JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 26, 2019) – The American Association of Endocrinologists (AACE), a professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, is pleased to announce that Kevin Pho, M.D. will provide the keynote address during its 28th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Los Angeles.
Taking place April 24-28, 2019, AACE 2019 will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center & JW Marriott and will feature expert speakers, networking events, and trade show exhibitions. Dr. Pho, a practicing board-certified internal medicine physician and founder of KevinMD.com, will speak on the topic, “Social Media and the Physician.” In his presentation, Dr. Pho will demonstrate how social media can facilitate a strong connection between health professionals and patients, and how it can proactively define online reputations. Dr. Pho will use his expertise to highlight how physicians can make their voices heard through social media tools.
Dr. Pho received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and practices primary care in Nashua, New Hampshire. In 2004, he founded KevinMD.com, which has become an influential online platform with more than 3 million monthly views, enabling thousands of physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, medical students, policy experts, and patients to share their insights and stories. News outlets, including The New York Times, CNN, and Forbes, have recognized KevinMD as a valuable online healthcare resource. Dr. Pho is the co-author of the book, "Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices." His commentary regularly appears in USA Today, where he is a member of their editorial Board of Contributors, as well in other national media.
Building on this years’ theme, Get Inspired, conference highlights include: