#TwittIR: Understanding and Establishing a Twitter Ecosystem for Interventional Radiologists and Their Practices

J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Jan;15(1 Pt B):218-223. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.09.011. Epub 2017 Nov 6.


The use of social media among interventional radiologists is increasing, with Twitter receiving the most attention. Twitter is an ideal forum for open exchange of ideas from around the world. However, it is important for Twitter users to gain a rudimentary understanding of the many potential communication pathways to connect with other users. An intentional approach to Twitter is vital to efficient and successful use. This article describes several common communication pathways that can be utilized by physicians in their interventional radiology practice.

Keywords: IRad; Twitter; filterOUT; interventional radiology; social media.

MeSH terms

  • Education, Medical, Continuing
  • Humans
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Radiology, Interventional* / education
  • Social Media / statistics & numerical data*