Follow the 'Healthcare Twitizens' of the week

Social media health professionals are nominated weekly on #MedicalMonday by Twitter users. Here are the top tweeters that you may want to follow for healthful information.

All of the nominees have been tweeting for a minimum of one year with a certain number of RTs (retweets or re-posts) and interaction with the health care social media community (HCSM).

Also, "one winner each month will be selected to win a year subscription to" ($390/€303), a free app for a health care professional's patients to manage appointments based on tweets and followers.

And, this week's nominees are:

@dockj, Family Medicine Educator, Father, Husband, Health IT. These are my thoughts, not those of my employer. Snake oil cures.

@DavidAKesslerMD, Former FDA commissioner, pediatrician, father, husband. Author of The End of Overeating. Former dean of medical schools at Yale, U. of California San Francisco

@healthythinker, Health economist, advisor, consumer health proponent, participatory health advocate and Health 2.0 evangelist

@symtym, Physician meandering healthcare, law, and technology; Director of Social Media, Emergency Medicine Physicians

@xrad2, Decent Doctor. Bad Bassist. Lush. Apple fanatic.

@enochchoi, dad, hubby, doctor, electronic health record geek, Haiti disaster medical volunteer, blogger, wine geek, foodie, Christian, karaoke warbler


@BarbaraFicarra, Radio Show Host, Executive Producer, Founder, Speaker, Media Coach, Blogger, Consultant, Writer, Registered Nurse and...



Also the HCSM weekly tweetbate debate takes place every Sunday at 8pm CST via Twitter #HCSM with a transcript available for review at