Social Media Committee

Current Chair: Jay Khadpe, MD. FAAEM, FACEP

Vice Chair: Adam Ross, MD

Board Liaisons: Jessica Smith, MD; Jacob Ufberg, MD

The purpose of this committee is to identify best practices and create a compendium of social media applications in use by EM residency programs.

For inquiries, questions, or comments about the committee, please send an e-mail to CORD staff.
Committee members may send an e-mail to all members of this committee via the committee listserv at

Current Goals & Objectives:

  • Identify best practices and maintain a compendium of social media applications in use by EM residency programs.
  • Collaborate with other CORD committees and task forces to facilitate dissemination of information using social media.
  • Continue to evaluate current social media use among residents and faculty.
  • Maintain and further develop the CORD blog ( as a tool to create an online community for CORD members to share and collaborate educational happenings and ideas.
  • Develop a white paper on the utilization of social media as a form of scholarship for the purposes of academic promotion.

Current Projects:

  • CORD blog:
  • White paper on use of social media for academic promotion


  • Published Recommendations from the Council of Residency Directors (CORD) Social Media Committee on the Role of Social Media in Residency Education and Strategies on Implementation in WestJEM July 2015
  • Published Evaluation of Social Media Use by Emergency Medicine Physicians


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