program focusing on this population.  She has co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications on the topic of drug-dependent pregnant women and is currently Principal Investigator on a NIDA-funded R01 examining the efficacy of Reinforcement Based Treatment in this population. In addition, Dr. Chisolm is Director of Education for the Department of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and director of the first year of the Hopkins psychiatry residency training program.  She has co-authored a psychiatry textbook, “Systematic Psychiatric Evaluation:  A Step-by-Step Guide to ‘The Perspectives of Psychiatry’” (JHU Press, September 2012).

Dr. Chisolm is increasingly being recognized as an expert in the use of social media in medicine.  She has chaired a panel discussion and led a workshop on this topic at the 2012 Biennial Congress of the Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health in Paris, France and at the 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association for Academic Psychiatry in Nashville, Tennessee, respectively, and has just published a systematic review of the use of social media in medical education (Academic Medicine, June 2013). 

 Meg Chisolm will be presenting at 2:00 PM on Friday June 14, 2013 at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego. Her talk is entitled: Social Media: Moving InWomen’s into the Future. She will also be offering a class on Thursday night, June 13, 2013 at 6PM for anyone who would like to learn how to use Twitter in a scientific setting. See an earlier post for more information on the class.  The hashtag for our conference is: #InWo13. Check back to this blog to confirm the location of the class.

 You can register for this meeting here: http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1194309

Key Readings:

Peters M*, Nestadt P, Chisolm M.  Voices coming from Facebook. Current Psychiatry.  2013;12(2);30.

Cheston C, Flickinger T*, Chisolm M. Social media in medical education: A systematic review, in press, Academic Medicine (June 2013 issue)

Batt-Rawden S, Flickinger T, Weiner J, Cheston C, Chisolm M. The Role of Social Media in Clinical Excellence, in review, Clinical Teacher.

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