Our next speaker for #Somebythesea

Hi all, 

We are thrilled to announce our next addition to what is becoming a stellar line up for the inaugural international social media conference for doctors – Dr Edwin Kruys.

For those of you who love reading medical blogs of great quality and filled with up to date expert opinion and debate, you would be well aware of Edwin’s blog, Doctor’s bag. I met Edwin via the oustanding and successful @AHPRAaction campaign, and we have kept in touch since, planning and organising #SoMebythesea, so that we can share our experiences about the importance of social media in many domains of advocacy and education. 

In a world where blogs are as plentiful as stars in the sky, we have chosen Edwin above others to share his insights about how to create, position, update and promote a successful medical blog post. We hope you leave the event ready to find your unique voice through blogging, so you can influence debates and make a difference. 

So, more about Dr Edwin Kruys;

Dr Edwin Kruys

Edwin Kruys is a GP in The Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Edwin studied Medicine and General Practice at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, where he also practised before relocating Down Under in 2006.

Since then, he has worked in the remote communities of Cooktown, North Queensland and Halls Creek in the Kimberley. Until last year he was practice principal in a privately owned super clinic in Geraldton, Western Australia.  

Edwin has a passion for social media an has experimented with enterprise social networks and practice Facebook pages. 

He blogs at Doctorsbag.net about social media, eHealth and healthcare. His blog made headlines in The Australian and various health magazines.”




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