Journal of General Internal Medicine

, Volume 23, Issue 12, pp 2155–2155 | Cite as

Intersection of Online Social Networking with Medical Professionalism: Can Medicine Police the Facebook Boom?

  • Tristan Gorrindo
  • Phillip C. Gorrindo
  • James E. Groves
Letter to the Editor


Conflict of Interest Statement

The authors have no conflict of interest to report, financial or otherwise, as it relates to this current work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tristan Gorrindo
    • 1
  • Phillip C. Gorrindo
    • 2
  • James E. Groves
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Medical Scientist Training ProgramVanderbilt University School of MedicineNashvilleUSA

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