Dr. Benabio is a graduate of Brown University and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He graduated first in his class in medical school and served as chief dermatology resident at the University of California Irvine. He's currently a Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCSD and partner physician at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, CA. An award-winning speaker, he has addressed national audiences for Kaiser Permanente, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Telemedicine Association.
For over five years, Dr. Jeff Benabio has been using social media channels to help patients learn about skin health and disease and to help doctors learn about engaging patients more effectively. In his practice Dr. Benabio uses disruptive tools such as telemedicine and mobile devices to improve patient access and reduce medical costs. In his talk he'll show us how we're re-inventing medicine with Twitter and Facebook, and why it's the best thing to happen to medicine since vaccines.