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The Australian Medical Association Council of Doctors-in-Training, the New Zealand Medical Association Doctors-in-Training Council, the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association and the Australian Medical Students’ Association are committed to upholding the principles of medical professionalism.
As part of this commitment the organisations have published a guide titled, A guide to online professionalism for medical practitioners and medical students, to help doctors and medical students engage in social media while maintaining professional standards.

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The Australian Medical Association Council of Doctors-in-Training, the New Zealand Medical Association Doctors-in-Training Council, the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association and the Australian Medical Students’ Association are committed to upholding the principles of medical professionalism.
As part of this commitment the organisations have published a guide titled, A guide to online professionalism for medical practitioners and medical students, to help doctors and medical students engage in social media while maintaining professional standards.
The guide includes examples of common mistakes under the headings

- Be careful about what you say and how you say it
- Keep your friends close and others … not so close
- Consider the destiny of your data
- Take control of your privacy
- Are you maintaining professional standards online?

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